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post #11 of 15
It's not just 1 GB it's 1 GB of DDR4.

DDDR4 ran cooler for me than DDR3. I had a 1GB for about a day before someone bought it off me and now I have a pair of 512 DDR3 and they are somewhat hotter running.
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So are there any of you ATI lovers here that think the 1GB card is better than mine. I am so confused. the 3dMark score looks the same but...I keep hearing so many good things about this card.
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So are there any of you ATI lovers here that think the 1GB card is better than mine. I am so confused. the 3dMark score looks the same but...I keep hearing so many good things about this card.
im not an ATI Lover/fan boy as you put, but im a committed user. in my honest opinion the GTX is the better card, 3dmark doesnt mean **** if ur real world applications run at a lesser frame rate. GTX tends to do better than the HD2900 in most games, bar a couple i think.

i dont think anyone is really gonna see any REAL differences until Crysis comes out. i know everyones like Crysis, Crysis, Crysis! but thing is, that is going to be the first game to support True Directx10/SmartShader4.0 support. something no one has seen their dx10 cards do yet. once that comes into play, we can make confident and realistic judgement.

in other words, dont stress, the 8800 GTX is a beast and will do you fine for a long time
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handling high resolution textures in games
That's a good point. I never thought of the higher resolution textures.
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Another question for you guys. I was surfing the web and found another canadian computer store selling a 8800gtx for only 30 CAD more than the hd2900xt 1gb. Should i step up for the 8800gtx?
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