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I'm just wondering, does anyone know exactly how big of an increase DX10 will be performance wise? Will I be able to run the new games coming out at good settings with good FPS? I keep reading mixed reviews and getting a feeling I should have waited for the R600 or something like that.

Thanks in advance.
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Honestly.. i would have waited... games are being developed faster than video cards are... Just judging by the requirments and capabilities of the game Crysis.... it looks like it will surely give that 8800 a hard run for its money.... And Crysis is only one of the many new games to be released on a DX10 platform.
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Honestly.. i would have waited... games are being developed faster than video cards are... Just judging by the requirments and capabilities of the game Crysis.... it looks like it will surely give that 8800 a hard run for its money.... And Crysis is only one of the many new games to be released on a DX10 platform.
Thought so.. t.t

Computers are getting frustrating, I'm about to get a console and just forget about this.
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Thought so.. t.t

Computers are getting frustrating, I'm about to get a console and just forget about this.
Yeah sad thing is computers have always been this way and well it will never change...

Things are always getting upgraded in computers.


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That is the game... wait wait wait. Everyone that is telling you to wait now for R600 would have been telling you to wait for G80 back when the 7900 series came out. And you know what, those same people that told you to wait for G80 and R600 will tell you to wait for G90 and R700. There is always something better just around the corner. But if you do that, you will always be waiting. Waiting for what is yet to be out, and you will not have anything to enjoy.

You have a great card. Don't worry about it not running. Less than 1% of computer owners have a card better than yours. Why would a game producer release a game that no one can run... You will be fine!
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EDIT:

Thanks for the positive comment paul, I needed it.

+rep

even though I am doing pretty good for a stock processor right now.
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Originally Posted by pbasil1 View Post
Honestly.. i would have waited... games are being developed faster than video cards are... Just judging by the requirments and capabilities of the game Crysis.... it looks like it will surely give that 8800 a hard run for its money.... And Crysis is only one of the many new games to be released on a DX10 platform.
yet- there are no directx 10 games even out yet- but there are already high preformance dx10 cards out
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post #8 of 15
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Well, what I was also basically asking, from what i've read there is quite a nice performance boost from DX9 to 10 and DX9 is bottlenecking the G80 series. I was wondering if someone could confirm this.
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im pretty sure cpus bottleneck that card not direct x 9 o_O
    
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im pretty sure cpus bottleneck that card not direct x 9 o_O
true, I still havent gotten this E6600 overclocked.

>_>

http://www.hardwaresecrets.com/article/398

I just found this, can someone dumb it down for me?

what does this mean!! o.o
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