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Won't the price be made up in electricity bills compared to 8800GTSs anyway? lol
LOL, If you're going that route, you may as well pull out an 8800 Ultra & compare the power consumption... Let's face it, when ATI designed the HD 2900, they weren't trying to make a green card, no pun intended.
    
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Its stated that they draw around 215w stock, I'm not sure about oc'ed.

Edit: Already answered.
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I would say a 320 MB for like 250 is better bang for your buck
XD of course you do!

Also, I want two of these after the next 2 or so price drops. I'm not buying DX10 until I get x64 Vista.....and well that will be some time.
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can we just ban Choggs from all ATi-related discussions? he seems to jihack all these threads.

Choggs, you have a very nice video card. we're all impressed. now go away.
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I seriously just think it's sad when people can't understand the difference between fact and speculation - and continue to bring in private parts/undergarments when they can't win using this basic idea. Grow up and learn the difference. I'm done arguing with you until you understand this.
Fact: EVERY ATI card in recent memory has had driver issues at release and had drastic performance improvements with subsequent driver releases. This is not an opinion, nor is it conjecture. It is FACT.

Fact: As Ch13f121 pointed out, electrically, the ATI architecture has a decided advantage over nVidia's. The problem lies in the software needed to utilize the architecture in an efficient manner (also known as drivers).

Anyone care to dispute these facts?
    
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can we just ban Choggs from all ATi-related discussions? he seems to jihack all these threads.

Choggs, you have a very nice video card. we're all impressed. now go away.
He brings up some valid points, reminds me of some guy name W or Z was it.. on another fourum.. Same Avvie or so..

Anyway I still think this card is like the kid that doesn't fit in and the GTS 320 + 640 are the cool kids and GTX is ring leader..
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can we just ban Choggs from all ATi-related discussions? he seems to jihack all these threads.

Choggs, you have a very nice video card. we're all impressed. now go away.
    
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I want THIS setup!!!!!!!! Sapphire X2900XT Toxic.
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can we just ban Choggs from all ATi-related discussions? he seems to jihack all these threads.

Choggs, you have a very nice video card. we're all impressed. now go away.
Yea really....it used to be ShelOfInsanity, but I guess he gave up trolling the ATI section. Choggs is nothing compared to the hijacker that is ShellOfInsanity. He would literally find every thread regarding the 2900XT and say that AMD is going out of business, R600 sucks, etc. He even had in his sig that 'if you buy an ATI card now you're an idiot' or something to that nature.
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Wanting me to leave because you cant win an argument. lol.

What's even more sad is you can't even see such simple points I make, and instead argue ones that I don't dispute.
    
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post #50 of 66
Hate to post this, but..


640 be cheaperz lolz
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