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Old 07-16-2006, 11:14 AM   #1
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Default Which one? (Another ATI or Nvidia)

well.. i have enough money to buy either of these right now and wondered which i would benefit from

Sapphire X1600 XT 256MB GDDR3 AVIVO TV-Out/DVI (PCI-Express) - Retail
A tool for the mainstream enthusiast, the Sapphire X1600 XT packs enough hardware muscle to deliver far off worlds, exploding with life, right to your desktop! Equipped with the awesome feature-set of the RADEON X1600 XT core, a robust onboard memory configuration and 12 pipeline architecture the X1600 XT is the definitive gaming solution for today and the titles of tomorrow . An impressive hardware compilation promising unparalleled speed with CrossFire™ support, HD Display connectivity with Avivo™ and support for Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 ensures future compatibly and that you will not have to limit your fantasies to just your desktop.

- Powered by ATI Radeon X1600 XT - 600MHz
- 256MB-128bit 4 channel GDDR3 memory - 1400MHz
- 12 Pixel shader processor
- 5 Vertex shader processor
- 8 Geometry Pipelines
- 256-bit Ring-bus


XFX GeForce 7600 GS Extreme Edition 256MB DDR2 TV-Out/Dual DVI (PCI-Express) - Retail
Experience extreme HD gaming and video on your PC with a XFX GeForce® 7600 GS graphics card. Featuring the award-winning GeForce® 7 Series architecture, this graphics card delivers smooth, realistic gaming at ultra-high resolutions. Additionally, the GeForce® 7600 GPU by NVIDIA® brings high-definition, home-theater quality video to the PC through the acclaimed NVIDIA® PureVideo™ technology. Factory overclocked core and memory clocks gives an extra boost in performance at no extra cost.

- GeForce 7600 GS Core running at 500MHz
- 256MB DDR2 Extreme Memory running at 900MHz
- 12 Pixel Pipelines
- Designed For Extreme HD Gaming – Delivering Ultra Realistic Gaming Experiences
- Dual link DVI support
- SLI ready – Delivering upto 2x the performance
- Shader Model 3.0 Support
- True High Dynamic Range Rendering Support – Based on Open EXR technology


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Old 07-16-2006, 11:24 AM   #2
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The Saphire. It uses GDDR3 and clocks are faster.
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Old 07-16-2006, 11:26 AM   #3
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yeah i'd go for the x1600
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Old 07-16-2006, 11:33 AM   #4
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right ok, thats gonna be better than my 6800 GT in my sig?
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Hmm, X1600 XT. If it was the 7600 GT, then I would go with that.
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Old 07-16-2006, 04:03 PM   #6
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well , thanks..but then some people say the Pro version 512 MB is better..?

Sapphire X1600 Pro 512MB DDR2 AVIVO TV-Out/DVI (PCI-Express) - Retail
A tool for the performance oriented, the Sapphire X1600 PRO comes equipped with the hardware muscle to deliver an entire realm of fantasy right to your desktop due in large part to the awesome feature-set of the RADEON X1600 core, robust onboard memory configurations and 12 pipeline architecture. An impressive hardware compilation supporting CrossFire™ paired with support for Microsoft® DirectX® 9.0 Shader Model 3.0 ensures future compatibility and the advent of the ATI Avivo™ Video and Display Platform ensures that you will not have to be limit your fantasies to just your desktop.

- Powered by ATI Radeon X1600 Pro - 500MHz
- 512MB-128bit 4 channel DDR2 memory - 800MHz
- 12 Pixel shader processor
- 5 Vertex shader processor
- 8 Geometry Pipelines
- 256-bit Ring-bus
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