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Ok... you have a very powerful gfx setup already.... You want to upgrade to something which is only slightly better....

Dude ATI are around 6 months behind Nvidia. Nvidia already have the 8800 Ultra which is the same if not better performance than the 2900XT.

Wait a while for the 8900GTX, it will own the 2900XT's.

Get you money back...... you will not see any benefit from the new cards cos 2 * 8800GTS destroys anything anyway.
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Ok... you have a very powerful gfx setup already.... You want to upgrade to something which is only slightly better....

Dude ATI are around 6 months behind Nvidia. Nvidia already have the 8800 Ultra which is the same if not better performance than the 2900XT.

Wait a while for the 8900GTX, it will own the 2900XT's.

Get you money back...... you will not see any benefit from the new cards cos 2 * 8800GTS destroys anything anyway.
X2900XT bad? http://www.fudzilla.com/index.php?op...=2194&Itemid=1
8800 Ultra got insane price tag where the X2900XT just cost as same as a 8800GTS 640MB version, to me X2900XT got good price for a card like this.

8900GTX? Can't wait but I already got a X2900XT so no point for me getting it anyway, and not to mention I can't SLI on my P35 MOBO.

8900GTX might be better since it is running on small chip, and who knows what's Nvidia putting in there.
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Hey guys, i'm thinking about getting a ATI 2900XT, I have dual GTS's now and im thinking about getting 1 or 2 of them, can someone tell me how loud the noise is? Like compared to a 8800gts ?
are you just bored?
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Hey guys, i'm thinking about getting a ATI 2900XT, I have dual GTS's now and im thinking about getting 1 or 2 of them, can someone tell me how loud the noise is? Like compared to a 8800gts ?
They are loud, and why on earth would you want to do that?
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They are loud...
we've already been through this. 8800 owners aren't allowed to comment on 2900 heat or noise levels unless they have personal experience with them. repeating what you read on other forums doesn't count as personal experience.

Roxter, i'm going to risk another point on my account for TOS violations by publicly calling you an idiot that is just looking for attention. go do something else.
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we've already been through this. 8800 owners aren't allowed to comment on 2900 heat or noise levels unless they have personal experience with them. repeating what you read on other forums doesn't count as personal experience.

Roxter, i'm going to risk another point on my account for TOS violations by publicly calling you an idiot that is just looking for attention. go do something else.
Hey now, my RL friend has one. And I agree, roxter you should really learn to save money because that purchase is a huge waste of it. If you had some slower cards it would be a good purchase but going from 2x 8800GTS to 2x 2900XT is just...well stupid.
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Unless roxter has an unlimited Budget. Somewhat on topic..hows that 8950 treating you?
    
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Originally Posted by Murlocke View Post
Hey now, my RL friend has one.
okay then. as long as you've been in the same room as one and heard it making a lot of noise. we had a slight problem last week where 8800 owners kept talking trash on the 2900 based on some review they read. all the 2900 owners were saying noise levels were fine, all the 8800 owners were saying they're hot and loud.
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hows that 8950 treating you?
lolol. he probably needs that g-card to keep up with his quantum processor.
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