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You could, but it really doesn't mean it will be completely stable. At least coming from the factory it's overclocked pretty high, and from there you could theoretically take it a little further.
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good deal on that. if the 7900GT comes out next month, you can believe that i'm stepping up to that!
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Originally Posted by GatorLCA
So just sell the XL, you should be able to get at least $300 for a NIB XL, then buy the GT
Naw, I'm picking the XL over the GT. I've done my reasearch, and the x1800XL owns the 7800GT when both are overclocked. Also, the xl owns the GT at stock speeds with AA and AF are cranked up all the way.
I've done my homework, I know.
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Now if by owning you mean 4-5 FPS then thats not really owning.

But I see you are using a CRT so if you're playing at 16x12 then yeah it's probably the better choice, at 1280x1024 the GT is better but if you want everything cranked up all the way you're going to need more RAM
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post #15 of 17
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I think they just realized their goof guys. They raised the price to $289. It's still a good deal either way, but I think you can get the card cheaper from newegg now.

Here is the link for the newegg card.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130256

It's out of stock now, geez, this certainly was a popular card.
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eVGA Geforce 7800GT @ 460Mhz 255$ after rebate
http://www.monarchcomputer.com/Merch...ct_Code=190290

eVGA Geforce 7800GT @ 470Mhz 295$ after rebate
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130249

Does 10Mhz difference worth 40$ ?
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eVGA Geforce 7800GT @ 460Mhz 255$ after rebate
http://www.monarchcomputer.com/Merch...ct_Code=190290

eVGA Geforce 7800GT @ 470Mhz 295$ after rebate
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130249

Does 10Mhz difference worth 40$ ?
depends on the person. personally, that's what overclocking is for.
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