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post #21 of 24
Wait for the benchmarks and then we'll see.

Idle speculation is like someone reviewing a movie they haven't seen.

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First off, would you please quit putting quotes around everything you say? It's reminiscent of someone talking in third person. Second, that card is overclocked ALOT and chances are is volt modded, the real boost to that score was the CPU. The only thing this proves is that it's a good oc'er, not that it's a good choice for those of us coming from an 8800GT or GTS (G92). The 9800GTX, as it stands, isn't impressive by the least. It uses the same core G92 core as the late 8800GT and GTS and offers no real boost in performance over a GTS at the same clock speeds. The 9800GTX, if nVidia stays true to the released specs, doesn't seem to be worth the upgrade if you've upgraded in the last few months.
I was chatting with a buddy of mine on MSN and he showed me some screenshot (GPU-Z) and a slide he got from someone else. Not sure where they came from, but the 9800GTX is listed as being on the 55nm process and equally impressive clocks. Probably fake, but if they're real they could mean the current GTX is a place holder.

Here's proof that the GTX is no better than the 8800GTS (G92). A 19417 from a 8800GTS with a QX9650 @ 4500mhz + 900/2333/1107 on the GTS' stock cooler. If both had the same exact clocks on CPU and GPU they'd be 100% equal.

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The card is not going to be bangarang. That is all.
    
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