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I'm a nVidia guy and I will always be unless ATI destorys nVidia so I would go with the Ultras.
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Is it just me, or dont the 2900xt in crossfire hold the new 3D05 and 3D06 benchmark records
Yes they do. But unless everybody who buys a 2900 plans on using LN2 or cascade on two GPUs, their card(s) won't perform that well
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Yes they do. But unless everybody who buys a 2900 plans on using LN2 or cascade on two GPUs, their card won't perform that well
Couldn't the same be said for Ultras?
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Why would you want a red card? IMO black pwns red. Either way, the 2900's and 8800's are the best cards on the market, so you cannot go wrong on which one you buy. I would recommend you wait for the 9800 GTX though.
    
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I'm talking out of the box pretty much.
My straight out of the box XXX Ultras are 685/2300 within 1 min 3 secs you can have them 710mhz on air....water 730-740+

I cant comment on the 2900 as I have never owned any and tried them....Im a firm believer in front up or shut up as they say
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Why yes... Yes they do.
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Couldn't the same be said for Ultras?
Well yes, but for the average user, they'll be using air cooling and as you can see from the top 30 PCs on OCN, they are all nVidia 8800 series.

What i'm basicly saying is, for the everyday user, the 8800s would be better. If you want to use watercooling/phase/cascade/LN2/dry ice, then the 2900 has great potential.
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Walks over to Xed and pistol whips him grabing his 2900 and stomping it to bits then throws an 8800 at him
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As far as I know it is still 30-0 in OCN.
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