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Old 05-29-04, 02:43 AM   #7
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Default Re: Fx5800U?!?! Plz help

Originally Posted by XanderF
(Even stock, these maul a 5800U badly. Yeah, it has 1ghz memory. So, what? It's 128bit! To be faster than a 5900XT's 256bit at 800mhz, it would have to be running at 1.6ghz!!!)
It would have to be faster than that because the 5800 runs DDR-2 which has higher latency than the 5900's "older" DDR-1.

So yes, grab a 5900XT or a 9800 Pro if you're not adverse to trying an ATI card.
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