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Our first batch of GeForce 9800 GX2 graphics cards arrived recently in our lab in Australia this week and Shane is busy testing out the new dual-GPU product from Nvidia.

Our first performance review should be online soon but we thought we would give you a quick performance preview of what the card is capable of.

Keep in mind we are using early ForceWare drivers since Nvidia do not supply us with newer drivers but it is the same driver that all GX2 cards are shipping with at the moment – ForceWare 173.67.

Below we have two tests, 3DMark06 under Vista as well as Crysis DX10 under Vista.




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I know it is still early.
But I was expecting two G92's to beat the 3870x2 by more than just a few frames a second. Good for ati to put out a card before nvidia that still performs nearly as well as nvidias new top dog. Plus if the price rumors for nvidias 9800gx2 are acurate. ATI all the way.
    
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so its like a 10 fps difference max. and the framerate difference gets smaller as the resolution goes up? im thinking the framerates at the small res may be a driver issue.

still. 200$ =/= 10 fps max. 3870 wins.

also, shouldnt they be testing crysis at high or even ultra high? i use high just with my gts 640 and e6600 and get 20-40 fps @ 1680 1050.
    
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in crysis 10 FPS is huge
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Medium!


MEDIUM!!!

Why did they run that test in Crysis on Medium details? That's actually an insult to a high end card. Also, no 1920x1200 test on the 3870 X2.
 
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Well on multiplayer, I play on a modified Low config for as much FPS as I can get. For single player though, I did play on high.

Medium I guess is more real world, but they should definitely test all, IMO

Don't know what happened to 1900x1200 for the X2 lol
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Well on multiplayer, I play on a modified Low config for as much FPS as I can get. For single player though, I did play on high.

Medium I guess is more real world, but they should definitely test all, IMO

Don't know what happened to 1900x1200 for the X2 lol
Medium is real world i suppose but 1920x1200 isn't....that's the irony.
 
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Crysis on medium is like playing mario cart or something equally as crappy.
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Looks like at medium the $200 8800GT is best right now.
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I'm so tired of seeing crysis used as a test bed for comparing the two graphic card manufacturers product offerings. It wouldn't be that bad of a comparison if that game wasn't so heavily influenced/optimized/partial to just one company.

I take crysis benchmarks with a grain of salt because:

1. The game sucks
2. It's heavily optimized for Nvidia
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