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Old 11-09-2008, 08:37 PM   #61 (permalink)
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Whoa.. AMD vs nVidia fight happened here?
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But when you want to Crossfire/SLI, you will need a X38/X48 (the cheapest starts at $200) to get 16x/16x while the 750i FTW is $150.
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i believe you pay for quality. i've got my eye on a evga 750i ftw on newegg for 165 right now.
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Lets get back on track guys.

The 9800GT or HD4830 will do great.
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i've been working on my friends 790i ultra and have had nothing but love for it!!!! awesome board... i wish i had gone for the 790i

and anyway... we should look at overclocking potential of 9800gt and 4830.. i know for a fact if the 4830 is anything like the 4850... it will not do over 700mhz without a voltmod
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To the Original Poster:

Newegg.com - POWERCOLOR AX4830 512MD3-H Radeon HD 4830 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards
Newegg.com - MSI N9800GT-T2D512-OC GeForce 9800 GT 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Desktop Graphics / Video Cards

Choose one
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9800gt will not fail. it will overclock like a beast.
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Guys let him decide.. don't push something down his throat.. and he's using the card

Both are the exact same price, before and after rebate.. pick one

(I'm not trying to be a jerk guys but I'm just trying to stop some flaming and me giving infractions)
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and anyway... we should look at overclocking potential of 9800gt and 4830.. i know for a fact if the 4830 is anything like the 4850... it will not do over 700mhz without a voltmod
my sources tells me otherwise

Radeon HD 4830 review HIS technology

Quote:
Easily we were able to push the core towards 700 MHz and the memory towards 2000 MHz (effective).
techPowerUp :: PowerColor Radeon HD 4830 512 MB Review :: Page 29 / 30

attained even better results
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That's crazy... almost matched the HD 4850 in some situations, matched it in some...

It's a waste of potential we can't soft mod it to an HD 4850
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