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Old 10-06-2007, 08:37 PM   #31 (permalink)
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Default Re: 8800GTS 320MB is faster than HD2900pro

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cool. U have an XT also? If so, can Crossfire work with it?
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cool. U have an XT also? If so, can Crossfire work with it?
no.. its not an xt imma flash the bios to it

im still waiting on the card though.. but once its in.. and i've successfully flashed the bios.. imma just get rid of the pro part.. seeing as you'll never know the difference anyway.. well besides the better cooling!
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I am not doubting it, I just never heard this anywhere else.

Can you explain to me how the HD 2900 Pro has better cooling?
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I am not doubting it, I just never heard this anywhere else.

Can you explain to me how the HD 2900 Pro has better cooling?
its got 3 copper pipes instead of 2
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its got 3 copper pipes instead of 2
oh really? Nice. Good for OCing then.

question though, i was thinking of putting AS5, once i get some, on the 2900 Pro, once i get it, for better cooling. Would i void the warranty if i apply AS5 on the 2900 Pro?
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i doubt AMD would be smart enough to notice that you replaced it...... unless you put it back weird..
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i doubt AMD would be smart enough to notice that you replaced it...... unless you put it back weird..
lol no they would be like, "hey? This isnt the thermal grease we use!"
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I replaced the paste on my X1950XT with MX-1. If the card blows, I won't mention it to them.
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