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Old December 24, 2008, 06:24 PM
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which one is better?

NCIX.com - Buy EVGA E-GEFORCE 9800GT 600MHZ 512MB 1.8GHZ 256BIT DDR3 2XDVI HDCP HDTV Out Video Card 512-P3-N971-TR - 512-P3-N971-TR In Canada.


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NCIX.com - Buy EVGA E-GEFORCE 9800GT 600MHZ 512MB 1.8GHZ 256BIT GDDR3 Dual DVI-I HDCP HDTV Out Video Card - 512-P3-N973-TR In Canada.


is gddr3 better than ddr3?


or should i just keep NCIX.com - Buy XFX GeForce 9800GT 600MHZ 512MB 1.8GHZ GDDR3 PCI-E Dual DVI-I HDCP HDTV Out Video Card - PVT98GYDLH In Canada. ( i already bought it two days but new price is 6cdn expensive :\)
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Old December 24, 2008, 07:39 PM
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I don't see much sense in returing the one that you already have unless you're concerned about temps and can exchange it. The first one that you mention uses the AKIMBO cooler from EVGA an effective solution to further reduce temperatures, however it uses 2 slots so its really a matter of whether having less PCI or PCIE and overall temps are a major concern to you.

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Old December 24, 2008, 09:48 PM
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i see.. thank you for explaining...
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the one you displayed isnt the akimbo cooler
Picture is wrong but it has a dual slot cooler
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just curious... video card require 12v 26a power supply... but not many 500w power supply have it...

my friend's father's computer have 500watts ( 12v 18a)

so what do you suggest?
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never mind... found out that 12v1+12v2 and 18a + 16a = 12v and 34a so i installed it and it works prefectly...

my friend's father is pretty happy about it...
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