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Thread: radeon 9600 pro or fx 5600?




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    alright the 9600 pro is clocked faster, but seems to be cheapter than the fx 5600. any ideas?
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    They both score about the same in most Benchmarks, I own a FX5600 and its awesome!

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    well ive seen benchmarks where the 9600 scores higher, and i have a fx5600 at the moment cause the cheaper 9600 was out of stock when i ordered it, but im thinking of exchanging it for the 9600 just for the extra money, but i dont wanna end up with the extra money and a jew card.
    ASUS P4S800 motherboard
    P4 2.4ghz 800mhz fsb HT @ 2.84
    geiL 512 PC3200 RAM
    80GB 7200RPM HDD
    PowerColor Radeon 9600XT
    Sound Blaster Audigy 2
    Creative Inspire 6.1 6600 speakers
    Dell Sony P1110 21'' monitor

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    Go with the radeon 9600. Cheaper and it can overclock to extreme point. I think its a much better card. Don't attack me now amd man : peace:
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    alright awesome. thanks batman thats what i wanted to hear. i was hopin the 9600 was better.
    ASUS P4S800 motherboard
    P4 2.4ghz 800mhz fsb HT @ 2.84
    geiL 512 PC3200 RAM
    80GB 7200RPM HDD
    PowerColor Radeon 9600XT
    Sound Blaster Audigy 2
    Creative Inspire 6.1 6600 speakers
    Dell Sony P1110 21'' monitor

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    I like your setup =D
    CPU: Opteron 165 @ 311x9 - 2817.8 mhz - 1.47v
    Mobo: Abit KN8-SLI
    RAM: 2x512 Crucial Ballistic Tracers500 @ 202 mhz 2-2-2-5 T1
    GFX: Asus EAX1950pro @ 648/1408
    PSU: Thermaltake 500w
    SC: Audigy 2 zs
    LCD: 22' Samsung 225bw
    Speakers: Klipsch ProMedia 5.1 Ultra
    Mouse: Logitech G5

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    yeah me and you have like the same sh*t. i even have a second computer with a 900mhz duron. my 2.4's overclocked to 2.94 and im still tryin to squeeze all i can out of it but my memory is being jewish, but im workin on it.
    ASUS P4S800 motherboard
    P4 2.4ghz 800mhz fsb HT @ 2.84
    geiL 512 PC3200 RAM
    80GB 7200RPM HDD
    PowerColor Radeon 9600XT
    Sound Blaster Audigy 2
    Creative Inspire 6.1 6600 speakers
    Dell Sony P1110 21'' monitor

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    AND an msi mobo and 512mb of slow ass ram on that second older computer
    ASUS P4S800 motherboard
    P4 2.4ghz 800mhz fsb HT @ 2.84
    geiL 512 PC3200 RAM
    80GB 7200RPM HDD
    PowerColor Radeon 9600XT
    Sound Blaster Audigy 2
    Creative Inspire 6.1 6600 speakers
    Dell Sony P1110 21'' monitor

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    Quote Originally Posted by dude281
    alright awesome. thanks batman thats what i wanted to hear. i was hopin the 9600 was better.
    Looks like you had your mind made up way before you started this thread.
    - Damien

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    I guess he wanted to save some money, and guess he didn't get along with his fx :shrug: :cheers:
    CPU: Opteron 165 @ 311x9 - 2817.8 mhz - 1.47v
    Mobo: Abit KN8-SLI
    RAM: 2x512 Crucial Ballistic Tracers500 @ 202 mhz 2-2-2-5 T1
    GFX: Asus EAX1950pro @ 648/1408
    PSU: Thermaltake 500w
    SC: Audigy 2 zs
    LCD: 22' Samsung 225bw
    Speakers: Klipsch ProMedia 5.1 Ultra
    Mouse: Logitech G5

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