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Old 10-28-2005, 10:40 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Okay I'm planning on buying an eVGA 7800GTX and I narrowed it down to these two.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130235 This one comes with BF2

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130254 But this one comes with the special heatsink

Will I be able to OC even further with that special heatsink or should I just get the BF2 bundle?

Also is the FX-53 the 4000+ now?
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Dont see any good reviews on the second one.
So Id go with the BF2 one.
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They both look good but that heatsink one looks interesting... never seen it before, and there are no reviews on it. So i'd get the BF 2 package or wait for some reviews on the heatsink one. Or even go out and do some research on that heatsink one.
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Eh, I'd go with the BF2 one.

And the only different between the FX-53 and the Athlon 64 4000+ is that the FX-53 has the CPU multipliers unlocked. You can change the CPU multipliers on a FX processors as high as 25x. But its not worth the extra $300 just for the multipliers. Yea, they use better silicon in the FX series, but w/e, thats negligible. Also, I think only TigerDirect.com sells FX-53s anymore.
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Okay I found a topic about the ACSĀ³ cooling board and it is here http://www.firingsquad.com/hardware/...view/page2.asp

Basically it is the same the KO http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130237 but it's just not factory OCed.
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get the BF2 package.
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Okay I think I'm going to get the bundle.
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The second one is offered in many different colors on eVGA.com, which I think is cool. I have never seen a Vid Card company offer heatsinks in so many different colors. Very cool for a person like me who are anal about everything, and how everything looks.
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Well I'd just get the cheapest GTX out there and OC it but thats just me.
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What I am wondering about is will this special heatsink allow me to OC a lot more then the other one. The other one is basically the basic version except that it comes with BF2 so it is easier to buy them as a bundle, cause BF2 is probablly going to be one of the first games that I buy
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