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    Yipes!

    Just upgraded my Radeon 9000 to a 9600 Pro and it is seriously dirty!

    Farcry actually looks awesome, rather than resembling AVP2.

    Gonna get a 3dmark01SE score now...
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    Welcome to the magical word of the mid-range GPU, my good man.

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    Just got ~9500 3dmarks totally untweaked on the Omega 4.1's

    Once I get tweaked and overclocked I think I'm gonna be quite a happy chappy!
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    What is the rest of your system like? I get 11,200 wwith the specs in my sig.
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    Remind me what mid range gaming is like again? , nice card that
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    Its not bad really. Was thinking of upgrading at some point, but probably not until I can get something that will do substantially better at a decent price- ie about £120! Just as much as I payed for this one.
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    I only get 8909 in 3DMark2001 SE, somewhat lower than Geforce 4 Ti gets, but I think my graphics card outperforms them in 3DMark2003 (2430). Only £60 as well!
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    True. Never tried!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Platinum
    Remind me what mid range gaming is like again? , nice card that
    Same as our gaming, but a tiny bit slower (sometimes)... and a rubbishrubbishrubbishrubbish load cheaper (always).

    I don't know if we should be laughing at them, or the other way around.

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    Got 10600 3d Marks now.

    Amazingly I got the RAM all the way from 250mhz up to 348mhz!

    The GPU is at 460mhz right now, but it's packet in next to a SCSI card so I think heat is becoming a factor. Once I rearrange and get an arctic cooler on it I think we'll get nearer 500.

    I'm very please - especially considering I use dual monitors, so that incurs a bit of a hit on benchmarks.
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    I Just got a Gainward fx 5700 ultra golden sample and it kicks ass, good price, excellent performance. Well chuffed
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    dual monitors!!!!

    thats why your score is os different to mine!!!

    min is anywhere between 12500 aand 14000

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    With my old 9600 Pro clocked at about 560mhz I was getting high 13,000's

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