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I also thought the R600 was the reincarnation of the Prescott in GPU form? Electricity leaks like crazy?
post #22 of 30
ATI and Nvidia count their shaders differently. If you count ATIs way the 8800GTX has 386 shaders...and theyre clocked higher. So thats why it whoops the 2900XT.
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I also thought the R600 was the reincarnation of the Prescott in GPU form? Electricity leaks like crazy?
Its like Prescott on steriods. Someone said "The 2900XT makes Prescott seen like an innocent mobile chip"
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post #23 of 30
the proper marketing for the HD2900

The HD2900XT from AMD, great for the winter months, saves money on costly heating bills by 70%.
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AMD would have better success marketing the 2900XT as a furnace.
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lol, but I know when my X1950XTX first came out, my friend was beating me in 3dmark06 with his x1800, but when they came out with drivers for my card, it owned him. But, as stated earlier, drivers can't be the whole reason why it performs poorly.
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lol, but I know when my X1950XTX first came out, my friend was beating me in 3dmark06 with his x1800, but when they came out with drivers for my card, it owned him. But, as stated earlier, drivers can't be the whole reason why it performs poorly.
another problem is this

8800GTX has 24 rops, and 32 TMU's

8800GTS has 20 Rops ands 24 TMU's

HD2900XT has 16 ROPS and 16 TMU's
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No. Drivers can make a difference, but not that big.
Bad drivers can make a game run at 2FPS while good drivers can make the same game with same settings run at 500FPS.

Hell, when the G80s came out I couldnt play diablo 2 with smooth frames.

Some people need to get there facts straight
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Some people need to get there facts straight
Some people need to get their vocabularies straight
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some people need to stop arguing with ATI fanboys, thats my job, and its the only one i got so back off
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