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Old 12-06-2005, 10:39 PM   #41 (permalink)
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nice thread gaara

btw i would just NOT get anything that performs as well as a 512mb 7800GTX cos i can play everything on my 6600GT and im happy. Sure a 7800GT would be nice but what is the differance in grfx between a 7800GT amd 512mb 7800GTX? cos i would rather save the money and get a next gen card when they come out

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Old 12-27-2005, 10:14 PM   #42 (permalink)
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Hey gaara I know you said "I'll let you decide" but most people here know your position and Dell calls you a lier... I think these charts are alittle biased myself I'll let you decide that.

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Old 12-28-2005, 12:46 AM   #43 (permalink)
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Old 12-29-2005, 02:10 PM   #44 (permalink)
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Yea this thread is really informative..

I was going to buy another vid card at a later date, but now i dont know if I will. If i notice some drop in fps with new games then maybe i will. For now mine gets the job done, I dont know about these benchmarks my 7800GT gets somewhere in btw 150-220 fps at 1280x1024x32 in Half Life 2 with AA at 4, AF at 16, and image settings at High Quality.
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Old 12-30-2005, 03:05 PM   #45 (permalink)
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great post you have done ur homework
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Old 12-30-2005, 03:16 PM   #46 (permalink)
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Half Life 2 isn't very demanding, I am able to play it with all the settings at the highest, and the resolution as high as my monitor can support (1280x1024), and still play it without any problems. Did I mention that my current card is a 6600GT(eVga version runs around 120 dollars) that is slightly overclocked. It doesn't take the most expensive cards to play HL2.

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Old 12-30-2005, 10:51 PM   #47 (permalink)
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ok i like the review i think it should stay. also crossfire sounds alot better than sli, and i mean that literally. u walk around teling people u got crossfire and they think whoa he has twice the fire power, but u walk around telling people u got sli and they think huh???sli???what gives???

ok i think that initially the X1800XT was overkill for the 7800 but then nvidia put in 512MB of memory on the GTX version to compensate and now the GTX version is a tad bit faster than the XT. however as usual, nvidia is better in terms of bang for the buck. a good investment is a 6800 and unlock the extra pipes.
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Old 01-01-2006, 06:50 PM   #48 (permalink)
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well corssfire is a waste of money of course if u get a 7800gtx it will still perform fantastic with all the settings turned up if ur rich and an ati fanboy get it if not then meh. Wow i havent heard that term in a while(ati fanboy).
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Always wondered, is crossfire the same technology as SLI or are they 2 completely different creatures?
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Old 01-03-2006, 01:59 AM   #50 (permalink)
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just looking at the post with the charts from Dell, wtf?? a 7800 beaten by an x850 PE is that MEANT to happen or a marketing ploy from dell?

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