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I am interested in possibly buying a X800XT Platinum card and was wondering what the best aftermarket one was that would perform better than the stock ATI card?

Thank you for any opinions!
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They are all going to perform about the same if you have the 800XT Platinum edition already. The only real differences between the manufacturers are the types of coolers they use and if they overclock it or not. If you've already got one, save your money for a current generation card.
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Thanks!

No I dont have one, but was thinking about buying one and was jsut curious who the best manufacturer would be to get one from?
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I personally like HIS Hightech. I like them because most of their cards have a rally nice cooling system called IceQ 2 or something like that. It's supposed to keep your load temps about 11 C cooler than the reference cooler which means you can probably OC it better.
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If you can find one, I'd get an X800 GTO2. They are 99.99999% guaranteed to flash to an X850XTPE.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...ice=&maxPrice=
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The the Sapphire GT0 ultimate the same at the GTO2?

http://www.sapphiretech.com/en/produ...w.php?gpid=120
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And to they make the GTO2 in a AGP?
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dont think they do
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Any other opinions on what the best company to go with for a nice aftermarket x850xt platinum edition? Thanks!
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post #10 of 11
Only some of the GTO cards (other than GTO2) have the required r480 core to flash it.

And I don't think the GTO2 comes in AGP.
    
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