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HIS IceQ X1900XT

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by Tommy B, 2 May 2006.

  1. Tommy B

    Sgarrista

    Joined: 23 Nov 2004

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    Location: The Place To Be

    After a week of CityLink's rubbish, it finally arrived and OMG it's incredible. A billion times better than the 7800GTX. My PC spec isn't great, but it's running amazing framerates with everything I throw at it at max AA/AF. Also, it's quiet as heaven :D

    So thanks goes to Gibbo. He recommended this card and it's awesome! Looks awesome too :)
     
  2. Tommy B

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    OMG WTF it has S-Vid and Compostie vid in too! I can finaly get some old video tapes recorded onto the PC for safe keeping.
     
  3. Tommy B

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    The ATI Toy Store demo is absolutely incredible :eek: :eek:
     
  4. PlatinumFX

    Hitman

    Joined: 29 Jan 2006

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    Location: Exmouth, Devon

    Mine came today but it wont fit in my also new shuttle. :(
    Returning it and getting a standard 1900xt.

    A big thumbs up to OCUK though; very good service. :cool:
     
  5. Axil

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    Location: Port Talbot

    So definitely recommended on the noise level then :)
    What's the temp like?
     
  6. Tommy B

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    The air duct at the back is like a hair dryer (except it's quiet) :D
    Ironic it's called "IceQ" heh

    It is ridiculously big though, only just fit in my case!

    Anyways, when I bought the 7800GTX I wasn't happy, but this is the best £300 I've spent in a long time!
     
  7. Axil

    Hitman

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    Location: Port Talbot

    great :) I'm aiming to buy a P180 case so hopefully that should give me the room
    Order incoming methinks
     
  8. wyatt gates

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    what shuttle model was it it
     
  9. PlatinumFX

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    Location: Exmouth, Devon

    SN25P. The plastic air duct for feeding the "ICE" cooling system of the CPU was in the way. Tommy B is right; its enourmous. Smashing looking card though. Oh well I hope the generic cooler HIS card I am getting isint too loud.

    Do you plan to OC Tommy B? It would be interesting to hear what that ICEQ3 is capable of. :)
     
  10. PinkFloyd

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    Nice to hear it is good. How long is the card from the edge of the cooler to the PCI plate? -it looks like it voerlaps the card a little.
     
  11. Nelly

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    Location: Grimsby, UK

    Can you actually hear it at all?
     
  12. AceCard

    Gangster

    Joined: 26 Apr 2006

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    cant you just remove the air duct from the sn25p?? i think you have to do that even with the ref x1900xt
     
  13. Tommy B

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    Not Really tbh.

    Already running at XT-X speeds using ATI Control Centre. Runs fine!
     
  14. Tommy B

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    Is there a graphics demo or something out there that will milk this for all its worth?
     
  15. PlatinumFX

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    3Dmark 06?
     
  16. Mrchu_

    Hitman

    Joined: 26 May 2005

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    Location: whoooping out a window

    OMG are these guys still using city link,they are rubbish for cities
     
  17. Tommy B

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    4362 marks in 06. Any good?
     
  18. speeduk

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    Thats very low for an XT. I got 4.9k stock with cpu at 2.8ghz.

    You sure everything in CCC is set to no AA/AF and lowest I.Q ?
     
  19. Tommy B

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    Ah, it war forcing AA and AF.

    It's IRQ 18.
     
  20. PlatinumFX

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    Image Quality not IRQ :p