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You guys are some true diehards. I am going to buy what I like and what I feel is the best for me and most others will do the same. These silly arguments do not persuade anyone and is only good for wasting all your time. Feel free to continue though, it is at least mildly entertaining to see how far each side will go to make "their" company look better. I don't even think some of you even care which is better, just as long as you get to win an argument.
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If he doesn't live too far, I could even do it for free to help him finally get a nice picture quality. 3000$ in GPUs, 1000$ CPU, 3000$ in screens, and a ****ty uncalibrated picture quality. LOL!
Well you've wasted so much money on screens yet your color quality is worse than a properly calibrated FW900 or my display. Oops! Wasted money!!

No. That money is not wasted even if the color quality is not the best on the planet. They still produce an astounding image.

The thing here is that you are being offensive for absolutely no reason at all. Just because you have some nice stuff doesn't mean you can think of yourself as more important than others here, and your opinion being more valid, which is what you seem to think here.

Please keep this attitude out of OCN.
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post #263 of 321
And this thread has run its course.

We can start again when the new results are posted, so much anger over 2-3fps.
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post #264 of 321
Little update, [H] is running the SB rig at 4.8ghz, will also be doing a 2560*1600 review.

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I have made some 2560x1600 resolution comparisons for those that will find value in that lower resolution comparison if concerned about VRAM.
He also states...
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nteresting results. Going to be eating at least a little bit of crow.
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Interesting results, are interesting.

Tired reviewer, is tired.

3AM, is 3AM.
Would that crow be the cpu bottleneck we think or the x4 bottleneck, or both?


I'm reopening this thread, just stop with the personal attacks.
Edited by grunion - 5/2/11 at 1:09am
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post #265 of 321
In before the relock.

J/k, I can't wait for him to be done. If 1500 can't beat 1000, there's something seriously wrong.
post #266 of 321
got link on that new test?
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got link on that new test?
It's in progress, probably be a couple of days.
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Nah, 3-way they would take a performance hit due to bottlenecking of the bridge. Also, the horrible screen tearing since 1 of the 3 monitors will be the odd port out.

AMD gimped the 6950/70 by only having 2 DP and still haven't re-designed their bridge for some strange reason. It would be nice to have 3 6950s unlocked and OC but you're forced to pay $100 more per GPU to go with the 6990 for triple or quad monitors. It's still a better deal than Nvidia at the moment, but could be sweeter.

There's also a difference between 5760x1200 and 5760x1080 for the lesser RAM on the 500s. 570s can handle 5760x1080 but not 1200. They would be a better comparison as well for that res.

I missed this, I'm not talking 3 physical cards.
Only noting that the 2 card set up they used was running at 6990 speeds, not 6970 speeds.

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Also interesting how Vega's Tri-SLI got the same fps at 4800x2560(12.2M) as [H]'s 5760x1200(6.9M) in F1.
I'm not entirely convinced by Vegas numbers, especially the runs where he remained static.
And isn't he running some mad chilled overclocks?
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post #269 of 321
Interesting review & even more interesting comments.

Waiting for the new link.
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In before the relock.

J/k, I can't wait for him to be done. If 1500 can't beat 1000, there's something seriously wrong.
Yeah, this SHOULD be a slam dunk for Nvidia. If I pay 33% more then I better be getting a noticeably better gameplay experience. More so if that extra 33% puts me out of $1500...

If the new test results are not a Nvidia "blow out" then you have to tip your cap to AMD and what they have done at the high end.
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