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Just as a reference


Yes is isn't beating the GTX or Ultra. It is beating it's competion (GTS640) out by a small tiny bit. This is of course only the first revision of the 2900's drivers since release. Take it how you want but 2900 is beating 8800GTS 640MB.
LOL!!!

Wow...I am so glad I didn't buy a 8800 or a 2900 and I am certainly not going to now. If a game drops below 30fps, even for a short time when lots of shadows or light shows come on, I consider it un-playable. And at those resolutions? It must look like total crap when compared to nice rez and high AA on DX9...unless DX10 is really all that and a bag of chips. I was really disappointed that the source of this didn't have any screen shots...HA! 1024x768 with no AA to even get a semi-reasonable frame rate. These cards are complete junk when it comes to DX10. And ATI made a comment that the 2900 is working very well with DX10 driver wise. I take that to mean its not going to get much better. The only hope these cards have is that the DX10 "patch" did not properly change things to DX10.

I will happliy be awaiting more reviews from other DX10 games...but for some reason I just have a gut feeling that it won't get much better.
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Lets go by some benchmarks when I have the hardware right in front of me that states otherwise....

As I said above, these articles are SO wrong.

I can handle the game at 1920x1200, 16xQ aa, 16x AF on max graphics with one 8800GTX.

But it seems people still are posting "I'm glad I waited!!!". I just don't get it. Just because there are graphs doesn't mean they are correct.
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Lets go by some benchmarks when I have the hardware right in front of me that states otherwise....

As I said above, these articles are SO wrong.

I can handle the game at 1920x1200, 16xQ aa, 16x AF on max graphics with one 8800GTX.

But it seems people still are posting "I'm glad I waited!!!". I just don't get it. Just because there are graphs doesn't mean they are correct.
And you are SURE you are running it in DX10?

Why don't you put this thread to the gallows and post some screens with your FPS counter up. Plus I'd like to get an idea of the picture quality...
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And you are SURE you are running it in DX10?

Why don't you put this thread to the gallows and post some screens with your FPS counter up. Plus I'd like to get an idea of the picture quality...
i second that.

plz do if you have a chance.. um.... sir...
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lol DX10, moar liek DX-BETA-10, amirite.
    
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And you are SURE you are running it in DX10?

Why don't you put this thread to the gallows and post some screens with your FPS counter up. Plus I'd like to get an idea of the picture quality...
Yea its running in DX10.

For some reason while playing the Fraps counter doesn't show up.

Highest graphics, this is what I play at...

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Yea its running in DX10.

For some reason while playing the Fraps counter doesn't show up
erm... thats a little convienent. try another prog then, we want proof so we can tell these websites that their reviews are teh sux
    
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erm... thats a little convienent. try another prog then, we want proof so we can tell these websites that their reviews are teh sux
I don't know any other FPS counter that works in vista. I can't even take screenshots, its a black screen when I post it in paint.

Yea I know that sounds like "What a liar" but it really is the truth, I've tried 4 times now to pull up a screenshot even without the Fraps and its just a black screen in paint.

I know fraps worked in XP for this game.

I also cannot get fraps or screenshots to work with Lost Planet of Cascades. Both are DX10. So maybe they need to update the program. Both of these programs also just display a black screen if I use the print screen button.
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Can you run the 'test settings' option and get your results that way?
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Can you run the 'test settings' option and get your results that way?
One second going to try.
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