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Originally Posted by ElMikeTheMike View Post
I think youre missing the point here.

If you have around $800 to spend on GPUs, it's better to get 2 2900's vice 1 Ultra. Unless of course you want to spend $1400 on GPUs.
Or in different view

If you have $$$ to spend, 8800 Ultra = most powerful GPU ATM
If you don't have $$$ to spend, 2900XT CF = best bang for the money

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post #12 of 89
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So it takes 2 to beat 1?


Sad...
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Am I reading it right? 2900XT in CF beats 1 Ultra?
lol, considering they are built to compete with 8800GTS's, It looks damn good to me.
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post #13 of 89
for 380$ you can't go wrong, unless you care about power consumption...it can compete with an 8800GTX on some level, keep in mind that the 8800GTX is about 100$ more and 2900's drivers may improve performance in future.
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Yeah and once the GeForce 9000 comes out ATI will = teh l0se
    
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for 380$ you can't go wrong, unless you care about power consumption...it can compete with an 8800GTX on some level, keep in mind that the 8800GTX is about 100$ more and 2900's drivers may improve performance in future.
people care about power soooooooo much, lawd.

but ATi's drivers seem to be doing ALOT better than nvidia atm.
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2 2900XTs?? What is that - close to 600W of power? That's a lot of juice....
    
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So it takes 2 to beat 1?


Sad...
2 at $400 each beat 1 at $700. The word you were looking for is *normal*.
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Yeah and once the GeForce 9000 comes out ATI will = teh l0se
You do realize that even though you are a fanboy of nvidia, ATI/AMD putting out a competitive product is good? I could really care less who has the better product on the market. I'm just happy that there is some competition to keep the prices from shooting through the roof.
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Ok, so it performs better, but it also costs more. The real question is does it perform than the cost or does it cost more than it performs better.

Have you considered the cost?
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You do realize that even though you are a fanboy of nvidia, ATI/AMD putting out a competitive product is good? I could really care less who has the better product on the market. I'm just happy that there is some competition to keep the prices from shooting through the roof.
I hate Nvidia, lol, I'm going to get flamed for it... even though I have one!
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