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So...when will you be getting it? I'm getting my GTX tomorrow...Can't wait

O ya...I have 2 since my CPU is off to unknownM

Oh well...Ordered me a BE-2300 so that should come early next week
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I hate all of you so much :
I'm getting a 2900XT or an X38 motherboard....depending on the performance of this P35 with some new drivers. I'll probably just get the 2900xt after the price drops some. I need some more video memory for my res (1920*1080)
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Look at this way

Fools rush in where angels fear to tread

We are the guinea pigs that have more money than sense and are willing to FAIL in an extravagant manner to satisfy our curiousity.
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This thread is making me want to slap a SLI or Crossfire setup in my 4.5GHz quad just to see how high of a score I can get. Damn you all!! My Rage 128 Pro may get the boot.
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For anybody wanting in on what the heck cal-I and ...laff...is, click my sig where it says shequille pwneil.

So, 8.5K is all you got with you 1GB? What do they usually do though, mid 12's?

Looks down and realizes my $260 card puts up a fight.
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Knitelife you know when Stanford comes out with the new GPU client its going to own q6600 in PPD. Get one now and latter on you can put it in with some crappy P4.
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im Lost? where did you get a crossfire 2900xt 512mb setup for 200 less than a single cf 1gb setup?
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This thread is making me want to slap a SLI or Crossfire setup in my 4.5GHz quad just to see how high of a score I can get. Damn you all!! My Rage 128 Pro may get the boot.
LOL just for benchmark scores? No gaming ......... that's a lot of money just for some benching! I see you like to fold, so I'm sure two of these would be folding machines for sure!
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Knitelife you know when Stanford comes out with the new GPU client its going to own q6600 in PPD. Get one now and latter on you can put it in with some crappy P4.
I will at some point get one, but they already released the ppd statistics on the new client. They are working on getting its efficency up right now, but they say the max will be 2.2X the 1950, that equats to about 2Kppd. And after next weeks price drops, I can build an entire quad folding rig for the price of a one of the HD2900XT 1gigs and get 4Kppd.

And if they dont get the driver working soon, they will have the new quads to compare too. Either way, it will be interesting to see how the R600s perform in folding once the client is released.

Sorry to HJ your thread CD.
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HJ away!

Dang I got Knitelife going for FPS now...lol.

RE $200 less

the 512 is $389 the 1GB is $489
That's a $100 diff per card times two= $200

The 512 CF is $200 cheaper than a 1 GB CF

RE the benchmark.. considering the Quad was disabled and running on one core that is why they were so low.

I expect better now that the rig ios properly sorted and runnning on all fours
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