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Pre-overclocked cards cost more, Man there's a lot of noobs. I mean one visit to overclock.net they'd realize how dumb it is to pay extra for a special OC edition.
Indeed. Why pay $50-100 more for something you could do yourself often times simply by opening up Coolbits and pressing "Detect Optimal Frequencies"
    
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The 512? Dude. No it doesnt. Must I prove it to you?

http://www.driverheaven.net/reviews/7800512dhreview/

x1800xt wins most of the max settings in games...plus it costs $150-$200 less..
    
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http://www.driverheaven.net/reviews/7800512dhreview/

x1800xt wins most of the max settings in games...plus it costs $150-$200 less..
I dunno what review you read, but in that one you linked to the X1800XT only won 2 of the 7 tests... I dunno if I would say that's "most" of them....
    
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http://www.driverheaven.net/reviews/7800512dhreview/

x1800xt wins most of the max settings in games...plus it costs $150-$200 less..
Little inconsistant with this.. http://graphics.tomshardware.com/gra...ml#3dmark_2003.. The X1800XT wins only at 1024x768, and even then its just by 2 fps..
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Yeah, the X1800XT really doesnt beat the 7800GTX 512 in much of anything. It starts to narrow the gap when you put on the eyecandy, but on most of the cases, the FPS are so low anyway that its a moot point.

I think in F.E.A.R at 1280 with 4x AA and 4xAF the ATI beats out the 7800 or something, but both get like 20fps, so who cares, its not like you can play at that anyway. ^.^

As much as I like ATI, the 7800GTX is just a sweet sweet card.
    
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Yeah, the X1800XT really doesnt beat the 7800GTX 512 in much of anything. It starts to narrow the gap when you put on the eyecandy, but on most of the cases, the FPS are so low anyway that its a moot point.

I think in F.E.A.R at 1280 with 4x AA and 4xAF the ATI beats out the 7800 or something, but both get like 20fps
, so who cares, its not like you can play at that anyway. ^.^

As much as I like ATI, the 7800GTX is just a sweet sweet card.
Err.. No.. .. That would be at a very (very very very) high res until they went down to that..
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Originally Posted by Jori
Little inconsistant with this.. http://graphics.tomshardware.com/gra...ml#3dmark_2003.. The X1800XT wins only at 1024x768, and even then its just by 2 fps..
Are DriverHeaven and Toms Hardware Guide the only sites that compared the X1800XT to the GTX512?
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Totally off topic, but that's really interesting that the added RAM on the 512MB GTX has almost no benefit in most games... .
    
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Totally off topic, but that's really interesting that the added RAM on the 512MB GTX has almost no benefit in most games... .
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