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Old 08-25-05, 01:06 AM Thread Starter   #1
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Going 78, what should i buy?


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What should i buy?

A Leadtek 7800 GTX for $770 AUD or a Leadtek 7800 GT for $645 AUD?

Or should i look around more, and which brand of 78s should i look for, im looking for best performance, when both overclocked

Edit- Probibly looking for a STASIS Icestorm or something or rather for it, and whats the best cooler for it?

Edit Again- Overclcoked as in, when both maxed out frequencies, which one is faster, and volt modded n all

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Old 08-25-05, 03:04 AM   #2
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GTX will always be faster, but I feel that for the price, the GT is good enough. It just depends on how much you want to spend.

Also, I prefer XFX, EVGA, and BFG for the 78 series, but others may feel differently.

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I like my pny's I think I just got lucky with 2 really good overclockers.
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Old 08-25-05, 04:03 AM Thread Starter   #4
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hmmm, but which one in paticular, any companies making special editions with better ram chips or anything?

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not that I know of.
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Old 08-25-05, 04:12 AM Thread Starter   #6
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well.. i think i can only get XFX, BFG, Leadtek and ASUS easily here, i got dealers that i know, but i dont know if i can find EVGA or PNY easily, so which one in paticular should i get?

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if those are your choices I would go bfg.
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ok, i can find BFG cards plentiful at www.scorptech.com.au

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Ok, the BFG card is $985, so should i go leadtek? coz thats quite come price difference

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Ok, the BFG card is $985, so should i go leadtek? coz thats quite come price difference
I would.

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ok, and btw, the XFX one is $849, but why is the ASUS one so much more expensive when theres nothing special about it?

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And whats with the ASUS TOP edition? is that equipped with better ram chips or something? or just stock overclocked?

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Ok, the BFG card is $985, so should i go leadtek? coz thats quite come price difference
Yes get the leadtek, it is the same card. BFG makes great cards but they are way overpriced IMHO. I have a Leadtek and it is fine.
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Old 08-26-05, 12:28 AM Thread Starter   #14
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Whats so diffenrent about the ASUS 'TOP' card? is it just equiped with a NV5 silencer and overclocked, is that it?

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Yes, they are all the same card basicly, you wil be happy with the leadtek.
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ill be happy with any of them

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Old 08-26-05, 07:49 AM   #17
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I know im in the uk but them prices look HIGH unless its CA or AU, $975.00 for a x850xt pe thats like 450 - 500. over here there 250 and a 7800gtx is 350 for xfx model.
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yea but thats in pounds, to convert pounds to AUD, its like 2.4x pounds= AUD

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i would upgrade my cpu first if i where you.
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