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Old 12-31-2006, 07:19 AM   #11 (permalink)
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hence why I said "go for it... it's only 20 pounds."
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But I'm arguin for the 7900gt which is the cheaper version sorry I'm not very good at keeping to a budget (planned to spend £600 a month ago now the total is £1400 with a new monitor and keyboard) which makes me lack in this kind of decision making.

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then get the 7900GT...
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Lol but I still like the idea of having a 7950Gt ok I'll start again with 1 simple question:

What is better 256mb 7900GT (oc'd to GTX) or a 512mb 7950GT??

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I think that question was answered, and you rebuttled it. the REAL question is: What do you want to spend and how long do you want this card to last? the R600's are right around the corner and the 8800's are out... So I ask this: do YOU feel it's worth it?
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get the 512 7950GT mate, my friends got an MSI 7900 256mb, although its a very good card he cant play Battlefield 2142 at highest settings without getting terrible lag, where as i can run everything on full and still have good frames per second on the same game, and we both have the same systems except he has the X2 4600.

So clearly the 512 7950GT is better performing
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Ok thanx thats all i needed to know to justify the cost of one less pair of calvin kleins this summer .

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Scans prices for a 7950GT is pretty good aswell, its about what i paid about a month ago, well worth it

I expect you know this already but make sure you have a power connecter for the card and make sure you dont have a tiny case or you could have problems with the card fouling on something, plus the card needs space to breath as its high spec and gets quite warm.

Dont let me worry you though, the cards not huge but its not small either if you know what i mean
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I'm going to be using an antec 430W true power 2.0 to power it.

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That will be fine mate
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