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Old 31-08-06, 10:38 AM
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Problems with your 7900gt's ?

I'm looking at getting a 7900gt, but I've been a bit worried about the proliferation in some forums saying that they are not reliable. Anyone here running 7900gt's, and anyone had any problems ?

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Old 31-08-06, 10:39 AM
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I've got an XFX 7900GT and tbh its a POS!

Worked great and overclocked like champ..... for a day

Since then it doesnt like overclocking at all, and i think its the cause of some of my games being laggy.
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Old 31-08-06, 10:48 AM
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Hmmm - Sounds bad - you going to RMA it ?
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Old 31-08-06, 10:50 AM
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Hmmm - Sounds bad - you going to RMA it ?
I was going to send it back to the retailer, but i know what will happen...

* Overclocking not supported or guaranteed

* No fault found with stuttering

I seem to spend half of my life arguing with retailers, so i'll probably just wait until it dies totally and bin it :/
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Old 31-08-06, 10:55 AM
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I was going to send it back to the retailer, but i know what will happen...

* Overclocking not supported or guaranteed

* No fault found with stuttering

I seem to spend half of my life arguing with retailers, so i'll probably just wait until it dies totally and bin it :/
Time to sell that POS and pick up an X1950XTX
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Old 31-08-06, 10:56 AM
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Time to sell that POS and pick up an X1950XTX
Not exactly comparable from a cost point of view though ?!
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Old 31-08-06, 10:57 AM
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Not exactly comparable from a cost point of view though ?!
We're talking about Jimbo, he has the flow
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Old 31-08-06, 11:00 AM
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Not exactly comparable from a cost point of view though ?!
I'm not a fan of ATI's drivers, but in this case i'd say an X1800XT would be a better bet than the 7900gt (and faster too).

Or maybe a 7800GTX if you are partial to Nvidia...
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Old 31-08-06, 11:07 AM
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Yeppers 7800GTX, cheap as chips now. Only real diff is the 7900GT has the 'improved' smaller core size
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Old 31-08-06, 11:07 AM
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I own a 7800GTX and have had no troubles with it at all but I have read alot of bad feedback about the 7900GTX with them going faster than xbox 360's

This may have just been a bad batch though as alot of people still run them but if I was you I would buy a X1800XT
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