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wow, the GTX beat the GX2 at lower resolutions...
Dude, have you guys learned anything from these silly pre-release "benchmarks"? I seem to remember the same silly benches on the pre-release GX2s and the closer it got to release (and when finally released), it's true power was discovered. Some benchmarks showed the GX2 as being ridiculously powerful, other had it pegged as slower than an 8800 GT. I think everyone needs to be aware that just because there's a colorful pic labeled "Benchmark Results", it doesn't mean it's how the real deal will perform.

*sigh* Again, wait for the card to be RELEASED before coming to any conclusions, especially since pre-release drivers are crap and pre-release cards tend to vary widely in performance.
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post #12 of 16
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the newer cards coming out are actually worst than the 8800 GT.... pretty ****ty new line of cards they got coming out.
Wrong. The cards they are releasing show gains over the 8-series, how small they are doesn't make a difference they're there. The only card that still packs a big enough punch to come out on top is the Ultra, and that's only in certain situations.
I've said it once and I'll say it again: The 9-series, while it may be a disappointment to some, is just another building block building towards the next great series from nVidia. Buy them or not, nVidia will be back later this year with something that will offer large gains over everything availible right now.
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is it worth going from 7800GTX to 8800GTX? H3ll yeah ( but 7800GTX still rocks )
is it worth going from 8800GTX to 9800GTX? H3ll nay ( Rather upgrade to socks )
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And everyone was bashing the people who bought 8800 series cards...
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is it worth going from 7800GTX to 8800GTX? H3ll yeah ( but 7800GTX still rocks )
is it worth going from 8800GTX to 9800GTX? H3ll nay ( Rather upgrade to socks )
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D4mn I knew when I made the 8800GT SLI purchase I was making the right decision. These things just rape games. Beating a GX2 with a single GT at 16x12 and lower in MANY games and tests. Thats nuts!
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