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Old 01-11-2006, 09:26 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Is the company powercolor any good? And i suspect that you will be able to unlock the pipelines with rivatuner (thats how i unlocked them with my GT)
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Old 01-11-2006, 11:12 AM   #12 (permalink)
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I have an x800xt and I love it. I would beware ATI has annoying drivers. It took me three installs to get them to work.
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powercolor is... a bargain bin video card. You may get it to work 100% fine, and then on the other hand, they may have shotty horrible drivers and it doesn't even work on the PC.

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From what i've read, not all 6800gs cards can be unlocked.
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Old 01-11-2006, 05:01 PM   #15 (permalink)
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Yeah, PCI-E's cant unlock and some AGP's cant.
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I read that if you unluck the vertex pipeline and the 4 pixel pipelines on the 6800gs it will cause artifacts, but if you only unlock the vertex pipe it runs fine.
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hrmm from the reviews with unlocked pipes i've read, it was like a 5% difference.. but then again, that 5 percent can make all the difference
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