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Originally Posted by ReignsOfPower View Post
nVidia lazy? I don't think so. I reckon 3-Way SLi 9800GT's is the best 3 - Way SLi set-up ever! Why? You can still fit a Azuntech Prelude 7.1 in the gap.

As far as new chipsets is concerned then yes, this is basically a 8800GT with 2 x SLi pin connectors.
i'm pretty sure dual slot coolers were mentioned for this card so say bye-bye to you're auzentech prelude dreams of fancy lol
post #42 of 48
read video card specs in sig... pretty much sums up what i think...
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i'm pretty sure dual slot coolers were mentioned for this card so say bye-bye to you're auzentech prelude dreams of fancy lol
Really? Well....then...Tri-SLi sucks !
post #44 of 48
It is simple ignorance to judge something before you've tried it or, in this case it's released.
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Honestly, I think the reason we are seeing less improvement in single card performance is because nVidia is pushing SLI over single card performance. Ask yourselves, true or false -- the 9 series coupled with a 780/790 board provides noticeably better performance then an 8 series coupled with a 680 board.

Adding the fact that we will be seeing the addition of on-board graphical acceleration on nvidia boards, which will function as the primary display adapter when graphical intensive rendering isn't needed -- ie GPUs turn off when you turn off COD4, and are just surfing the web. I think nvidia is far from sitting on their hands. Instead, they are just doing something different from what we are used to measuring as 'progress'.
post #46 of 48
Help us HD 4000 Series, you're our only hope.
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Its either identical or not ;P Can't be almost identical
Anyway, we know that R700 and G100/200 are gonna launch somewhere between summer and end of year. There is no reason to push to the limits. They have products that smoke the equivalent of ATI so why release the monster now?

Remember compare apples to apples!
GX2 with X2
3780 --> GT/GTX
3750 --> 9600GT
It's HD 3870 (not 3780) and HD 3850 (not 3750). Unless the names are different in Cyprus (not likely).
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Its either identical or not ;P Can't be almost identical
Anyway, we know that R700 and G100/200 are gonna launch somewhere between summer and end of year. There is no reason to push to the limits. They have products that smoke the equivalent of ATI so why release the monster now?

Remember compare apples to apples!
GX2 with X2
3780 --> GT/GTX
3750 --> 9600GT
How is comparing cards from completely different manufacturers "comparing apples to apples"?

You criticize the comparison of two very similar cards (8800 series and 9800 series), yet yourself, compare *completely* different cards (ATI 38xx series with nVidia 8/9xxx series).
    
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post #48 of 48
they dont have any reason to bring out new tech.. ATI can't really keep up so why bother trying to increase the performance lead if the rival can't keep up?
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