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post #31 of 52
I hope this card comes out swinging. Imagine have two of these guys in Crossfire - 2GB of dedicated video DDR4 RAM - It should really be smoking. Hopefully AMD/ATI can get this right.
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post #32 of 52
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This can be a win for ATI depending on what they price it at. If they make it $400-450 they beat they may not beat the GTX in raw power but they will win in price/performance.
You mean 450-499, that would make more sense, it couldn't be 400 since they just released the regular 512 XT at that cost. A 499 price point would still place it underneath the GTX, giving it similar performance for still a lower cost.
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You mean 450-499, that would make more sense, it couldn't be 400 since they just released the regular 512 XT at that cost. A 499 price point would still place it underneath the GTX, giving it similar performance for still a lower cost.
Ya never know what AMD might decide to do. All things considered, I would think this card would handily beat a GTX though. Those posted benchmarks probably don't show that. Just my own hope that ATI can work some magic here.

Just as the XT release, we need to wait for something a little more official before we all draw our conclusions.
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Being that my first real gaming system (not counting the ones from High school that were pre-built) a few years back was AMD/ATI, it was hard for me to switch over to Intel/Nvidia recently for my new build. Not so much because I was a "fanboy", but simply because I knew more about AMD/ATI and was comfortable and already familiar with them, and this is natural. I wanted so bad for the X2900XTX to come out. I was going to pair this up with an AMD X2 6000+. I couldn't wait. One of my buddies was building an E6600/7900GS SLI system and I though I was going to smoke him. Well I wised up a little (maybe) and went for the E6600/8800GTX, but still eagerly awaited to see the 2900XTX specs. Well, when the subsequent release of the 2xxx series failed to include an XTX, I was somewhat disappointed. Kinda strange, I know, but I still want to see AMD/ATI succeed after all they've fought for. I honestly hope the XTX does make a release (even though I'm doubtful now), and beat the GTX (even though I have one). Partially to crush the hopes and dreams of pointless fanboy-ism, and partially to keep the market in absence of a monopoly of sorts.

PS: Sorry for the long-winded post, I just wanted to share a few thoughts.
    
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yikes. How is this still called the XT???

I swear this is the XTX.
I think they are planning on releasing the XTX as a 65nm revision w/ teh 1gb gddr4 later this year.

*puts on flame resistant suit*
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I think they are planning on releasing the XTX as a 65nm revision w/ teh 1gb gddr4 later this year.

*puts on flame resistant suit*
LOL, you're gonna need it......... good luck, and may the farce be with you.
    
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im still waiting on 8800 revision.
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DOes it come in BLACK? What's with the red flame theme here? GTX FTW!
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DOes it come in BLACK? What's with the red flame theme here? GTX FTW!
It means that it will run super duper uber hot.

*puts on flame suit too*
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Do you think the flames on the 2900XT and the flamers bashing it are coincidental? hmmm.....
    
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