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Opteron 180 or Upgrade my Ram, for Gaming!

Discussion in 'General Hardware' started by GraveFiller, Jul 18, 2007.

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    On which planet precisely?! The ONLY decent x16xx card was the x1650xt and it will beat the 7600's until they're oc'd. The x850xt will ALSO play stuff more smoothly due to the 256 bit memory bus and decent clock speed as well. Unless u wanna play SM3 games the x850xt is a GREAT buy for playing any source engined game, Oblivion, FEAR, etc etc :rockout:

    In terms of cpu get yrself a Sandy 3700 and oc her to about 2.8GHz 4 bargain, blistering, single core performance for gaming, that's what I did until I got my 170 :D
     
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    My uncle's x850 pwnz. It's also sm3... It's played Oblivion and Oblivion is a SM3 game.
     
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    Err, NONE of the X8xx cards supported pixel shader 3, that came with the x1 series cards and even my 9800 "XT" played Oblivion!
     
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    Lol, that dude don't know shit about vid cards...x1600 cards suck ballz.... go to tom's hardware.com and there's a chart there that shows how bad the x1600's are.

    Thanks for the post dude.... btw... what's a sandy 3700? sandisk? lol.
     
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    Go here man, and enlighten yourself about the x1600 video card you say blows the x850xt away.
    click link below: and check out any card vs. any other ....
    http://www23.tomshardware.com/graphics_2007.html?modelx=33&model1=741&model2=737&chart=275

    In battlefield 2142 that card pushes an amazing 24.4 fps! wow!
    The x850xt does 42.5 ...about twice as fast...... now you've learned something...
     

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