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hmmm maybe i'll upgrade to the 1gb version and sell my gts.....

I would too if I were you - or wait for the 8900? lol
    
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It's happened before, people need to stop jumping to conclusions.
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Yay! I was right! This totally justifies getting flamed by 30+ people on multiple forums!

*dances*

Told you so! Told you so!
     
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It's happened before, people need to stop jumping to conclusions.
Good god Stick Stickly was the best show ever created!!

YOU DA MAN!
    
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post #15 of 98
So wait... is it better than the gts to justify the price jump between the two cards? ($50 price difference)
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post #16 of 98
Those GTX numbers are awfully low... don't they usually score in the 12-13k range? >.>
post #17 of 98
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So wait... is it better than the gts to justify the price jump between the two cards? ($50 price difference)
Simply yes.
Benchies say so with new drivers, and it still matches the GTX and even beats it in some tests.
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post #18 of 98
I'm still trying to wrap my mind around why anyone would think that new drivers wouldn't help out the 2900 performance like the drivers helped out the 8800 (that is massively.)

I think most people knew they would, they were just trying desperately to justify their purchase of the 8800 without knowing. Either way, they have a competitive card.
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post #19 of 98
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I think that the 8800 series also have potential to get better performance, due to their drivers. So far, from what I heard and learned, that the current drivers for the 8xxxx series are just plainly "beta" and still have the performance issues and such. Nvidia is just not good atm to creating decent drivers for those cards.
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post #20 of 98
so.... what do I need to upgrade in my sig rig to run it well?
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