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Old 12-16-2004, 12:59 PM   #21 (permalink)
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The 9800 uses 8 pixel pipelines whereas the x800 uses 12
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Old 12-16-2004, 01:07 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Yes there is a differance. With the 9800 Pro you have the ability to 'flash' it to a 9800XT, resulting in more FPS. This is basically just overclocking it, getting more than what you payed for.

If you honestly are only going to use the card for just those games you'll be more than pleased with anything above a 9800 Pro. The processor also plays a large roll in the FPS and smoothness, the CPU you picked out is more than enough for any of those games.

Benchmark wise the x800 with a similar system to your setup would get around 12,000-13,000 points in 3DMark03. On my stock 9800 Pro I got 10746. That's about 2000 below the x800, I also saved about $150 and will never notice a differance in gaming unless the games get really graphics heavy. I plan on buying a new card in 2 years or so anyways just to keep up with everything.
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So with my set up the 9800 xt or pro would be more than enough
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I said you can 'flash' the 9800 Pro to a 9800XT. It's like flashing the BIOS to a newer version, only the clock specs raise to 9800XT specifications and you get better game play for less. Go with the 9800 Pro.
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Alright, what about downgraded my processor? or should I just leave it.
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Only downgrade if you don't have the money. If you have the money for everything, then disregard everything I said about the 9800 Pro and get that x800 XT PCIe card.
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Alright, what about downgraded my processor? or should I just leave it.
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Old 12-16-2004, 04:20 PM   #28 (permalink)
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what is the difference between these 2 vid cards:

http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...102-297&depa=1

http://www.newegg.com/app/ViewProduc...102-361&depa=1
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What is a good processor. I have the radion pro800 vid card and im looking at the amd 64 55 processor. I want to downgrade possibly and don't know what would still give me no lag and good quality.
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What is a good processor. I have the radion pro800 vid card and im looking at the amd 64 55 processor. I want to downgrade possibly and don't know what would still give me no lag and good quality.
I've already answered your questions. You're just asking the same questions in different form everytime I check this. Like I said you will not have any problems with Medal of Honor lagging. If a 750mhz computer like my old one can run it, then you have no worries.
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