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Old 08-28-04, 07:48 PM   #2
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Default Re: FX 5600 XT help

Welcome to nvnews, recce41...

If the 2500 can be clocked a little higher (preferably 200x11) and if you can get almost 400 out of the core of the 5600, and around 600 on the memory, you definitely have a worth it system... my experience with nv31's has shown me that they only feel how they're supposed to @ speeds of at least 380/580...

Is there any way you can get a 5700NU instead of a 5600XT? Or a 5700LE? They are much better and more future-proof cards which will run games a bit better... I really wouldn't get a 5600 with 256mb ram either, as the extra memory is usually worthless, and usually doesn't run at any good speeds...

...and yes, you want a gig of ram, and you want that right off the bat, somehow... 512 just doesn't cut it in games like BF: Vietnam, Doom3, and other newer titles...

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