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how much of memory clock and gpu clock

By dr_pompeii
Dec 13, 2005
  1. hi guys please tell me
    what is the recomendable or how much of memory clock and gpu clock
    should have a graphic card (in my soon buy)

    and what is the difference between these 2 cards

    "one"
    http://www.compusa.com/products/product_info.asp?product_code=332146
    and
    "two"
    http://w2-bs.deltron.com.pe/modulos/productos/items/postsql.php?item_number=VDFPCSAPX1300
    (more info here, i suppose that is the same card,both sapphire)
    (if not please tell me)
    http://www.sapphiretech.com/en/products/graphics_overview.php?gpid=124

    (i dont know why the big difference of prices, the ATI SAPPHIRE have
    a cost of 160 dollars and nvidia 500 dollars)
    why?
    the features is almost the same

    thanks a lot for your time
     
  2. spartanslayer

    spartanslayer TS Rookie Posts: 394

    Well, the first card is an extremely fast, and best 256MB card that exists. The second is lower end card. Just tell me how much money you can spend, and I'll show you the best card for the price.
     
  3. dr_pompeii

    dr_pompeii TS Rookie Topic Starter

    i have 160 dollars

    what do you recomend

    thanks for your time
     
  4. spartanslayer

    spartanslayer TS Rookie Posts: 394

  5. dr_pompeii

    dr_pompeii TS Rookie Topic Starter

    hello spartanslayer



    i have mobo D915PGN INTEL , the case have a power of 500 watts, 1gb ram kingstone , 3.4 ghz

    yes PCI express

    your links are broken

    thanks for your time
     
  6. spartanslayer

    spartanslayer TS Rookie Posts: 394

    Sorry about the broken links. Ok, here are some more cards.

    The ATI x800 Pro is a really good card for $169 dollars after rebate. Go to Newegg.com and search this term. SAPPHIRE Radeon X800PRO 100600L-Red Video Card - Retail. You should get the card. I'll post the link again and hope it works.

    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16814102466

    If you can swing $240 you could get a much better card though. This is the best for $160 dollar range. Good Luck.
     
  7. dr_pompeii

    dr_pompeii TS Rookie Topic Starter

  8. spartanslayer

    spartanslayer TS Rookie Posts: 394

  9. dr_pompeii

    dr_pompeii TS Rookie Topic Starter

  10. spartanslayer

    spartanslayer TS Rookie Posts: 394

    It should work fine with that mobo, but I don't know anything about Linux.
     
  11. dr_pompeii

    dr_pompeii TS Rookie Topic Starter

    hello
    spartanslayer

    about of this card (recomended by u)
    http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.asp?Item=N82E16814102466

    with the same amount of money i could by an other better card?

    if yes, send me links
    if not, is really a nice buy?
    to ask for money o say to my uncle that he should buy your specific card

    (it will be very strange that my mobo dont support the card right???)
    thanks a lot for your time
     
  12. spartanslayer

    spartanslayer TS Rookie Posts: 394

    For your money, that is the best card. It should work with your motherboard, and if it doesn't, you can send it back for like $5. I think it will work fine for you though. Good Luck.
     
  13. dr_pompeii

    dr_pompeii TS Rookie Topic Starter

    hello
    brother
    is the newegg a company to trust without any problems??

    about warranty etc etc , pays etc etc etc??
     
  14. spartanslayer

    spartanslayer TS Rookie Posts: 394

  15. dr_pompeii

    dr_pompeii TS Rookie Topic Starter

    hello

    about of the card out of stock
    SAPPHIRE 100600L-Red Radeon X800PRO 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 VIVO PCI Express x16 Video Card - Retail

    and your new link
    SAPPHIRE 100600-Red Radeon X800PRO 256MB 256-bit GDDR3 VIVO PCI Express x16 Video Card - OEM

    well the difference is a (L) after the 100600 (code), and sorry for my ignorance but is big the difference about of features???

    should be exist a difference right?
     
  16. spartanslayer

    spartanslayer TS Rookie Posts: 394

    There is no diffenence besides one may have the newest driver update. The physical aspects are the same. They will perform the same. And they are the same price. Hope that helped.
     
  17. dr_pompeii

    dr_pompeii TS Rookie Topic Starter

    hello

    yes man, your help was good, and thanks for your time

    i have a question, my future case have a power of 500 watts, is a problem about of the video card, i saw in other forum that needs how minimum 540 watts, so , u know about this???

    thanks for your time
     
  18. swker98

    swker98 TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,077

    i think the card will work on a 500 watt powersupply aslong as you have atlest 25 watts combined on the 12 volt rails

    one impostant suggestion never use a powersupply provided in a case unless it is an antic
     
  19. truflip

    truflip TS Rookie Posts: 390

    that is Antec
    the best u can get for 160 with taxes and shipping is the eVGA 6600GT as recommended by other people. be warned: if u like quiet systems, be ready to get annoyed OR spend an extra 30$ for quiet cooling (and also much better temps under load... ie. VF700 Series by Zalman)

    goodluck! :wave:
     
  20. dr_pompeii

    dr_pompeii TS Rookie Topic Starter

  21. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 5,431   +28

    Good choice man. The X800 Pro is a really kickass card for that price. With ur hardware, I think u'll be able to run HL2 and Doom 3 etc on max settings. Very good bang for buck and it completely overshadows the 6600 GT. Excellent choice! :grinthumb
     
  22. truflip

    truflip TS Rookie Posts: 390

    that term would be 'refurbished' n no.. neither of these cards are refurbs. they seem to be the same card though. go for the first one. has a mail-in-rebate... if u dont know what that is.. its when u send the card manufacturer whatever they want u to send (product s/n #, reciept, name etc..) and u get a x amount of money back. in this case its $20 .. so that makes the card 169 instead of 189 =D
     
  23. truflip

    truflip TS Rookie Posts: 390

    jus to confirm, the X800Pro will run HL2 on max settings even with AA on full.. im pretty sure.. Doom 3.. prolly can i dono how it couldnt. so yay!

    good bang for the buck? i dono.. id rather spend 10$ more n get a 6800GS for 200$.. now thats good bang for the buck

    i hope the x800pro overshadows the 6600GT lol.. heck its about 50$ more in cost! it BETTER be better than pooor old 6600GT
     
  24. Rage_3K_Moiz

    Rage_3K_Moiz Sith Lord Posts: 5,431   +28

    Yeah but those 50 bucks mean a lot. For 50 bucks extra, the pixel pipelines go up from 8 to 12, the interface becomes 256-bit from 128-bit, the memory is doubled from 128 MB to 256 MB. Only thing is that the Radeon's clocks are slightly slower and it lacks Pixel Shader Model 3.0. But that more than makes up for it in performance.
     
  25. truflip

    truflip TS Rookie Posts: 390

    u missed my point.. my point was that wait a week.. skipp lunch and u got 10$ more for a better card .. the 6800GS :grinthumb
     
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