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Got a 9700Pro !!! *does a little dance!!!*

By yukka
Dec 19, 2003
  1. I just bought a 9700pro for £225. im pretty damn happy about it - call of duty is looking totally awesome on it :)

    im about to overclock it - any suggestions about what i should be expecting to hit with it? current is 325 and 310 for memory. just using the stock heatsink but i may get a better one if it makes a major difference .

    card if a hercules 3d prophet 9700pro with 128mb. i know that 225 isnt the totally best cheapest price on the planet, but its a better price than the 9800pro (by £40) and i like to be a little retro - been admiring the beauties for 12 months :)
     
  2. yukka

    yukka TechSpot Paladin Topic Starter Posts: 799   +48

    i have got 380 and 340 so far with the stock cooling :)
     
  3. ---agissi---

    ---agissi--- TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,977   +15

    but is that stable with no artifacts? Run 3DMark2001/03 and if its all stable and has no artifacts you have a pretty good OC. I dont think aftermarket cooling will make much of a difference.
     
  4. BrownPaper

    BrownPaper TS Rookie Posts: 407

    you can also test artifacts with your radeon card with the Rendering with Natural Light Demo on your Catalyst CD.
     
  5. Josiiah

    Josiiah TS Rookie

    Cool, I love my 9700 pro. A very good buy IMHO. unfortunatly my overclock wasn't too impresive, but it still chews up 3d gfx and spits out solid FPS.
     
  6. Nick_M

    Nick_M TS Rookie Posts: 20

  7. yukka

    yukka TechSpot Paladin Topic Starter Posts: 799   +48

    i paid 225 inc delivery. that 9800pro is 248 inc vat and you need to pay delivery on top.

    you can wipe up your piss now, if you like :D
     
  8. Masque

    Masque TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,058

    Be nice boys or I'm going to have to remove BOTH you cards. I'm about due for an upgrade anyway. ;)
     
  9. Nic

    Nic TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,549

    I wouldn't buy anything from those w**kers. I got a defective Radeon AIW 9700 Pro from that outfit about 7 months ago, and I sent it back. I'm still waiting for my refund (credit card company is dealing with it). I bought a replacement card (9800 Pro) elsewhere, and I wouldn't go back to that company again.
     
  10. kimbo.ati

    kimbo.ati TS Rookie Posts: 135

    You got a defective one like it was broken and didnt work when u put it in. or it was cracked when you opened the box?

    read my post in the forums about my total F**ked 9700 pro which is still kicking away for some reason but its pissing me off !

    (WTF! 9700pro Screwed up)
    My 9700pro problem
     
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