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7900gtx or 7800gtx or 1900xtx?

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currenty using a 7800gtx 512 but someone want to buy it from me for $400..
so i think it might be a good time to upgrade!!

the choice is 1900xtx or 7900 gtx512??

which is better?? and why?? by how much??
personally i am thinking of the 7900gtx... but if the 1900xtx is better i might try an ati after all
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post #2 of 18
7900's are better than the 7800's by ~10% and the 7900's are less expensive too. So I think you're making a good move. In general, nVidia is better than ATi is that nVidia puts out better, faster GPU's at a lesser price.
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post #3 of 18
7900GTX and the X1900XTX perform very similarly, however, the 7900GTX draws much, much less power (roughly 90W vs roughly 135W) and produces far less heat than the X1900XTX. I'd say go for the 7900GTX.
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Get the 7900gtx. Its better overall then the 1900
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post #5 of 18
Get the 7900GTX!

Check this >>> http://www.hkepc.com/hwdb/g71g73-4.htm <<<
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7900GTX; a lot better bang for the buck than the ATI 1900xtx.
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post #7 of 18
notice how not one of the ppl to post yet have a ATi card. I would say get the cheapest, they bother perform similarly, so just get the cheaper of the two.
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post #8 of 18
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i think i have enough confindance to buy the 7900gtx now
thanks for the input!!
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post #9 of 18
get 7900, ati's crossfire tech isn't as mature as sli
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post #10 of 18
Quote:
Originally Posted by ckp64
7900GTX; a lot better bang for the buck than the ATI 1900xtx.
Not true, a $430 x1900XT can be flashed to a $600 XTX, I say get an x1900XT and flash it to an XTX.
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