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Once ATI makes the new drivers, all will be well and the 2900 will blow 8-series out of the water.

I hope the next 8 series will have HDMI
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post #102 of 280
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Originally Posted by Acoma_Andy View Post
No it doesn't, at least not over here. In fact the 2900XT is 1 euro cheaper then the 8800GTS 640mb. So what about the fact that it came out 6 months later, did we need Dx10 in the meanwhile? No. And it doesn't use a "lot" more power as I already stated above.

One thing I do agree with is that the card get's pretty hot, but at stock speed they can easily handle the heat and that's what they are build for.
I'm not talking about dx10, I am talking about how each card performs in dx9 games. So far the 2900XT does not perform much better than the 8800gts. It doesn't use much more power than the gtx but uses almost 100w more than the gts on full load. Check it out here,

http://enthusiast.hardocp.com/articl...VudGh1c2lhc3Q=

Performs a little better than the gts but uses almost 100w on full load, not a very efficient card if you ask me.
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sexai but i like mes 8800GTX, mind you an ultra wouldn't hurt...
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Ugh shut the hell up all of you go post in the damn flop thread. I posted in this 2900 thread because it was free of this rampant fanboyism. And if you don't think it's fanboyism just look at how many G80 owners come in here to bash it. And people like me who've been a Nvidia user for 2 or more generations are finally sick of Nvidias crap are ready for something new (or in my case wanting to use these to fold with as well as play DX10 games). The ATI guys are on the fence wanting to like this card but know it has some setbacks right now hoping it improves in the next 3 months like the G80's improved after the first three months.

I seriously didn't want to write a friggin novel in this post but just please keep this thread clear of what 90% of the other 2900 relate threads are cluttered with
TOTAL GARBAGE
Now let's all just not post a goddamn thing until AKAeric gets back and runs those 3dmark06 benches for us.

Can you guys do that for me just in this one thread?
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post #105 of 280
So no benchies yet? I really don't want to read all +2 pages of ATI-bashing drivel.
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People if this card was that much of a effin flop it would not be sitting in New Egg ware- houses would it? The card works, just because oh they had an extra six months bs does not mean they should automatically have the best drivers.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Modki View Post
Now let's all just not post a goddamn thing until AKAeric gets back and runs those 3dmark06 benches for us.

Can you guys do that for me just in this one thread?
Almost everyone who has reviewed one has said they perform better in 3DMark06 than the 8800GTX, yet performs worse in almost all games.
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I would suggest making a new thread for the benchies, this one is too overcrowded with haters now.
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Every single 2900 thread gets this starting a new one wouldn't help anything they'd just spam it up again and we'd have yet another pointless thread.
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can't wait for your benchmarks
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