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AnthonyJ

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like i said awhile back i upgraded the agp 6600gt to a pcie 7100gs (ITS WORSE). beings as whats in () im upgrading again, i have never used ati and am wondering if a ati x1600XT Ultimate pcie is better than this 7100gs?
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oopps hit add instead of edit, my bad.

Edited by james_8970, 06 May 2007 - 08:41 PM.

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The ATI card is better, not worth the upgrade though.
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any recs then? my old agp card benched 3times better than this 7100
6600gt agp 1873 fps on one bench
7100gs pcie 870 fps on same
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What your price range. There are high hopes based on ATI's budget range GPU's, but they are rumoured to be delayed till June for consumer products due to high demand from OEM dealers. I suggest you wait till ATI's range comes out because it should stomp on the lower range (or I hope for ATI's sake) but if it doesn't I'm thinking all the DX9 cards will fall in price.
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Edited by james_8970, 07 May 2007 - 10:06 AM.

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Get a 7600GT, great budget card.

I have two running in SLi on my Crossfire board using the NGO hack. Run well.
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What your price range. There are high hopes based on ATI's budget range GPU's, but they are rumoured to be delayed till June for consumer products due to high demand from OEM dealers. I suggest you wait till ATI's range comes out because it should stomp on the lower range (or I hope for ATI's sake) but if it doesn't I'm thinking all the DX9 cards will fall in price.
James

im thinking around the lines of a x800, i might have already bought one, but i heard this is a hella of a good OCer. and 16 pipelines. thing good?

also i dont have an sli ready board, just sli ready psu


side note: i might have just purchased a alienware laptop for $50 bones, yes 50
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Check out the sticky in the gaming forum here: http://www.geekstogo...ng-t154926.html. $50 is a steal for that even if everything was fried except for the screen.
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Check out the sticky in the gaming forum here: http://www.geekstogo...ng-t154926.html. $50 is a steal for that even if everything was fried except for the screen.

trying to get it, also this is a link to the description of the exact card
http://www.hothardwa...imited_Edition/
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Link worked the first time but the second time I clicked it, it was dead. In that sticky I posted it provides another link where it shows the best value for certain price ranges. For the price of that card it suggests the X1650 XT. I did see that newegg has that card you are looking at for $100 as an open box sell.
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to what my friend just told me this specific x800 is able to overclock to the point of running amost equal to the x1900
hopefully noone will bid it up
http://cgi.ebay.com/...I...p;rd=1&rd=1
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I would highly advise against buying computer parts off ebay. Especially when that person only has one feedback from a sale and only 83% overall. I bought a dead board off ebay once from someone with 99% feedback and lots of it. But if you do get it for only $25-30 like it is at now I can see it being worth the risk.
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every computer component i have i have bought off ebay, so far i have 2 things in my pc not from ebay, psu and case. i havent had anything dead yet :blink:, i bought the 5500 pci off there, sold it to a friend and bought the 6600gt off a friend online(not ebay) and bought the 7100 on ebay, sofar so good, thats me as high bidder btw :whistling:
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I can tell you that x800 will not come close to reaching the x1900 performance regardless of the version.
James

Edited by james_8970, 07 May 2007 - 05:48 PM.

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