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Power Colour X800 GT 256mb DDR3 256bit

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  1. mcjase New Member

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    Im thinking of buying this card for around £120 is this card worth it?

    Is it a good card?Is it good for over clocking?

    Plz reply asap as i need to buy the card in the next couple of days...

    Cheers

    Jase
     
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    The powercolour cards are said to guarantee an r480 core (the same as in the x850xt pe). So theoretically they should be good overclockers but unlikely that u can mod them (see x800 gto2 to x850 mod post). So despite quite high clock speeeds possible you would still be restricted by the 8 pixel pipelines.
     
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    8 pipelines..spend a bit more and buy a x800xl

    or spend less and buy an x700 which has 8 piplines 2
     
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    I cant afford a little more lol...

    So this is a good card for the price then guys?

    Even if i can t overlock it LOADS! it will still run top games correct?
     
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    It will run top games. Tho not playable framerate at the top resolutions. You would prolly get away with somthing like 1024x768. I'd recommend u stretch just that little bit more and get a gto. its not moddable and prolly wont overclock amazingly but you get a whole 4 extra pipelines. :D Theres one here for £126 not including postage http://www.microdirect.co.uk/ProductInfo.aspx?ProductID=10572&GroupID=27
    The powercolour version of the gt is the way to go if ure going gt. ;)
     
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    or u can spend less and get the x700 pro which has 8 piplines as well, its what i use and i can run almost every game close to max and my card isnt even overclocked...it ruins my three year warranty :D
     
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    The links you sent are PCI express version...looking at getting a AGP version..
     
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    the x800gt and gto arent agp i don't think. If you're looking agp then id say a 6600gt can't really be beat. As much as i love ati the 6600gt kicks ass at midrange. the better coding has done it good. I feel it is a more powerful alternative the the x700 for about the same price.
     
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    no x800gt is not an agp card...
     
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    ok guys can some one post some links to websites with good cheap cards on plz...

    I realy need a new one!
     
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    Thats foreign to us UKers. He looking at £ matey and i've looked at newegg. they don't do international else id be getting one of those luvly x800gto2 from there.
    here in the uk we hav a magical convertion rate where a $150 card costs £150 over here.
    AARRHGRHG!!!! :mad:
    Maybe if i get one of you co-operative american types to buy me one and i pay you to ship it. tho wiv my OC'ed x800xl it not really worth it for the performance increase so will stick wiv til next gen cards come along.

    In UK here some places i frequently use me self for buying gear

    http://www.microdirect.co.uk
    http://www.aria.co.uk
    http://www.overclockers.co.uk
    http://www.komplett.co.uk
    http://www.ebuyer.com
    http://www.eclipsecomputers.com

    Dealt wiv all and quite happy wiv the service. my fave is microdirect despite their slightly dodgy aftersales. jus pray u don't have to send stuff back to them. they get it sorted tho, eventually! :mad:
     
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    what do you want no one can help you unless you tell us what u need help with you want a new card cheap..I can find a $10 card thats probaly not what u want but you arent specifing...how much are you looking to spend details on the card....ect.
     
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    Price:£130

    Run all the top games..

    Good for overclocking...

    In the uk....
     
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    Look down laddie. see my last post!
     
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    Yer thanks man i was looking at the HIS Excalibur ATI Radeon X700 Pro ICEQII TURBO 256MB DDR3 TV-Out/DVI (AGP) - Retail (RX700P-AGP256ICEQT) (GX-039-HT)

    But its out of stock :(
     
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    HIS makes some of the best vidoe cards there are and they are built for extreme preformance.
     
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    What, everywhere?
     
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    ..huh? look @ this HS brand cards them and saphire and ATi themselves are the best makers of ATI cards..not sure if thats what you where asking or not.
     
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    I think we may have lost u here. lol. jus kiddin! :D I think HIS is good to go for. The modified cooler is very useful for overclocking!! :D :D :D
     
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    No not every were but that was the cheapest place for them..
     
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    Yeah they good on prices. perhaps try ebay also. Look in the ebay shops page too. U get retailers setting up shops on there. I got my x800xl from there for £155!! and the bloke lived like 10 miles up the road from me!!! I saved £8 on postage too!
     
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