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DX10 testing of DAAMIT's latest Radeon 2900 XT has shown that its performance is lacking when it comes to Company of Heroes, the first DX10 game released to much fanfare last week.
Reviews have popped up all over the wibble, with Nate 'Goatee Gimp' Kirsch offering one of the best. And by best we mean succinct.

Running a Core 2 Duo system, as is de rigeur for the enthusiast these days, the Radeon 2900 XT came out below the 8800 GTS at both 1280x1024 and 1600x1200 with and without AA (and that's even with the AA set at guidelines that the boys at DAAMIT recommend).

The gap isn't much, but there's a good 10-15 per cent difference between the two cards, and this is rather disappointing for a card that has been repeatedly marketed as future proof.

It seems that DX10 remains Nvidia's game right now. µ
Check out the benchies on the above link..... quite sad. Seems like the X2000 can't catch a break.
    
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*sigh*

Break out the flamethrowers... I can smell ShellofInsanity lurking from here...
    
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Not sure if the R650 is looking so hot now....
    
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bit of bad luck there...
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Thats bad for ATi/AMD.
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AMD will fight back one day
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23 FPS is playable with an RTS game, but 44FPS is real playable
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Check out the benchies on the above link..... quite sad. Seems like the X2000 can't catch a break.
Those frame rates just seem sad, considering the amount of money required to put together that system. It seems like game makers are going a bit overboard. I mean, only 43fps from an $800 card?!
    
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Funny how most R600 fans told all the 8800 owners bathing in their killer DX9 benches to wait until DX10 comes.

Oh well. I think its fair to say ATI loses this round big time. The 8900 series is still to come...
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Those frame rates just seem sad, considering the amount of money required to put together that system. It seems like game makers are going a bit overboard. I mean, only 43fps from an $800 card?!
All this will end up by that a 8800 will be minimum to play a game in the future (3 months+). The companys just what to make insane graphics but they dosent bother about the actuall gameplay.
Who can do the nicest game? <----- Thats the fight about right now.

Next generation graphic is just to good for the curret generation gpus.




ATi owned DX9
Nvidia will own DX10
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