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Old 08-19-2005, 05:49 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Which would u recommend? Could you unlock the 4 pipelines and oc the gt to the gtx for the $100 difference or just get the 7800gtx and save yourself the problem of doing that and the possibility of "killing" the card?

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Old 08-19-2005, 06:15 PM   #2 (permalink)
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don't think theres enough people that have thoroughly messed with the 7800 series yet....as far as I'm aware the whole 'unlocking the pipelines' is pure speculation....you'd have to do a google search or something to see if you can find any real information as to whether that can even be done.

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Old 08-19-2005, 09:37 PM   #3 (permalink)
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It been confirmed that you can not unlock it with RivaTuner. But there may be a way to unlock it with a bios Flash.

IMHO the Gt is defiantly the winner. Its only 5 10 fps slower than a GTX in most games, and is 100-140 bucks cheaper. With that extra cash you save, either go buy more games, or get more Ram for all the recent Ram munching games.
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Either one is good really, so i guess you cant be picky. If you actualy have the money then go the better route but in all honesty they are both bangin so either will do fine.
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Old 08-20-2005, 04:58 AM   #5 (permalink)
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id get 7800 GT and ram or somtin
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