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Hey,

I can get one card or the other for around the same price. Which would be the better card to buy? Taking into consideration I'm gunna OC the backside off it

Or if anyone could, Recommend me a card at around the £150 (+\\- £15) mark. Remember, I'm In the UK, not the US
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No body?

I just read a thread by TheWaxShop about how to get the x1800xl to crazy speeds - like 7800GTX OC speeds . I think I may go with that.

Any reasons why I shouldnt?
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The 7600GT it more or less an X800. I would go with the X1800 fo sho!
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the 1800 is a much more powerful card. The X1800 is on par with the 7900GT.
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I doubt the XL will be. Even if it rivals the 7800GT i'll be happy
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Well, the x1800GTO and the 7600GT are about the same. The x1800xl has four more pipes than the GTO making it better. On top of that x1800 cards are known to be great overclockers.
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Originally Posted by Melcar
Well, the x1800GTO and the 7600GT are about the same. The x1800xl has four more pipes than the GTO making it better. On top of that x1800 cards are known to be great overclockers.
True. If you need an example i think Italian stallion has one that he got 400mhz extra on the memory and a buttload extra on the core aswell. The x1800xl is farly superior to the 7600GT, although i would reccomend getting the x1800XT which does have very fast memory and a bunch extra on the core too.
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post #8 of 25
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What sort of card will it compare to at stock? 7800GT? I know the nVidia Series better than the ATi series :/
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Quote:
Originally Posted by The_Jester
What sort of card will it compare to at stock? 7800GT? I know the nVidia Series better than the ATi series :/

A x1800xl is a little slower than a 7800gt.
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Hmm...just wait until I have my dastardly way with it!
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