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Old 07-29-2004, 04:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Default x800Xt - any good comments?!

I have recently ordered a new system with a x800XT card. It will be delivered next weekend. ( think it's an MSI based card)
I am now a bit worried after reading in a previous post of someone having probs with a x800XT ( heat issues )
has anyone got this card and are you happy with it.

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Old 07-29-2004, 06:01 PM   #2 (permalink)
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if you are afraid of overheating issues, just make sure that your case has proper cooling.

sorry don't have one of these cards.

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Old 07-29-2004, 06:19 PM   #3 (permalink)
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If your affraid ill allways switch you for my 9200SE, it doesnt overheat ANY.
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Old 07-29-2004, 06:50 PM   #4 (permalink)
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i will not recommend MSI's card at this stage, as MSI has entered into ATi's AIB's this year (though a bad strategic decision, after 6800 has launched).

go for some Asus card or who so ever has been builing for at least a year, in which Asus and ATi's own are of course should have to be on top list.
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Old 07-29-2004, 07:21 PM   #5 (permalink)
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You should be more then fine with proper fan placement inside the case

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Old 07-30-2004, 02:22 AM   #6 (permalink)
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I'm buying the system from meshcomputers witn a 3 year on-site warranty.
I suppose if I really do struggel they will sort it out, maybe replace it for a 6800 ultra )
I know someone els who has a mesh system and who is very happy with their aftelsales service

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