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Old 05-29-2007, 10:27 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Im buying a 7950gt 256mb card, but what else in the price range competes with it? The selling point for me is the XFX model with passive cooling, which=silence. What are my options as far performance, and silence, in the 200 dollar or less range.
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X1950XT 256mb for 190 with 20 MIR destroys a 7950GT....end of story lol.
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What are my options as far as quiet cooling for one?
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Turn the cooler down to 50% or so and you shouldn't hear it hah. You will be pushing 80 temps but thats still safe and faster than a 7950GT. Other than that your not really going to find a better card that's completley silent as well.
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im shure msi makes a silent one
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y not save a bit more and get a 320mb 8800gts it would be worth it
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the 8800gts will give a big increase in perf. but its about 80-130 extra.
I would go for the x1950xt really good card.
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the x1950xt is significantly better yeah..but "destroys" is a bit of an exaggeration.
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the x1950xt is significantly better yeah..but "destroys" is a bit of an exaggeration.

True..
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the x1950xt is significantly better yeah..but "destroys" is a bit of an exaggeration.
yes very true indeed.......
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