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Originally Posted by Nnimrod View Post

Why do people think graphics cards are only for playing games? graphics cards are for overclocking, benching, and folding (and gaming). And there's no chance I'll ever get one unless they fold at least as good as fermi.

For folding you just have to hope Stanford optimize its AMD GPU code, AMD does a good job on some BOINC projects. AMD is not responsible for F@h performance.
Edited by trumpet-205 - 12/2/11 at 9:48pm
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post #62 of 126
I hope they do really well with this series!
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Try playing high powered games at resolutions 1920x1080+. I cant even play BF3 on low at 5760x1080 with one 6950 unlocked with acceptable framerates. While most games are playable with current gen cards, enthusiasts prefer to have all the settings at their highest while still enjoying stutter free games.

i was able to play both skyrim, and swtor with 5040x resolution (3 monitor eyefinity) with 40+ fps with a SINGLE non-unlocked and non-overclocked 6950.

excuse me but you are doing something very, very wrong.

and my skyrim has extra details over the max details - i hacked the .ini, and then also added hdr, bloom etc through mods to do more postprocessing.

it flows smooth as a baby's bottom with my single 6950.

the other guy is right. the current gen cards run games VERY well.
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So does this mean we'll have benchmarks at midnight?
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Here's an alleged photo of the Radeon 7000 series:
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I hear it has phenomenally low power consumption...
Edited by u3b3rg33k - 12/4/11 at 10:56pm
 
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So does this mean we'll have benchmarks at midnight?


I wish. That'd actually give meaning to me being up so late on a Sunday. 2am here so hopefully it might be another hour or 2 until the western-coast catches up. :P

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Here's an alleged photo of the Radeon 7000 series:
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I hear it has phenomenally low power consumption...

I used to have the 32MB version. Play Wow on it lol. It was a very nice card. I remember back then it was not about performance but just the fact to be able to run the game as some cheap IGPs did not that the current SM and DX level.
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People need to realize that it looks far better. Playing Skyrim at lower settings at a higher resolution (1920x1080 vs 1280x800 or 1440x900) actually looks much better in my opinion.

It's just like going from PS1 to PS2...
You don't really realize there was anything wrong until you see how much better something else is.

Some of that might have to do with me getting a new monitor so I'll definitely double-check later. Even if just for myself. tongue.gif

You state your opinion like it's an absolute truth. headscratch.gif

On topic:

I am most excited about these because they are supposed to come with standard 3GB memory. This is one aspect where current cards are really lacking, especially since many come with 1-2GB and only the high end Fermis come with 3GB.

Perhaps we will see some "special editions" with 6GB? tongue.gif I know, I know...but a man can dream, can't he? thumb.gif
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You state your opinion like it's an absolute truth. headscratch.gif
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I am most excited about these because they are supposed to come with standard 3GB memory. This is one aspect where current cards are really lacking, especially since many come with 1-2GB and only the high end Fermis come with 3GB.
Perhaps we will see some "special editions" with 6GB? tongue.gif I know, I know...but a man can dream, can't he? thumb.gif

Sure, for $1,199 tongue.gif
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I used to have the 32MB version. Play Wow on it lol. It was a very nice card. I remember back then it was not about performance but just the fact to be able to run the game as some cheap IGPs did not that the current SM and DX level.

That one is the 32MB card. I remember playing TRON on it. I can't bring myself to get rid of it. It works just fine, and will drive a 1920x1440 display.
 
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