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Old 08-05-2005, 07:57 AM   #1
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Default is a 7800gtx a 7800 gtx ?

im getting the latest and greatest 7800gtx.

i had decided on the albatron 7800, but there are more expensive models/brands. is there any performance difference?

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Old 08-05-2005, 10:21 AM   #2
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Default Re: is a 7800gtx a 7800 gtx ?

It depends on the build you have. Some can OC more some have better cores...In your case, I think there's both

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Old 08-05-2005, 01:35 PM   #3
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Default Re: is a 7800gtx a 7800 gtx ?

i heard the evga made the BEST one http://www.evga.com/products/moreinf...256-P2-N529-AX
i think this is it but the one i saw had a greenish looking heatsink. this one is 490/1300


here are two reviews
i think that it has the highest clocking out of its competitors but im not sure

edit: actually the xfx is 490/1300 too

bfg is http://www.bfgtech.com/7800GTX_256_PCIX.html 460/1300

msi is http://www.msicomputer.com/product/p...256E&class=vga 430/1200
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Old 08-05-2005, 02:54 PM   #4
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Default Re: is a 7800gtx a 7800 gtx ?

The cores are the same, all will overclock just as much as the other, only difference being the BFG comes Pre-OC'd so you may get a little more out of it. I opted for the eVGA's and smoked the standard 3dmark05 scores with them, no overclocking.
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