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^^^^^
ditto. I severely doubt the implementation of DX10 in XP. If it did happen then Microsoft would release a hotfix that killed it....probably saying that it is a security hotfix
I'm actually looking forward to getting Vista. When it's less buggy of course.
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^^^^^
ditto. I severely doubt the implementation of DX10 in XP. If it did happen then Microsoft would release a hotfix that killed it....probably saying that it is a security hotfix
I'm actually looking forward to getting Vista. When it's less buggy of course.
I think DX10 in XP is one of those things that - if it can be done, it will be done. Regardless of the legality, regardless of how rudimentary it is and who actually makes it happen.... it will be done.

I think it's one of those things that's just too tempting for those programming gurus out there to pass up.

Just my
    
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I think that the decision just keeps getting harder between the 640MB GTS and the 2900XT. Hopefully the 1GB GDDR4 XT blows the GTX out of the water, but only time will tell.
    
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post #54 of 65
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^^^^^
ditto. I severely doubt the implementation of DX10 in XP. If it did happen then Microsoft would release a hotfix that killed it....probably saying that it is a security hotfix
I'm actually looking forward to getting Vista. When it's less buggy of course.
It'd probably be ported into Linux... Then GG...
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Only way to tell is buy both... Basically if you have a 320mb gts you're well off to play games
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It'd probably be ported into Linux... Then GG...
Hehe didn't even think of that Yay DX10 gaming at work...oh wait I'm running a Dell with a P4 integrated and an HP with the same....D'OH!!!!!
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Hehe didn't even think of that Yay DX10 gaming at work...oh wait I'm running a Dell with a P4 integrated and an HP with the same....D'OH!!!!!
I doubt that if it can't be ported to XP it'll be in Linux .-.
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Yea that's what I'm saying, I run Linux at work.
Edit: nevermind...I read that wrong
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Now would u say that the ATI card is the way to go over the GTX? Or will nvidia release something shortly to beat the card?
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I think that the decision just keeps getting harder between the 640MB GTS and the 2900XT. Hopefully the 1GB GDDR4 XT blows the GTX out of the water, but only time will tell.
But the 1GB version only has added memory, plus it's an overclocked vendor card. ATi did not risk it themselves. I would love to see benchmarks between that and a 8800GTS 640MB Superclocked.
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