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Old 12-03-2006, 08:44 PM   #11 (permalink)
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Thanks a bunch Tri, I will definatly check out the prices on the 7950, if its not too much more I think I'll consider it as well, but we shall see.

I'll keep ya'll updated!
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Old 12-04-2006, 05:01 AM   #12 (permalink)
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X1950Pro beats or equals the 7900GT and always beats the GS, but not the 7950GT. Its cheaper than all those expect the GS.
No, the 7900GT beats the X1950pro

http://techreport.com/reviews/2006q4...t/index.x?pg=4

7900GT performed better than X1950pro in most of the tests

7900GS performed as good as X1950pro
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Old 12-04-2006, 09:16 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Same game. Different Reviewer.

TechReport vs. Anandtech? I pick Anandtech.
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Old 12-04-2006, 10:23 PM   #14 (permalink)
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Have to agree with you once again TriEclipse, lol. But I was curious, after reading reviews and what not, what would be an acceptable frame rate, with no lag, one that runs smoothly? Because I can't really get a good idea as to how good these cards are since I don't know at what frame rate the lag occurs lol.
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Don't think that the framerates you see on the benchmarks are the same ones you're going to see in-game; The benchmarks are much much more intensive than the actual game is, so the framerates are a lot lower.

For videocards, you buy the best you can afford. If it doesn't run like you want, you have to tone down the settings, nothing else to be done about it. Luckily even the 7900GS is a powerhouse of a card that'll play most games out there at max. Oblivion is obviously an exception, but the second most-intensive, FEAR, will easily be maxed out.
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Actually, I gotta agree with maroon.

http://www23.tomshardware.com/graphi...=607&chart=231

Check out the other benchmarks with those two cards as well.
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Tom's Hardware is a joke for CPU and GPU reviews.

Everyone is supposed to know that.
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you can voltmod 7900 GT's and 7950 GT's, and get big overclocks.
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you can voltmod 7900 GT's and 7950 GT's, and get big overclocks.
you can also raise voltage on an ati card without voltmodding just through ati tool

though it is limited to 1.575 volts
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I've got my 7900 GT to 1.68V, from 1.2V stock. overclocked it from 450 to 750MHZ
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