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Old 08-23-2006, 10:36 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Any opinion on the x850 xt platinum

I just bought one yesterday, and well all the reviews I've been reading were pretty good. I guess getting this card was really worth $500 when it was releaed.
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Old 08-23-2006, 05:01 PM   #2 (permalink)
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lol.. i hope you didn't pay NEAR around there... yes its a great card. the platinum edition is significantly more expensive than the regular x850xt, which isn't really worth it.. hope you didn't spend more than $90-$130 on it.
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Old 08-24-2006, 10:37 AM   #3 (permalink)
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Its the best mid-range card you can get for the price, can't beat 16 open pipelines for under $150 US!!
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Old 08-24-2006, 11:36 AM   #4 (permalink)
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i payed 200 with a rebate..so it'd be 150

guess it's not that good of a card >_>

i heard it wasn't really made crossfire ready, but from this one site it mentions it could be used as the slave of the duo.

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ya there is a crossfire edition of this card... so ya, you would use the one you have as the slave..

anyways.. don't worry, for 150 its a great card. you start using it yet?
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yep...i mean the memory clock speed is kinda low but its alright

lol im hearing hte extra noise, it's actually not that bad...and i can honestly say i think i dont hear it at all...

I'll use it as a slave then...once i turn to a new mobo
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The X800 series wasn't that great, but for $150, its not a bad buy. That card was the best of the X800s. As long as you don't care about max settings or cutting edge eye candy, it should last you quite a while.
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if i were to put it as a slave and crossfire, would it be eye candy then >_>
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http://www.tomshardware.com/2006/08/...card_showdown/
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you can say my card is decent then (^_^), thanks i loved the comparison/ review link you gave me.
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