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post #21 of 41
for crying out loud, he said it wasn't official! stop complaining!

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I do sort of agree though. Benchmarks without proof shouldn't be posted in news. Maybe we should have a rumors section?
remember, folks, a pretty graph can be faked (almost) as easily as typing some numbers. for all we know, all those graphs we see could be someone's wild imagination...
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for crying out loud, he said it wasn't official! stop complaining!



remember, folks, a pretty graph can be faked (almost) as easily as typing some numbers. for all we know, all those graphs we see could be someone's wild imagination...
Exactly.

Show me benchmarks of what it ACTUALLY does, not synthetics. We all remember how excited we got when we saw 3DMarks of 8600's..

I will wait till a review site actually has one, and the non-beta drivers are used before I form an opinion on any card.
    
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I do sort of agree though. Benchmarks without proof shouldn't be posted in news. Maybe we should have a rumors section?
Not that I don't agree, but banning these threads from the news section is no different than banning those Intel or nVidia propagandas about what is useless and what isn't. Those corporate monkeys are using the exact same tactics to deceive consumers.

On the bright side, we can see these threads as a way to train OCN'ers to be smarter consumers. And I quoted him for a reason, if he is going to complain about this issue, he shouldn't just do it in a pro-nVidia one. There's a rant section for a reason.
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Seems pretty general.....why aren't we seeing any REAL benches from any of these? 3 weeks away......surely someone in China/Taiwan has stolen a card and run a bench or two
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On the ATI side it looks about right IMO. 4870 is supposed to be the same or better than a 3870x2. I heard that they tried to improve scalability on the architecture so the 4870x2 should scale better than the 3870x2 and hopefully beat the GTX 280 (for the sake of ATI)
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Originally Posted by Somenoob View Post
I heard that they tried to improve scalability on the architecture so the 4870x2 should scale better than the 3870x2 and hopefully beat the GTX 280 (for the sake of ATI)
If ATI can get the 4870X2 to be cheaper AND faster than the GTX280, that's pure win, and if these scores are accurate, it could happen.
Edited by darkcloud89 - 5/29/08 at 11:39am
post #27 of 41
Junk. I love how their scores are posted 45xx, 35xx, 26xx, etc.

Even my two freaking 9600 GT cards in SLI are closer to the 8800 Ultra. According to this crap 8800 Ultra is so amazing, followed by even more amazing upcoming cards. What can I say, NVIDIA is so amazing it wants to make me barf. ATI clearly sucks bollocks.


Edited by dejanh - 5/29/08 at 11:13am
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If ATI can get the 4870X2 to be cheaper AND faster than the GTX280, that's pure win.
yathink? ROFL
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If this is even remotely true, the GX2 price is gonna tumble.
Better sell them now, while they have some resale value.
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We all know what 3DMark stands for nowadays.....

Look at the 2900XT, bench whore, game blow!

Well, it doesn't blow. But we all know that ATI/Nvidia are tweaking their cards for benchies.

I want FPS charts Not that i am complaining, i would just prefer them
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