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I'm planning on buying a X1950GT and I'd like to put an aftermarket cooler on it for overclocking and silence purposes. I couldn't find any information on what fits though. Does anybody know? Thanks!
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post #2 of 7
The 1950 pro's are not good OC'ers and I don't think the GT's are any better,I think they have the same 570 core
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Well it's for an AGP slot and it's one of the best cards they make for AGP, especially for the price. Another reason I want an aftermarket cooler is so I can take off the noisy fan it comes with and replace it with something else.
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How much they want for it?
They make a 3850 AGP but that pricey.
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post #5 of 7
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Yeah, the 3850 is more expensive than I'd want.

Newegg has a X1950GT for 99$ + shipping, but it's an open item. That also seems to be the going rate on ebay. I'm torn between either the X1950GT or a 7600GT with DDR3, since the one in my sig has DDR2 and gets about half the memory clocks.

Do you think a X1950GT overclocked would still be better than a volt modded and overclocked 7600GT?
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post #6 of 7
The X1950GT cooler shouldn't be all that noisy - it's not the leaf-blower than was used on the X1800XT/X1900XT or anything. Granted, it's not the best or most efficient cooler on the market, but it's not terribly loud at least.
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post #7 of 7
The 1950GT is 256 bit memory interface and the 7600GT is 128
I think the 1950GT is more comparable with the 7800
I don't think the 1950GT will OC much.
Not sure how well the 7000 series OC so you might want to check that in the Nvidia forum.
Here is a good site for comparing cards and getting info.
Hope this helps.
http://www.gpureview.com/show_cards....=436&card2=519
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