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Old 09-16-2005, 05:27 PM   #16
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I would not choose the XFX just for 5MHz more core speed, but if you really want the games then that may be how you want to go. If you are more concerned about clockspeed, then maybe the suped up 7800GT CO from eVGA might be more your style.

Personally, If the eVGA and XFX were the same price, I'd likely go with XFX *if* I wanted the games. However, I really like eVGA because you are allowed to overclock and install custom coolers without voiding the lifetime warranty.

I forget what type of warranty XFX has, but eVGA's is tough to beat.
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Old 09-16-2005, 05:49 PM   #17
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ya the lifetime warrenty does sound really good. and the games aren't really a big concern.. considering i have 2/3 of them.

u say that u oc'd ur card to:
eVGA 7800GT (470/1.12)

is that with the stock fan?

also have u noticed n e artifacts in games like cs:source?

i currently have a sapphire x800xt. and during cs i see these weird colors on the walls and on my gun. like dots of green, pink, purple. in some maps but not all. pisses me off, thas why im planning to sell this and get 1 of the cards in my previous post.
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Old 09-16-2005, 06:15 PM   #18
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Nope, 470MHz is completely stable, and on stock air.

Actually, a lot of people who do have the same card managed to get much higher overclocks than me. Some have gotten it to 500MHz with Air, although I'm sure that's rare.

Either way, going from an X800, not that it's a bad card to begin with, you may not even care about overclocking it further, unless you are an overclocking junky like me.

There will be a world of difference, so any way you go, you will not be kicking your ass later.
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Old 09-16-2005, 06:30 PM   #19
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alright thnx 4 ur input. i think i might jus pick up 1 of these instead of the xfc 7800 gt now haha.
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alright thnx 4 ur input. i think i might jus pick up 1 of these instead of the xfc 7800 gt now haha.
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Nice, you'll love it. Be sure to post back here with your thoughts on it once you receive it
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