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StevenLow
08-23-05, 02:26 PM
I want to get one of the following, a 3700+ SanDiego, or a 7800gtx.

What would raise my 3dmark05 scores the most?

My current cpu/gpu is a 3000+ Winchester and ati x700 pro.

Also, how much better is the 7800gtx than a x850xtpe?

x3lda
08-23-05, 02:29 PM
If you only care about 3DMark05, the 7800GTX will do wonders for your score where as the 3700 will not grant you more than 10%. By my estimates, it can triple or quadruple your X700 pro score.

EspElement
08-23-05, 02:31 PM
yes very true.. thats a no brainer man.. 7800 gtx all teh way!

9mmCensor
08-23-05, 02:31 PM
Welcome to the forums.
You really only need one thread though.

http://www.ocforums.com/showthread.php?t=407917
http://www.ocforums.com/showthread.php?t=407918

BLcK
08-23-05, 02:35 PM
http://www.ocforums.com/showthread.php?goto=newpost&t=407918

um you should make 2 threads that are the same? <_<
uh and BTW: a better graphics card/video card makes you get better bench mark scores for 3dmark compared to equivalent/similar cpus

BLcK
08-23-05, 02:36 PM
use this thread:
http://www.ocforums.com/showthread.php?t=407917

Quailane
08-23-05, 02:38 PM
A 7800GTX would raise your scores the most.

Yuriman
08-23-05, 03:49 PM
A faster video card will always help in benchmarks, but in some cases, better benchmarks do not equal better performance in game. Since you already have a fast cpu though, the 7800GTX would be the better choice either way.

Kevin007
08-23-05, 03:53 PM
I'd go with the 7800gtx idea.

StevenLow
08-23-05, 05:16 PM
A faster video card will always help in benchmarks, but in some cases, better benchmarks do not equal better performance in game. Since you already have a fast cpu though, the 7800GTX would be the better choice either way.

What will increase my in game performance the most, still the 7800gtx?

How much better is the 7800gtx than a x850xtpe?

Scott9027
08-23-05, 05:33 PM
The 7800GTX will increase your game performance more than the 3700+.

The 7800GTX is much better than the X850XTPE.

StevenLow
08-23-05, 08:04 PM
thanks scott, i will probably end up going for the 7800gtx