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7600GT faster then X850XT?

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I find it hard to believe that the 7600GT is faster then the X850XT. The ATi card has a larger memory interface and more pipelines, the only thing the 7600GT has is its high clock speeds.

I'm building a gaming rig for my roomate and can't decide between these two cards
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7600gt. Its just an all around better card. It has SM3, it benches higher, it produces less heat, and it has better driver support (drivers to optomise Oblivion).
    
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pipes dont translate directly. 7600gt is supposed to be a very nice card.
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Check out this review, you should be very glad to read this:

http://www.extremetech.com/article2/...1945664,00.asp
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thanks a lot guys, now I know exactly which card to get

+REP for all of you
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Quote:
Originally Posted by lightsource
Check out this review, you should be very glad to read this:

http://www.extremetech.com/article2/...1945664,00.asp
That has to be about the most interesting way of laying down a comparison of cards I've seen in a while! After seeing that I'm leaning towards running 7600GTs in SLi in my next major overhaul.
    
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hah i like that way of comparing video cards...never seeen that before...but yes i prefer the 7600gt also its an all around better card..and very overclockable!
    
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