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7900GT: Unlocking the Beast Within!

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The 7900GT launched just about a month ago seems to be eyed by a lot of enthusiasts holding a mid-range budget. For these group of gamers and 3D lovers, squeezing every bit of performance and image quality out of their hardware seems to be a growing trend.

The card was flying at 800MHz on the core and 1063MHz on the memory!! That's about an 80% overclock, and it broke through 7,000 points in 3D Mark 06
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Woah, that is crazy!
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Wow. Very nice.
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post #3 of 10
cows go moo...and that card goes whoo!
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Interesting... very interesting... I was thinking I might have to go with an X1900XT to get the performance I need but that 7900GT is giving performance well over a stock 7900GTX and X1900XTX, so I should be safe with a volt-modded watercooled 7900GT and I'd save $100+.
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hmm im gonna have to check this out, i have a 7900GT XFX brand. THANSK FOR THIS INFO!
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awesome, what if zalman made a real tasty air cooling solution for it rather than the "homemade" one, i'd buy it.
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If I get my hands on a 7900GT, I will do this.
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Been posted a couple times, but nonetheless it's a good article

I'm going to get around to doing it once I get my WC going
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I'm getting a time out error. Is the page still good? I would like to read it if it is.
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Originally Posted by elbrendo
awesome, what if zalman made a real tasty air cooling solution for it rather than the "homemade" one, i'd buy it.

vf900CU is not homemade...and I just ordered one...give that a shot.
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