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post #51 of 72
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have you looked at the review on the first page???

edit: yes power consumption and heat are big issues, I agree with you there
post #52 of 72
Yeah, a freakin' game spot review. Why don't you read the tweaktown review, the [H]Enthusiast review, etc. Cherry picking the best wildcard results from a few reviews and then falling back on one positive review is hardly going to convince me. I'm a cheapskate looking for the best performance I can get, and I waited 'till all the reviews were out to make my purchase (bought on the 14th). See the card in my sig? A thank you.
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post #53 of 72
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What??? name a more reputable site than gamespot, they are like a huge company, don't be angry cause you don't have the best card, in fact don't be angry at all its dumb. anyway, show me one time where a "" gamespot review has been striaght up fabricated so they can umm.....get more customers. I hate it when people just cant take a review.
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I only trust these guys to be unbiased and technically informed...

http://www.xbitlabs.com/articles/vid...hitecture.html
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This argument is turning into the special olympics. Angry because I don't have the best card? Of course I don't have an 8800GTX. But you know what happened last night? I fired up the game I play fanatically, STALKER, set all the sliders to the right, turned the resolution up to 1600x1200, and went on a running spree through the first level randomly shooting at things to try and piss on my frame rates. Not a hiccup. Not a hiccup.

Like I said, you're cherry picking your arguments. Look at the forest, rather than the one tree that you prefer. The general review consensus is that the HD 2900XT isn't worth 400$.
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I do have to laugh at the "I hate it when people just cant take a review." comment though.
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Never rely on a single review, no matter from whom it is (yes, even me).
    
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Originally Posted by Chozart View Post
Never rely on a single review, no matter from whom it is (yes, even me).
They (Yes, you know who you are! ) need to give you a damned rep button.
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Never rely on a single review, no matter from whom it is (yes, even me).

Oh I have read the other reviews in circulation. But I have followed most the reviews xbitlabs puts out and IMHO the attention to detail and knowledge within the subject areas is unparalleled. In truth, I never rely on one review regardless of its calibre, thats not the "scientific method".
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Oh I have read the other reviews in circulation. But I have followed most the reviews xbitlabs puts out and IMHO the attention to detail and knowledge within the subject areas is unparalleled. In truth, I never rely on one review regardless of its calibre, thats not the "scientific method".
My comment wasn't really directed toward you MasterKromm
It was more 'in general' and in reaction to the comment that 'gamespot is so reputable blah blah blah.'
    
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