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Originally Posted by i_ame_killer_2 View Post
ATi owned DX9
Nvidia will own DX10
I think that's a pretty accurate generalization. The X850 XT's stomped all over the 6800 Ultras, 5950's offered little competition for the 9800 XT's, even the X1900XTX held a few hundred 3DMark points over the 7900GTX. Looks like Nvidia is turning the tables after a few generations of being behind in raw performance.

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Well in all fairness, those GTX's can't run DX10 for either.
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post #13 of 46
Also COH is not native DX10. It just has a few DX10 effects here and there.
    
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All that testing they did to make sure it was ready for DX10 was for nothing?!!

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Also COH is not native DX10. It just has a few DX10 effects here and there.
Which means theres LESS performance drop. Under a true DX10 game there would be even more fps loss and a bigger gap between the cards.

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Well in all fairness, those GTX's can't run DX10 for either.
Maybe R700 and whatever Nvidia is keeping secret will do better.
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Which means theres LESS performance drop. Under a true DX10 game there would be even more fps loss and a bigger gap between the cards.


Maybe R700 and whatever Nvidia is keeping secret will do better.


Can't really claim that there would be an even bigger fps gap in DX10 if the game is not DX10 native to begin with. Maybe if the game was full DX10 we would see higher frames on the cards.
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offering one of the best. And by best we mean succinct.
What? Since when are short reviews the best?
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post #17 of 46
Thanks, Inq, for telling us what we already know.
post #18 of 46
Hopefully the 8900 series can fix this. I'd like to see some benches with the 320Mb GTS vs. the 640Mb, to see how much memory is affecting DX10 gaming.

But i guess we as enthusiasts are in for some big trouble if an early DX10 game can't be run at playable frame rates by the best card the industry can offer. Notice how the max resolution they used was 1600, and that was with a mere 4x AA, as opposed to the max 16x (or 24x for the ATI). Who knows though. Maybe in a patch or 2 from CoH we'll see a 20 FPS jump.

Alls I know is that when the top of the line card from mid-late generation can't take the earliest gen game at max (or even close), then it will be VERY exspensive to get good future gaming rigs.

But like i said, who knows? Maybe the 8900 series from nVidia will end up like the 7900 series. Godly preformance, for half the price.
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post #19 of 46
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AMD will fight back one day
Indeed

But I"m wondering why they dont capitalize on one advantage that they have - crossfire.

Crossfire is actually more effective (faster) than SLI, due to how certain things are done differently in processing..
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post #20 of 46
Do we even need 48x AA? I can't tell a difference between 8 and 16x (while gaming). It's not something that will make or break a game, unlike something like image quailty.
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