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PowerColor ATI Radeon X800 GTO16 vs PowerColor ATI Radeon X850 XT 256MB

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by zytok, 2 Feb 2006.

  1. zytok

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 12 Feb 2004

    Posts: 2,325

    Location: Chesterfield

    There's a £23 price difference between these atm. I know the 850 is clocked higher but the Powercolor 800 boasts highly clockable. Would there be any difference really between the cards?
     
  2. MoNkeE

    Sgarrista

    Joined: 18 Dec 2004

    Posts: 9,100

    Location: NE England (Durham)

    They pretty much all clock to X850XTPE speeds.

    BUT you could be stung with a dud. For the sake of £23, get the X850XT and OC that. If money's tight, take the risk.

    -RaZ
     
  3. blackbull

    Associate

    Joined: 7 May 2003

    Posts: 94

    Location: ashington, Northumberland

    Would have to agree.
     
  4. King_Boru

    Wise Guy

    Joined: 9 Jan 2005

    Posts: 2,356

    Location: Canada

    The GTO uses the same R480 core. Get that and buy a Zalman VF700 to cool it along with some AS5.