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Old 04-24-2006, 05:22 AM   #1 (permalink)
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what's the difference between the following two? why is the first one more expensive.

EVGA e-GeForce 7800GT CO PCI-e

EVGA e-GeForce 7800GT PCI-E 256MB

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Old 04-24-2006, 05:40 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Because it come pre-overclocked out of the Factory. Its a stupid PR thing, you could easily overclock the second card to the first card's speeds at home, and pay nothing for it!

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Old 04-24-2006, 05:43 AM   #3 (permalink)
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true but the CO ships with a better cooler i think....however i don't know what the price difference is. don't even bother with the 7800 series anymore its going to become dead kind of like the 6800gt. the 7900gt is only a little more expensive
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Old 04-24-2006, 05:59 AM   #4 (permalink)
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CO = copper heatink im pretty sure

They are exactly the same except the heatsink and maybe the clock speeds
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Old 04-24-2006, 06:26 AM   #5 (permalink)
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kool. from what i've heard, a copper heatsink is better than an aluminum one bcuz it's a better thermal conductor.
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