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Old 05-27-2006, 10:47 PM   #11 (permalink)
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wow i didnt knew they made 256mb versions of that card.

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Old 05-27-2006, 10:54 PM   #12 (permalink)
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the 128MB versions are better.

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Old 05-27-2006, 11:11 PM   #13 (permalink)
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I told you before that the 256mb versions of any older cards suck. The extra ram slows the card down considerately. I had an FX 5600ultra w/ 256mb of ram and its counterpart 128mb version raped it. Get the 29 dollar 128mb version which is cheaper and better. Dont go for looks cause that big aluminum HSF on it looks cheap and ****ty.
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Old 05-29-2006, 09:23 AM   #14 (permalink)
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Old 05-29-2006, 09:51 AM   #15 (permalink)
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id say get the 128 version you may also be able to overclock higher with lower temps with less ram due to less heat generated. even if it is a small difference.
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Old 05-29-2006, 10:01 AM   #16 (permalink)
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