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7900GTX or x1950pro

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good evening/night all,

which of the two cards is the best to buy:

xfx Geforce 7900gtx 512mb ddr3 @ £105 or x1950 512mb ddr3 @ £82

cost, electricity are issues which is why i am not going for anything above these prices until the next series of dx10 products and quad core cpus are available,

any advice is much appreciated TIA.
 
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The 7900GTX is the faster card, either cards would last at least another 12 months before better 2nd/3rd generation DX10 cards are released.
 

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The 7900GTX is the faster card, either cards would last at least another 12 months before better 2nd/3rd generation DX10 cards are released.
There will always be better cards on the way.;)
 
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Take a peek here

Should shed some light on the decision.

Hope it helps. :)
 
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If it were me choosing between those two cards, I'd go for whatever was cheaper. They both should give you great performance.
 

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GTX obviously, but where can you get one for that cheap? They're usually around three times as expensive as the PRO.
 

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Yes but current DX10 cards suck in DX10 including the X2900XT/8800GTX.


i have an 8800gts and love it.....as for the 79 and the 1950 pro i would go with the 7900gtx...had a 1950 pro and didn.t like the way it overclocked......:toast:
 
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cheers for the advice, 7900gtx it is
 
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