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X1600 Pro VS 9800 Pro

Poll Results: Is it worth upgrading?

 
  • 77% (14)
    Yes, the performance increase is worth it, get the X1600
  • 22% (4)
    NO! Stick with your 9800Pro.
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post #1 of 46
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would this card give me a noticable performance increase?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102665
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post #2 of 46
Well the X1600 PRO will Give you a huge Performance increase as its alot faster and also the X1600 features SM3.

9800 specs : http://www.ati.com/products/radeon98...pro/specs.html
x1600 review+Specs:http://www.bjorn3d.com/read.php?cID=903
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The fillrate on the 9800 Pro is 3.02 and that review of the x1600 Pro said it was 2.0. Is it still better?
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post #5 of 46
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Originally Posted by Commander Kool
The fillrate on the 9800 Pro is 3.02 and that review of the x1600 Pro said it was 2.0. Is it still better?
I am not all to sure about the fillrate. So someone else may be able to assist there.
post #6 of 46
you might be able to get 5 more fps in games. you will not be able to use its hdr feature becasue the fps will drop significanly
post #7 of 46
The X1600 Pro is 2 generations ahead of the 9800 Pro. With newer technology, 4 more pipes, and faster memory and clock speed, the X1600 Pro win hands down.
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post #8 of 46
he isn't asking which is better, he is asking if he will see a big performance increase for the money
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post #9 of 46
Performance is not that much better, contrary to what people seem to think.

A 6600 GT is a bit faster then a 9800 Pro, and an X1600 Pro is a bit faster then a 6600 GT. So it comes down to a X1600 Pro being slightly faster then a 9800 Pro, it will be noticeable, but don't be expect twice the performance. For that you would need at least an X800 Pro, X800 XL, or at least an X1600 XT.
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post #10 of 46
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So I would have a noticable performance increase in Oblivion? Would the increase be worth 140$?
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