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Same GPU model, different manufacturer...

by penti01 / June 14, 2007 10:33 PM PDT

i'm planning on upgrading my GPU, and i noticed that different manufacturers have same models (eg 7900 GS)... what is the difference between the expensive and cheap ones?

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Can't tell.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 14, 2007 10:39 PM PDT

You didn't supply links to the products.

Common differences are bundled things like a DVD player software to hardware such as passive cooling.


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sorry, forgot to give the links
by penti01 / June 14, 2007 10:56 PM PDT
In reply to: Can't tell.
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The Gainward is 512MB
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / June 14, 2007 10:59 PM PDT

If gaming is in the plans, it gets the nod.


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ohh, ok
by penti01 / June 14, 2007 11:04 PM PDT
In reply to: The Gainward is 512MB

so it really is 512mb? hahaha
thanks... you answered all of my questions... never got to thank you for your past help too...

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Beg to differ RON
by kpo6969 / June 17, 2007 4:37 AM PDT
In reply to: The Gainward is 512MB

The 256mb version has a 256mb memory interface and is PCIe
The 512mb doesn't specify interface and is AGP

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I guess you picked the right one
by kpo6969 / June 27, 2007 2:59 PM PDT
In reply to: Beg to differ RON

since the 2 choices mentioned were different slot types.

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