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Hay evry1. i got a 2900xt and im really not happy with the performance. its overclocked to 830mhz core and 970 mem but i woulda thought it would piss. i mean it goes hard but nvidia is ownin it. are the drivers still not rite or is this the best the card will go. if so i may have to get another1 lol.
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http://www.overclock.net/specs.php first go here fill out system spec and maybe we can help u little more
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You too ll no spec'r W

Yeah well you need to run 3DMark06 and post your scores.

I will be receiving a pair of 512s on Monday or Tuesday and will bench them and see what a single card and a dual card setup yields.

Other 2900XT owners have seen 12K in 3D06...
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What games do you notice low performance in? What drivers and OS are you using?
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Unfortunately at the moment it's a lucky dip with the 2900XT

Some people get awesome results. And others just plain suck, for no reason what so ever.
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It all depends on the drivers.

If you are in XP, be sure to use the 7.5 drivers, not the 7.6's.

If you are in Vista 32-bit, you will see bad results because for some reason that OS is really laggy.

In Vista 64-bit, use teh 7.6's.
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I also have some serious doubts about the HW in the member's rig that posted this thread. I will not believe any crap I hear about the 2900XT without as there is always someone talking smack about ATI for no reason.

Screenshots or ****
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ya ati really sucks the worst cards ever made period they over heat really bad drivers, and quit working without a reason

sorry off topic i know
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Maybe he's expecting it to play the game for him, or something.
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