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post #31 of 98
Ok.. no one read it.

nVidia is still on top, and this review proves it.
    
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It looses to the 8800GTS in most games, however, not in 3D Mark 06. Interesting...

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Ok.. no one read it.

nVidia is still on top, and this review proves it.
not really true for the min frame rate, lookly here: http://www.overclock.net/news-overcl...-8800-gtx.html and here http://www.overclock.net/news-overcl...crossfire.html
post #34 of 98
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It looses to the 8800GTS in most games, however, not in 3D Mark 06. Interesting...

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1) Who cares about benchmarks if it loses in games?

2) That's a very low score for a GTS anyway...
post #35 of 98
Something that did get me in that review is that the reviewer must think the 2900 is a competitor to the GTX, and it isn't.

If it didn't eat power for breakfast lunch and dinner, and ATi's linux drivers didn't suck, I'd have considered getting it.
post #36 of 98
Ugh, what's great about the R600 again?

Refresh please! =P
    
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It only wins any benches when all super high quality is turned off or all AA is turned off...

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post #38 of 98
In case the nay sayers haven't noticed... the AA/ANISO tests are still quite obviously quite driver limited. Double 1950XT in everything BUT? I don't think that's all it's capable of. Sorry.
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post #39 of 98
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It only wins any benches when all super high quality is turned off or all AA is turned off...

boo
still, it still win in min frame rate.

plus if CustomPC have redo the benchmark, it would be even better for 2900XT
post #40 of 98
Chozart is right; while this is better then before, it definitely is not showing the 2900 beating the 8800GTS overall, it is just now competitive with it. If you factor in the price differance, the GTS still has a clear win.
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