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Page 1 - My Trinity, 3870 X2, 9800GX2 and me
Page 2 - The Trinity up close
Page 3 - Hose it down with the Thermaltake Bigwater 760 is!
Page 4 - ASUS EAH3870X2 and XFX GeForce 9800 GX2
Page 5 - Gaming tests
Page 6 - Wrapping it up






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Oh come on Asus... you know better than to use thermalcrap. Shame shame.

And what is up with Crysis' BS nvidia-biased coding?
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Oh come on Asus... you know better than to use thermalcrap. Shame shame.

And what is up with Crysis' BS nvidia-biased coding?
At least this will help put the "Crossfire scales better which means ATI is better" mentality behind us.
    
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At least this will help put the "Crossfire scales better which means ATI is better" mentality behind us.
No, crysis, while being coded by ret4rded monkeys, was sponsered by nVidia.. so no matter what nvidia will have 1up against any ATI card.

What about other game benchies, such as WiC or something not as biased as some people and games in this thread.
    
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No, crysis, while being coded by ret4rded monkeys, was sponsered by nVidia.. so no matter what nvidia will have 1up against any ATI card.

What about other game benchies, such as WiC or something not as biased as some people and games in this thread.
Relax, that was a misquote, I was talking about the benchmarking in general, not Crysis. Crysis isn't a benchmark or game I care about. Plus given the experience I had with it, calling them Retarded monkies would be going easy on them.

I can't wait for the next generation 4800's and 9900 ( or 200, what ever they are calling it this week), one single GPU is really where the performance increase is, not slapping two or three GPU's togather.
    
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X3 is a fail and its not made by Ati so more fail.
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At least this will help put the "Crossfire scales better which means ATI is better" mentality behind us.
All ATI cards tested are single cards with multiple cores. Crossfire wasn't used in any of the test's.
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All ATI cards tested are single cards with multiple cores. Crossfire wasn't used in any of the test's.
The Crossfire is handled internally, the cards aren't true "dual-core" setups in the sense of an Athlon X2 or Core 2 Duo.
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These test show quite the opposite of the test by another site back when they first made the X3. I Don't believe these tests, but thats me.
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how the hell does the GX2 get 56.3 FPS in crysis at that resolution?? last i heard it only got a few frames higher in crysis that the Ultra's.
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