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ATI can't take over until they start making cards that yield more performance than nvidia's, which I doubt will be happening any time soon. The best single gpu nvidia card is still better than the best single gpu ATI card Ultra, GTS 512, GTX, GT, 98GTX > 3870 So nvidia has five cards that are better than ATI's best, and the GX2 is better than their X2.
And we haven't seen the full story yet, these early sets of drivers are promising. With more to come and a Quad SLI driver this card could take some beating.

All i now is this, if Quad SLI works and really is fantastic. I'll be set for the next year or so.
 
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No it wasn't that was the OC test, this is the new driver test.
 
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Please read the article before saying some thing like that.

I hate those who comment before reading the damn article.

Just my

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Nvidia 9800GX2 reviewed with Forceware 174.51
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Totally different article, charts, and everything....

EDIT: wow two people beat me.
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You guys also need to remember that the 9800GX2 is a builtin SLI card and SLI doesn't work with all games. Some games require you to disable it as well. The 8800GT would likely be equal or better than the 9800GX2 when that happens.

You would still need 2x 9800GX2 (Quad SLI) to beat 2x 88800GT/GTX/Ultras. 1 9800GX2 is still quite a bit slower.

However... in HL2 it seems the 9800GX2 just completely owns everything.
Yea but a 7800gtx owns HL2.
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However... in HL2 it seems the 9800GX2 just completely owns everything.

Hmmm are you looking at the same charts?


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Wahey! Server back up....link now works.

This result interested me....now everyone knows that the 9800GX2 is nothing more than 2x 8800GT's in SLI...but SLI doesn't scale this much over a single card!

 
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Does 3870X2 has good driver yet. I heard 8.3 suck.
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ATI can't take over until they start making cards that yield more performance than nvidia's, which I doubt will be happening any time soon. The best single gpu nvidia card is still better than the best single gpu ATI card Ultra, GTS 512, GTX, GT, 98GTX > 3870 So nvidia has five cards that are better than ATI's best, and the GX2 is better than their X2.
Yeah well, my car is the best 2.0L 16V engine in a red domestic car with window tint driven in Maine by a guy named Joe. Saying...oooh only single GPU allowed to play here is silly. The 3870x2 is a viable contender to most of those high end nvidia cards and for the most part costs less than or equal to most of them.
    
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