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I'm sure you throw ln2 on those x2's and you'll see the scores skyrocket.
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I'm sure you throw ln2 on those x2's and you'll see the scores skyrocket.
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I'm sure you throw ln2 on those x2's and you'll see the scores skyrocket.
same thing could be said for the 9800 gx2
    
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same thing could be said for the 9800 gx2
The GX2 has already been LN2 cooled.....
30k kingpin.....
    
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The GX2 has already been LN2 cooled.....
30k kingpin.....
wait he go that score buy just using 1 LN2 cooled? being that qaud SLI coming out now and quad xfire drivers are getting better, i'd say the ATI is gonna be better.

not many people have ln2 set ups at home. so on average non LN2 set up, i can see the ATI being the best for your money being that you only need two.

in terms of the 3dmark realm, if that 9800 was volt modded(most likely) and can churn out a 30,000. then it should be able to get a 40,000 easy going under the assumption that a quad sli will give a 33% performance increase on a ln2 setup. but with the ATI card at regular water cooling, it can be a pretty close race this time around.

if that is the case, i would give my mother my 8800GT and get 2 of them ATI cards.
    
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wait he go that score buy just using 1 LN2 cooled? being that qaud SLI coming out now and quad xfire drivers are getting better, i'd say the ATI is gonna be better.

not many people have ln2 set ups at home. so on average non LN2 set up, i can see the ATI being the best for your money being that you only need two.

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if that is the case, i would give my mother my 8800GT and get 2 of them ATI cards.
lol good plan on the 3870
    
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lol good plan on the 3870
in theory its good. but lets wait for real world though. 3dmark favors ATI cause ATI is better at tests. in game is what matters.
    
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in theory its good. but lets wait for real world though. 3dmark favors ATI cause ATI is better at tests. in game is what matters.
True,
But the 3870x2 is owning in games also
    
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true
but the 2 3870x2's are on water,
not even LN2 yet, and not heavily volt modded,
Im sure another 1.5-3k can be gotten out of 3870x2's
I believe that the single 9800GX2 was on air, with an LN2 or DICE CPU. I could be wrong, though.


But again. That is ONE 9800GX2.
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