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Cyprino

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#1 14 years ago

i am going to go for the ATI Radeon X1600XT 256MB. I can't be Ar53d to save up for an X1800, its just too much :bawl:

http://www.overclockers.co.uk/acatalog/Online_Catalogue_X1300___X1600_Series_708.html So, do i get the HIS Excalibur (6th down) or Sapphire (bottom). i remember some of you saying that sapphire use cheapo heatsinks, are HIS any better?

thanks




Ultimate-Omen

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#2 14 years ago
Cyprinoi am going to go for the ATI Radeon X1600XT 256MB. I can't be Ar53d to save up for an X1800, its just too much :bawl: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/acatalog/Online_Catalogue_X1300___X1600_Series_708.html So, do i get the HIS Excalibur (6th down) or Sapphire (bottom). i remember some of you saying that sapphire use cheapo heatsinks, are HIS any better? thanks

most of the HIS cards i've seen have huge heatsinks, perfect for overclocking. out of those, i suggest the HIS x1600xt, the huge heatsink will ensure that your card stays cool.




Museum

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#3 14 years ago

Off-topic, i live near overclockers.




MG42Maniac

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#4 14 years ago

I get all my components from overclockers. They are really fast and normally the cheapest.

btw, the X1800GTO is only £30 more and is quite abit quicker.




Bs|Archaon

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#5 14 years ago

Yeah, I really would suggest either a X1800GTO or a 7600GT. Bit more expensive but the X1600 really isn't a very good card (for gaming, anyway).




Ultimate-Omen

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#6 14 years ago
Bs|ArchaonYeah, I really would suggest either a X1800GTO or a 7600GT. Bit more expensive but the X1600 really isn't a very good card (for gaming, anyway).

might as well skip the 7600 as the x1800 is miles ahead. and agreed, the x1600 is a bit sluggish for gaming due to it's 256mb gddr2 memory, not to mention that it's memory interface is only 128bit.




Oblivious

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#7 14 years ago
Ultimate-Omenmight as well skip the 7600 as the x1800 is miles ahead.

Don't confuse the x1800gto with the x1800xt. The XT is a much faster card. ATI sometimes makes things confusing with their naming practices.

That said, a 7600gt is a better performer than a GTO.




Chocu1a

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#8 14 years ago

Skip the x1600. go with the 7600gt or teh x1800gto. Check out this review:http://www.trustedreviews.com/article.aspx?page=6087&head=0 they also review/test the x1600(blah).




crzymnky

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#9 14 years ago

I like my x1600 Pro, 512 mb. I had an X800XL until it died and I oculdn't get another. But the x1600 i have isn't all that bad. It does just fine for newer games and stuff like that. But I am running an AGP setup too.




Bs|Archaon

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#10 14 years ago

Fine ≠ Good