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post #91 of 101
ehm, i think ATi makes better cards than ViA... Not to mention AMD prolly can't afford yet another merger just yet
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post #92 of 101
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Two cards with two cores each? That'd be 4 cores my friend.
Looks like your sarcasm radar was turned off.
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I'm waiting for the 9900 series... They'll be better like always
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I'm waiting for the 9900 series... They'll be better like always
You act like Nvidia always had the performance crown.
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post #95 of 101
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I'm waiting for the 9900 series... They'll be better like always
Ha ha.

You're forgetting when ATI had the 9000 series, and you're also forgetting the X1000 series

Nvidia wasn't always performance king you know.
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post #96 of 101
Err wait i forgot...
9800XT> 5950Ultra
x850XT > 6800Ultra
x1800XT > 7800GTX
x1950XTX > 7900GTX
2900XT < 8800Ultra
3870 < 8800Ultra

Looks correct?
Edited by darksideleader - 5/19/08 at 2:19pm
post #97 of 101
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Err wait i forgot...
9800XT> 5950Ultra
x850XT > 6800Ultra
x1800XT < 7800GTX
x1950XTX > 7900GTX
2900XT < 8800Ultra
3870 < 8800Ultra

Looks correct?
There. I think the 7800GTX beat the 1800. That's why the 1900 came out so fast.
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Err wait i forgot...
9800XT> 5950Ultra
x850XT > 6800Ultra
x1800XT > 7800GTX
x1950XTX > 7900GTX
2900XT < 8800Ultra
3870 < 8800Ultra

Looks correct?
The X850XT was faster than the 6800 Ultra in most benchmarks (OpenGL still showed the 6800Ultra in the lead most of the time), but the lack of SM3.0 really hurt the longevity of the card.

And I do believe that the X1800 series was outclassed by the 7800 series. Not by much and not across the board, but I recall the 7800GTX being the better card most of the time.
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post #99 of 101
Should this be true I believe the performance increase over HD 38xx series to be rather good, and if well priced ATi could make a fortune on these cards.
There aren't any games out there that could justify shelling out $500-600 for a card.
Cryisis doen't count since it's a good example of how NOT to make a game - extreme hardware requirements, simplistic gameplay, bugs and most of all unfinished.
Give me a game with a good story, brilliant design and innovative gameplay that requires at least 15 hours to finish and then I'll consider buying an expensive video card.
post #100 of 101
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Let's wait and see... but if 20% is going to be all.... man, that'll be a HUGE disappointment for sure.
Keep in mind the Flagship will probably be the HD4870x2.


Note to self: Buy a HD4850...
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