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Old 10-10-2006, 08:53 PM   #11 (permalink)
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I've heard ATI cards have slightly more speed, but cause more noise, heat, and power consumption.

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Really depends on which card, can't have a blanket statement like that for every card.

And if you are going to get an x850xt(pe) you might want to adjust how the fans work, because if I remember correctly they are set horribly.

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Old 10-11-2006, 09:38 AM   #13 (permalink)
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Originally posted by ProSlayer
I've heard ATI cards have slightly more speed, but cause more noise, heat, and power consumption.
Speed - hmm, maybe, depends on the game and settings.

noise - mine is very reasonable quiet with the Arctic Cooler.

heat - depends on your cooling solution ( Arctic Cooler & AS5 work great for me)

power comsumption - yes, they do have a 4-pin power connector.

* If you look at my rig at the bottom, it only uses about 275 watts.

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