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post #11 of 32
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Originally Posted by Erwin_Rommel View Post
lol, im so sick of biased review sites pitting a max-overclocked nvidia card against a bone-stock ATI card and calling it better....

the card is clock at 680mhz vs 5500mhz standard... honestly...



lightsmark is an OpenGL benchmark man... no one cares about openGL.
AWWW

Name ONE other site that "maxes out their NVidia cards and runs against bone stock ATI cards"

I hate to sound fight-y, but thats a piss poor excuse.
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http://www.legitreviews.com/article/603/4/
http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum...-review-6.html
http://www.techspot.com/review/74-inno3d-geforce8800gt/

I could find more, but I really don't feel like wasting my time.
(sorry if thats a piss poor excuse)
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post #13 of 32
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Originally Posted by Erwin_Rommel View Post
http://www.legitreviews.com/article/603/4/
http://www.hardwarecanucks.com/forum...-review-6.html
http://www.techspot.com/review/74-inno3d-geforce8800gt/

I could find more, but I really don't feel like wasting my time.
(sorry if thats a piss poor excuse)
Those are all 8800GT reviews...........am I missing something?

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lol, im so sick of biased review sites pitting a max-overclocked nvidia card against a bone-stock ATI card and calling it better....

the card is clock at 680mhz vs 550mhz standard... honestly...
Here's another 8800GS review
http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/E...8800_GS/6.html
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post #14 of 32
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Those are all 8800GT reviews...........am I missing something?
I'm pretty sure he's just an ATI fanboi trying to show something about nvidia being an inferior brand. He lost track of the actual subject a long time ago.
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post #15 of 32
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I would have to disagree with their low end assessment. The 8800GS and 9600GT both dominate the low end market. You can get an 8800GS for as much as an HD3850 256MB and an 9600GT for as much as an HD3850 512MB would cost you.
THey don't dominate the lower market
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post #16 of 32
I thought the 8800GS was complete waste of money...much better can be had for that money...
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post #17 of 32
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That review is bogus, in many of the benchmarks an x1900 is beating the HD 3850, and in one they have an 8600GTS beating an HD 3870!


Oh and heres one of those typical reviews, comparing an 8800GS with a 130Mhz core oc to the stock 256mb HD 3850, even though price wise its closer to the 512mb.

http://www.driverheaven.net/reviews/...3850/index.php


In non-nvidia biased test(if such a thing existed) its really a mixed bag, compared to the 256mb 3850 the 8800GS has an advantage with AA/AF on, since that takes extra video memory, but at resolutions higher than 1280x1024 the HD 3850 pulls ahead in most games. If I could find a review comparing it to a 512mb 3850 it would most likely be tied and less than the 3850 in most tests.
    
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post #18 of 32
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I love that review - it makes me happy that there is no compelling reason to upgrade my X1900XT(X) yet.
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post #19 of 32
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That review is bogus, in many of the benchmarks an x1900 is beating the HD 3850, and in one they have an 8600GTS beating an HD 3870!


Oh and heres one of those typical reviews, comparing an 8800GS with a 130Mhz core oc to the stock 256mb HD 3850, even though price wise its closer to the 512mb.

http://www.driverheaven.net/reviews/...3850/index.php


In non-nvidia biased test(if such a thing existed) its really a mixed bag, compared to the 256mb 3850 the 8800GS has an advantage with AA/AF on, since that takes extra video memory, but at resolutions higher than 1280x1024 the HD 3850 pulls ahead in most games. If I could find a review comparing it to a 512mb 3850 it would most likely be tied and less than the 3850 in most tests.
LOL haha, agreed.
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post #20 of 32
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lol, im so sick of biased review sites pitting a max-overclocked nvidia card against a bone-stock ATI card and calling it better....

the card is clock at 680mhz vs 550mhz standard... honestly...
and it'll do 800mhz core on air...

so I think the point is moot, it's got damn near as much clock headroom as the 3870 but it's 2/3rds the price.
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