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heh, wow... can't believe I didn't already know that... and I've seen your name on there before too. I guess it's still early for me (10:45am). haha.

Well I guess that goes to show you though. I'd be really surprised if a Crossfire 2900XT system could beat your score in a similar setup. Not saying it couldn't happen, but I just doubt it.
    
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Always go with nVidia


None of the top 30 PCs on OCN uses ATI video cards

http://www.overclock.net/benchmarkin...chmarking.html
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id say 2900's there is definatly more potential with better drivers. that and gddr4 +512mbit memery interface.
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Always go with nVidia
Great, comments like this don't help.....

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None of the top 30 PCs on OCN uses ATI video cards

http://www.overclock.net/benchmarkin...chmarking.html
Okay, that's a little better.
    
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Great, comments like this don't help.....
it only fans the FLAME!

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I would say 2900s, but not based on performance.

1.) They look cooler, IMHO
2.) I prefer ATI
3.) HDMI out (whether or not that matters depends on what you're using it for)
4.) Larger memory interface
5.) More memory
6.) GDDR4
7.) Supporting the underdog
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Well I already have my Ultras so might as well put those in and see what I get but there really ought to be some benchmarks/reviews done on this. I'm shocked there's none so far.

Now I just have to sit back and wait on that asus blitz exteme to come out! (soon damn it!)
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Never has a post with just periods made such a statement.

Proves that it's not what you say, it's how you say it.
    
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post #29 of 105
I would say and go for the two 8800 Ultra's.

Either way.... even though the 2900XT is powerful, the 8800GTX came out like 6 months or so before it meaning that Nvidia and lightyears ahead of Ati.

Hopefully at xmas or around that time, Nvidia would have bought the 8900GTX out which should crush the 2900
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post #30 of 105
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The Problem is there are conflicting reports. One week, 2x 2900 in CF = 1 Ultra, then another week, 2x 2900 in CF beats 2x Ultras in SLI. I have no doubts that with EXTREME OCing (LN2, Dry Ice) they are close, but Out of the Factory? I'll take an Ultra.
I have to agree with this the most.

Off the store floor or UPS truck, the 88's beat the X29's hands down (if placed in comparable or identical systems).

***EDIT

By the way, I'm an ATI fanboy too...so there you have it.
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