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post #11 of 35
well according to the over clock:

738 vs 675Mhz (about 9%)
1782 vs 1620Mhz (almost 10%)

So around 9% difference in some games/apps

As to "Would I see a major difference in performance?"
Dunno depends on where you look
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post #12 of 35
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Originally Posted by TheDreadedGMan View Post
well according to the over clock:

738 vs 675Mhz (about 9%)
1782 vs 1620Mhz (almost 10%)

So around 9% difference in some games/apps

As to "Would I see a major difference in performance?"
Dunno depends on where you look
In games....like CoD, BFBC, AoE III, Mass effect, World in Conflict...Fallout...NFS shift.
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post #13 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by vinton13 View Post
Thats the thing, I'm not in the US. So, you know, trying to figure out how bad of a mistake was it.

AND I already got it...
In that case, it's not that bad I suppose. It should still be a good card, just not as good as the other one really to answer your question. Probably not worth selling it as the other card wouldn't give you a huge boost in performance.
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post #14 of 35
There will definitely be a difference.

However, you can reduce the gap by overclocking.
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post #15 of 35
There is a difference because of the higher clocks but honestly, it's going to be a slight difference and probably one you don't even notice. But if you're a hard core clocker, you'll notice the difference. If you're just plugging and playing, IMHO...no.

Hope this helps some.
    
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post #16 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by vinton13 View Post
Nah, well, I ain't in the US. Exchange would be a real pain in the ass.
But, will I see a major difference?
Oh, then it's not worth it. Remember, ignorance is bliss, so try to avoid thinking about the difference.

Quote:
Originally Posted by Unleash The Beast View Post
You could either
a. cancel the order
b. refuse taking the box from the delivery guys and newegg will refund your account
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shrimp View Post
One is clocked higher, so there will certainly be a difference. Now, I'm not sure if it's on the list, but you could try to register the card with EVGA then step up to something else. (Never used the step up program so I'm not sure how it works exactly).

Also I'm pretty sure if it didn't ship yet you can cancel the order with Newegg.
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These were my suggestions. Refuse the delivery, and it'll get back to newegg.
Guys, Newegg does not ship to Trinidad and Tobago.
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post #17 of 35
only thing is the one you ordered had quite a few reviews about fan issues.

But they are newegg reviews, so take that for what it's worth.
    
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post #18 of 35
I mean yes there is a difference, but the one you ordered is easy to overclock, and is already a pretty strong card for the games you want to play. You should be pleased with the performance, and overclocking will be a lot of fun. So make sure to overclock if you can! If you have any questions about overclocking, ask here

edit: "here" being where you already posted, and some tools are listed here2
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post #19 of 35
I'd be surprised if you couldn't oc the one you got to make up the difference.
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post #20 of 35
Quote:
Originally Posted by vinton13 View Post
Fellas...I made an error...
I purchased this:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-538-_-Product

Instead of this:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...-514-_-Product

Would I see a major difference in performance?

EDIT: Links have been changed, it was the 1GB version, not the 512MB version.
Did you add this GTS 250 to the XFX GTS 250?
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