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Old 08-18-2007, 11:07 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Question Which videocard's better?

Hi! I'm planning on buying a video card, but idk which one to buy. Please tell me which video card is better.

Which video card is better?

HIS Hightech H260PRF512DDN-R Radeon HD 2600PRO 512MB 128-bit GDDR2 PCI Express x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card
-Link: Radeon HD 2600PRO

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HIS Hightech H195PRF512DDN-R Radeon X1950PRO 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Ready Video Card
-Link: Radeon X1950PRO

Pleaseee tell me which video card is better!!
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Old 08-18-2007, 11:18 PM   #2 (permalink)
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The X1950PRO is better for gaming. The HD 2600PRO is better for media, such as encoding and decoding videos, I believe...

For about the same price, as the X1950PRO, why not get the more powerful X1950XT?:
Newegg.com - SAPPHIRE 100186L Radeon X1950XT 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail
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What are you planning to use the VGA for? Gaming? Photoshop, CAD, Video Editing?
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By his name, i'm guessing that he's using it for gaming

I would either go with the 256MB PRO (stay away from the 512 version) or the 256 X1950XT, as b1 suggested.
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Old 08-19-2007, 12:25 PM   #5 (permalink)
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So the X1950XT is still better than X1950PRO even it has 256MB?? cause the X1950PRO has 512MB

I'm getting a new video card, so that i can play my games fast, better, stronger, idk if stronger is correct.
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The amount of memory, doesn't impact gaming much. The number of pixel shaders or pipelines, is the big factor that determines the graphic card's performance....and the X1950XT has 48 pixel shaders, compared to the Pro's 36.
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as said above x1950pro out of those 2, and the x1950xt blows both away
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Newegg.com - SAPPHIRE 100186L Radeon X1950XT 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail

Don't buy this. I have it, it is severely underclocked. It should be 625/900 (as advertised on Newegg) but it's really only 500/545. I can't even make it run at the right clocks.

At those clocks, it's a very poor card.
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Newegg.com - SAPPHIRE 100186L Radeon X1950XT 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail

Don't buy this. I have it, it is severely underclocked. It should be 625/900 (as advertised on Newegg) but it's really only 500/545. I can't even make it run at the right clocks.

At those clocks, it's a very poor card.
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Newegg.com - SAPPHIRE 100186L Radeon X1950XT 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express x16 HDCP Ready CrossFire Supported Video Card - Retail

Don't buy this. I have it, it is severely underclocked. It should be 625/900 (as advertised on Newegg) but it's really only 500/545. I can't even make it run at the right clocks.

At those clocks, it's a very poor card.
hmmm...I haven't heard that, from any of others, that own this card.

igamer,
Just because one person, said it's a very poor card, doesn't mean it's poor card at all.
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