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HD 2900xt re-reviewed, this time, better performance!

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So, there it is... the new ATI Radeon HD 2900 XT.

The new drivers have helped the card a lot - it really does go from a joke of a product to something that you could recommend. The biggest problem we see is that AMD may have already done the damage by not waiting another week or two for the new drivers to come out.
Wow, so it was drivers all along. Now DAMMIT needs to make sure the cards are cheaper, so then I really get a chance to buy it!
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post #2 of 98
yay!!! *evil laughs*
post #3 of 98
Beats the GTX in 3D06...never doubted this card, new stuff always starts out bad
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post #4 of 98
Hmm...



If this was the improvement of 1st to 2nd gen drivers, imagine the performance in the 4th or 5th gen drivers. I would actually consider buying it now instead of a 8800gtx.

But I'd go for the 1gb GDDR4 version.
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good lord, the power consumption on this thing is huge. and it's not overclocked
    
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This is a very nice update. Very interesting, probably will be even better with next drivers!
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god I love nvidia, but dam
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Their doing something wrong :S. at 3.0 with my 88 clocked at 630/1800 i used to get 11.5k in 06.. I dont trust those numbers, but if the ati numbers are right then damn, its about time.
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I'd suggest deleting your post then.. -_-
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post #10 of 98
hmmm maybe i'll upgrade to the 1gb version and sell my gts.....
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