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  • 28% (13)
    HD 2900XT 1gb
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    another GTS
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post #31 of 54
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Originally Posted by JacKz5o View Post
A single GTS beats the current 512MB 2900XT in most benchmarks. A 1GB 2900XT won't be that much better than the 512MB version so two 8800GTS will definitely be a lot better than a single 2900XT 1GB.
I disagree with you saying that the GTS is better than the 2900XT. But every one has it's own opinion, so let's don't discuss this again. Every time I get in discussion about this.

But in this case a second GTS would be reallly better than a single 2900XT. Or a GTX when is sell this one.
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post #32 of 54
I do like this card. But I don't hate the G80's because of it. If I wasn't going to fold with it I would have gone with a 8800GTS 640MB also.

Seriously if you're just going to post things that aren't useful don't post.
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post #33 of 54
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Originally Posted by shellofinsanity View Post
modki, you may liek your card, thats your choice, alot of FX5800Ultra useres loved there to, it doesnt change what it is
So he has a card that nearly hits 13k in 3DMark06 (which is impossible for me, even at insane overclocks), and you still claim it's a crap card??
    
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post #34 of 54
what im posting is relevant. the 2900's consume almost twice the power of the G80, the 1gb is prolly worse, the cards are 6 months late and cant even beat nvidia at anything, and they are not improving anything with drivers.
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Hey to be fair I said I'm approaching it slowly. I have to wait for the R600 blocks to come out and be reviewed so far all i've gotten it to do is 12146 with some extreme air.
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post #36 of 54
That resolution is easy for any of those GPU setups....

Quote:
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what im posting is relevant. the 2900's consume almost twice the power of the G80, the 1gb is prolly worse, the cards are 6 months late and cant even beat nvidia at anything, and they are not improving anything with drivers.
Double? No. A dual core, single HDD, two sticks of RAM, two faned rig running a HD2900XT uses 378W, and the same rig with a 8800GTX uses ~307, and the 8800GTS at around 281W. Not double.

http://www.tweaktown.com/reviews/111...sts/index.html

In many threads you make statements without backing them up. Start doing it. It's annoying, especially when you see people believing your statements and making decisions off of them.

Also, the card doesn't "suck." The drivers were hella premature. The driver updates alone (read the link, if you want proof) nearly added 10-15FPS to the HD2900XT, and ATI (AMD) STILL says the drivers need work.

Don't pull the fanboy card if you can't back your stuff up.
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post #37 of 54
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what im posting is relevant. the 2900's consume almost twice the power of the G80, the 1gb is prolly worse, the cards are 6 months late and cant even beat nvidia at anything, and they are not improving anything with drivers.



Uhhh...have you not paid attention to our new section? The newest drivers make the 2900XT a worthwhile investment and it actually beats a GTX in 50% oc the benches.
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8800GTS 640 DUAL CARDS

Manufacturer: nVidia
Series: GeForce 8
GPU: G80
Release Date: 2006-11-08
Interface: PCI-E x16
Core Clock: 500 MHz
Shader Clock: 1200 MHz
Memory Clock: 800 MHz (1600 DDR)
Memory Bandwidth: 128 GB/sec
Shader Operations: 307200 Operations/sec
Pixel Fill Rate: 20000 MPixels/sec
Texture Fill Rate: 24000 MTexels/sec

VS X2900 Single CARD

Manufacturer: ATi
Series: Radeon HD 2k
GPU: R600
Release Date: 2007-05-14
Interface: PCI-E x16
Core Clock: 743 MHz
Shader Clock: 743 MHz
Memory Clock: 825 MHz (1650 DDR)
Memory Bandwidth: 105.6 GB/sec
Shader Operations: 237760 Operations/sec
Pixel Fill Rate: 11888 MPixels/sec
Texture Fill Rate: 11888 MTexels/sec
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post #40 of 54
A second GTS by a long shot.
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