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reviewed here at anandtech, other sources also, but i truely prefer anandtech, other reviews are posted on dailytech, ill probably post soon. cool finally my first news post!!!

http://www.anandtech.com/video/showdoc.aspx?i=3023

daily tech...
http://www.dailytech.com/article.aspx?newsid=7878

EDIT: doh i was late....some1 else already got this...booo
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Why, why, why, do companies insist using 128 bit memory on their mid-level cards??? I can see using it on budget cards, like the 8500GT or 2400XT, but (In ATI's case) they are dropping down from 512-bit on th 2900XT to 128-bit on the 2600XT???? And nVidia goes from 320-bit memory on the 8800GTS to 128-bit on the 8600GTS??? Is 256-bit memory really that expensive? I think people would be satisfied paying a tad bit more for a card that doesn't use archaic 128-bit memory, which is outdated to say the least. I think the mid-level cards would still be considerably less expensive than buying one of the high-end cards with 256-bit memory, and the performance decrease wouldn't be as drastic.
    
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I couldn't agree more with Choggs. They should've standardized to 256bit memory now that we are switching to DX10 for the midrange cards, and left 128-bit memory to the lower end.
    
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