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http://www.gamespot.com/features/6170621/index.html

skip the intro:
http://www.gamespot.com/features/6170621/p-3.html


sorry if repost but, I like gamespot's reviews
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Nice, I like how they compared them in XP and Vista too

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Nice one dude thanks!!
    
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the funny thing while looking at the graphs: i am now convinced that i should buy a second 8800 gts 640 to sli.
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so they didn't do gtx sli? nice comparison though.
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Originally Posted by {core2duo}werd View Post
so they didn't do gtx sli? nice comparison though.
No point, the GTS is the real competition for the 2900. GTX Sli would kill all those cards

I think it's an amazing card non the less and beats the GTS in many areas.

Kudos Ati, still love my GTS and definatly getting a second one. 320 ftw..

They should have also tested the 320..
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I will start this off with saying that I AM ATI BIASED THOUGH IF THE PERFORMANCE IS BETTER I'LL GLADLY JUMP SHIP TO NVIDIA!

Now, for the rest of my post. I really hope that people that are glancing at these prelim reviews and instantly running out and buying a second GTS or whatnot get TOTALLY reamed by a driver update over the next two weeks increasing R600 performance by 20% across the board. THIS IS NOT BECAUSE I WANT ATI TO WIN. It's because I want idiots to learn a lesson about leaping to conclusions on what amounts to be 'prelim data'.
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prelim data or not, i have already invested into a 8800 gts 640 and the next logical step for me is to buy a second one to sli...
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I will start this off with saying that I AM ATI BIASED THOUGH IF THE PERFORMANCE IS BETTER I'LL GLADLY JUMP SHIP TO NVIDIA!

Now, for the rest of my post. I really hope that people that are glancing at these prelim reviews and instantly running out and buying a second GTS or whatnot get TOTALLY reamed by a driver update over the next two weeks increasing R600 performance by 20% across the board. THIS IS NOT BECAUSE I WANT ATI TO WIN. It's because I want idiots to learn a lesson about leaping to conclusions on what amounts to be 'prelim data'.
the only problem with that is there will always be some "prelim data" that says there is something better coming and you just have to do it sometime and realize that your computer is going to be 2nd best fairly soon.
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I highly doubt we'll see a 20% increase from a driver update.
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