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Old 05-12-2009, 06:59 PM   #21
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Just let the guy choose the one he wants Prodigy. Quit badgering him.
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Old 05-12-2009, 07:03 PM   #22
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Haha your right rooster, sorry indian your right the XFX is probably better than BFG because its $20 more. Even though they both have the exact same gpu, specs, and warranty.
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Old 05-12-2009, 07:06 PM   #23
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Sheesh, give it a rest already. Some of you guys on this forum are just ridiculous arguing over the littlest things.
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Old 05-12-2009, 07:07 PM   #24
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Its not arguing, its saving money roosty
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Old 05-12-2009, 07:12 PM   #25
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prodigy has a good point rooster. money is money, lets not fight over this. it's all good. prodigy, one question, the bfg you linked me, my friend tells me i cant really overclock it if i want to - its "physically limited" or something i dont know - fan speeds or something. is that anything true? i'll like to know.
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Old 05-12-2009, 07:20 PM   #26
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Well i dont understand that, i dont know about the gtx 260 but my bfg 9600gt overclocks well for me:




And i can easily change the fan speed with EVGA Precision or Rivatuner. Tell him to explain what he means by "physically limited"
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baah friend went missing - baah forget it, so i read some bench mark test results - http://www.elitebastards.com/cms/ind...1&limitstart=2
(some pages of graphs and all) - there is a stream processor core difference in the two cards - which makes some difference. i think the 216 is worth it. or have i lost your respect for being a little greedy?
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The XFX card is actually $58 cheaper than the BFG as it comes with two free games. COD5 and FarCry2 alone are worth $78.



Good catch indiancheef. The BFG card Prodigy linked is only a 192 stream processor card. It's not nearly as fast as the core 216 cards you selected. I missed that detail myself. The core 216 is worth every penny of the extra $20.

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Wow i didnt even see that the BFG is the 192 stream verison, Go for the XFX.

HAHA wow im an ass
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yeah i thought of that - especially since i wanted cod5 fo'sho. and far cry 2 looks nice too. prodigy, whatever i choose, i really do appreciate your input - it did give me something to consider. and i could use that when it comes to stuff like this. i do appreciate the money difference. i work for my computers - not daddy's money. but seeing as i really want those games anyway, i will be saving by going with a core 216. and i really like it =)
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