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Old 03-31-2006, 11:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Hi, I have narrowed my video card choices down to these two by Evga, both 7900GT's. I see a $50 difference in price and was trying to stay as close to $300 as possible. Can anyone tell me if it's really worth the extra price to jump up, or is the one for $319 good enough? Thanks, I'm not very knowledgable with video cards.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130281

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130282

If someone has something else in mind please do not hesitate to let me know.
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Old 03-31-2006, 11:30 PM   #2 (permalink)
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the expensive one runs at higher megahertz, and has faster memory.

they're both very good, but i would go for the expensive version, so you dont have to update it as soon.
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hehe for once I was hoping the cheaper one would be just as good, but how often does that happen eh?
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Personally I would go with the cheaper one. That 50MHz isn't gong to make a noticeable difference at all. If you were really concerned about making that extra few MHz, then you could likely overclock the cheaper one to the same speed.
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You can overclock it your self for a grand total of $0. I would go for the cheaper one too. If it was $5 or so, then I would go for the higher clocked one.
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The normal and CO versions are the same card, the CO is just overclocked and holds no more or no less OCing potential than the normal version. So ... go with the normal version and you can OC it just as much as the CO version. The superclocked edition is another story.
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Go with the cheaper card-the more expensive card is the same, just overclocked more-you can do this on your own.
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Yeah! Always good to save money I'm using a 21" CRT monitor now and won't be getting a LCD for a while. Are those little adapters they show in the picture able to covert it so I can use my standard VGA?
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Yep-that's what there for.
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