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    Radeon 9600 Pro

    Whats peoples thoughts on this card ?

    Im buying one for my m8's system at £117.50.

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    Hi mate.

    I dont have this card...but from the benchies its been pulling along with the oc's it doesnt look to bad at all.

    Id expect a big gain in performance (as long as your not going from a r9700/9800) hehe

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    post the benchies etc.

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    is it possible to softmod this card to faster clock speeds like the 9500s t0 9700

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    i believe that the r9600 pro is slower than the r9500p, they reduced the pipelines or something (dont recall off the top of my head), have you checked google for some reviews?

    also check out some for sale forums to see if you can get a similar card cheaper

    anyway i'm sure you'll mate will be delighted.

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    I dont think that u can softmod them....i believe that to be only the early r9500(pro) - > r9700(pro) and r9700 -> r9800....

    there is a post about it some where. gets a bit confusing....

    Ill see if i can find it anywhere..

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    Well I'm having to reorder the card as ebuyer cocked up the order.

    So I have £120 to get the best radeon card for his system, but I need know the best car and were to get it by 9:00pm.

    Anyone able to help ?

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    Your best bet is definatly a r9600 pro, unless you can find a r9500 pro. but they will prolly be more.

    To find a the best make (gigabyte, asus, abit etc....) look at this webbie. i have found it very usefull when looking for my gf4 ti4200 http://www.anandtech.com/video/index.html

    I couldnt find the softmodding post either....sorry

    Will

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    I ordered a sapphire one for a friends rig today, I have been told they overclock very well indeed.
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    To find a the best make (gigabyte, asus, abit etc....)
    theres not much between different make radeons - some have faster mem chips, but may also have worse pcbs (some 9800pros have 450mhz samsung chips) which limit the speeds. i recommend sapphire atm, as ive had no probs with my 9700np, clocks very nicely (although i have slightly worse ram chips - infineon) i get 375 core and 320mem/640ddr. currently clocking ur gfx mem makes much more differene than core, (on 9700/9800 anyway) so look for one with good mem ask in the shop u want to buy from what chips are on the card.
    also best thing about sapphires is they are unlocked at factory, which saves u flashing the bios, although its easy to fix a gfx cards bios if u do mess it up. look at rage3d forums has lots of info on how to flash and bios's etc...

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    hi guys
    whats this about the ati 9800 pro being locked at the factory and that the sapphires are not ie, can you over clockem or not without flashing the Bios.

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