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post #21 of 31
cheap C2D + nvidia FTW!!

I wonder about those rumors about nehalem not being OC'able at the low end are true? If this is true I hope AMD can get it back together.
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post #22 of 31
This fight with nvidia and intel is retarded, and intel seems to be starting most of it.
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post #23 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by DjQurt View Post
wow thats lame. how can a cpu give better performance in 3d rendering over a quadro?
You didn't read it properly. It said "encode", not render.
GPUs generally suck at that. And when they *can* encode something, they're usually missing a bunch of features in that specific codec or come with weird artifacts.

On the other hand, I find it suspicious they used the 8800GTX over the 9800GTX... had they used the 9800GTX, which has VP2, upgrading the GPU would show significant gains in the video department.
Edited by Coma - 5/12/08 at 4:29am
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post #24 of 31
Okay so Intel's answer to nVidia insulting their GPU is to state the obvious that a GPU isn't a CPU. Wow...that's really smart. Besides, I'd rather have a discrete graphics card over an IGP just for the obvious reason that it has it's own dedicated memory and IGP leech memory from your system.
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post #25 of 31
Hmm...I think a GPU would soooo increase my system's performance in everything I do
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post #26 of 31
Wow...in some cases that was the most retarded thing I have ever read.

Intel you are talking alot of brown stuff when you say a GPU makes no difference in 3d rendering.
post #27 of 31
Boys and girls, let's just forget the whole thing. This leads nowhere.
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Originally Posted by Ikon View Post
Boys and girls, let's just forget the whole thing. This leads nowhere.
Agreed. Intel is chatting breeze as it were.
post #29 of 31
I would argue they are both equally important. Just like in a car, you have to upgrade more than one thing to get overall better performance. A turbo without some new transmission parts will toast the existing parts and will slow you down.
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post #30 of 31
Quote:
Originally Posted by ENTERPRISE View Post
Wow...in some cases that was the most retarded thing I have ever read.

Intel you are talking alot of brown stuff when you say a GPU makes no difference in 3d rendering.
I have to agree with you there. But they're right though, I'd rather game on a 945 intergrated than an 8800GTX.

/sarcasm
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