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Okay so the Dodge viper sports an 8.3 liter V10

Ferrari Enzo sports a 6.6 liter V16

Mercades Benz SLR McLaren722 Sports a 5.5 liter V8

Viper=500hp
Enzo=660hp
SLR=722hp

Obviously the SLR is fastest right? Not really!

Also if the DRIVER (LOL!) isn't the best, the car(D) wont go as fast

hehe

edit: off topic, i hate american cars... 8.3 liters just for 500HP wth people!
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by XFreeRollerX View Post
Okay so the Dodge viper sports an 8.3 liter V10

Ferrari Enzo sports a 6.6 liter V16

Mercades Benz SLR McLaren722 Sports a 5.5 liter V8

Viper=500hp
Enzo=660hp
SLR=722hp

Obviously the SLR is fastest right? Not really!

Also if the DRIVER (LOL!) isn't the best, the car(D) wont go as fast

hehe

edit: off topic, i hate american cars... 8.3 liters just for 500HP wth people!
torque likely. Aftermarket tuning of a viper will reveal a lot more than 500 HP hiding in those cylinders too.
    
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Originally Posted by RonindeBeatrice View Post
torque likely. Aftermarket tuning of a viper will reveal a lot more than 500 HP hiding in those cylinders too.
I know about aftermarket tuning but its like.. you pay 90k-130k for...what? so you can drop another stack of money into the motor and lose more time in your ride? And the car only has about the same ammount of torque, only a bit more... also.... 8.3 liters is pretty heavy! that will be looked down upon in terms of handling and power/weight ratios

/off topic

The 8800 GT is suposed to beat the 3870?
    
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Keep in mind that the HD3870 and the 8800GT have different core architectures, and nvidia drivers are well known for their performances and stabilty. On the other hand ATI leads the way for its image quality, and is less optimized on the games than the 8800GT.

It's all up to the customer IMHO.
post #15 of 22
The reason why 8800GT is better is because it has a better core

All those other specs can go die if the core sucks

(Also a lot of games are optimized for Nvidia which isn't exactly fair to ATI)
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http://www.anandtech.com/video/showdoc.aspx?i=3175&p=6

8800 GT 512 beat it 8800 Gt 256 is a lot closer.
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post #18 of 22
The 8800GT is still better anyway,If you planning to got with ATi then good luck with there drivers since they come out once every 1-2 months.While Nvidia drivers comes out like every 2 weeks,not even 1 week.
 
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Quote:
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The 8800GT is still better anyway,If you planning to got with ATi then good luck with there drivers since they come out once every 1-2 months.While Nvidia drivers comes out like every 2 weeks,not even 1 week.

Those are BETAs. The official releases are like every month or so also.
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Those are BETAs. The official releases are like every month or so also.
Even though there beta's at least nvidia lets us try them out.Ati doesn't have any beta drivers
 
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