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SM3.0 is barely supported in games and hardly makes a difference in graphics. The only difference that you would probably notice is a massive FPS drop in games that support it, as well as AA being disabled. Don't bother.
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I found this on the internet


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So your saying a X800 series would be better then a 6800 series card?
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Here is what I made up
Are you trying to say games without SM3.0 don't have grass? SM3.0 is only lighting affects to the best of my knowledge.
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I kinda worded my post wrong, sorry.

what i ment to say was if i had the option to get a X800 series card for cheaper, I should get it?
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Originally Posted by Fishie36 View Post
Are you trying to say games without SM3.0 don't have grass? SM3.0 is only lighting affects to the best of my knowledge.
Sorry I tryed to steal those pictures, but I found them on google I guess I have to ask that guy that made them but I don't know he/she
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There are numerous differences between sm2.0 and sm3.0, and newer games will use the features missing in sm2.0 more often nowadays, thus, sm2 users miss out a bit. Some games designed around hdr may not seem to be lighted properly as well with sm2 bloom mode.

Sm2 is on the way out, look out for dx10 sm4
    
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