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post #21 of 31
These cards are not worth the money.

Think about it... The 8800GTX scores 13,000ish already in 3dmark06. The GX2 and x2 are 2 cards on one board, so if sli/cf doesn't work with the application (alot have problems) then it will score much worse than a 8800GTX.

Honestly guys.. Just grab 2x 8800GT/GTX/Ultras.


EDIT: Maybe 3dmark Vantage will show the true colors of these cards over the 8 series. But as of right now, these are just a marketing gimmick for people who don't research how they perform.
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Yes. Ati Is Win
    
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Off topic, but I kinda knew LK would get this info here first
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post #24 of 31
more of this? we all know that they will be better than those scores show. We just have to wait.
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Since we all know 3dmark06 is an accurate gauge of performance.....

Remember the 2900XT?
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post #26 of 31
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Originally Posted by pauldovi View Post
Since we all know 3dmark06 is an accurate gauge of performance.....

Remember the 2900XT?
I remember it holding the world record for like....forever. Then getting beat by the old gts, in real game, lol.
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post #27 of 31
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Originally Posted by n_ka15 View Post
As some one mentioned before this is only 3dmark, lets wait for some game benches and then we can safely assume which card is the new king... Just look at Ultra, it scores about 11k+ on stock, and the X2 scores about 14k+ on stock, yet in games it barely beats it, therefore my point is clear, wait for the games benches and then complain!
Agree, the nvidia cards almost always to better in real world benches as opposed to 3dmark scores.
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post #28 of 31
I think a lot of the real world games are due to optimization for that particular company. IMHO a good way to compare power vs power is to go with a neutral program. The dual gpu's will start shining when they aren't cuffed by the limitations of cpu speed. Check out my sig for an example.
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post #29 of 31
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Agree, the nvidia cards almost always to better in real world benches as opposed to 3dmark scores.
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I think a lot of the real world games are due to optimization for that particular company. IMHO a good way to compare power vs power is to go with a neutral program. The dual gpu's will start shining when they aren't cuffed by the limitations of cpu speed. Check out my sig for an example.
True enough, but only results matter. The 3870 X2's do well in real world benches as well as opposed to the 2900's.
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