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It chokes with lots of AA and at high resolutions apparently.
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It chokes with lots of AA and at high resolutions apparently.
Well, apparently the new GRID patch is supposed to help with problems with Multi-GPU setups. I would assume that was the issue with the 3870 X2, not that the card isn't good, just a specific game wasn't coded properly. If it doesn't support SLI or CF, I can see where it would run into problems with a dual-core card.
    
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Well, apparently the new GRID patch is supposed to help with problems with Multi-GPU setups. I would assume that was the issue with the 3870 X2, not that the card isn't good, just a specific game wasn't coded properly. If it doesn't support SLI or CF, I can see where it would run into problems with a dual-core card.
I don't think its the game. I mean look how ATI cards perform in Crysis compared to Nvidia cards.

I am not sure about less demanding games like COD4 etc...
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It chokes with lots of AA and at high resolutions apparently.
ATi doesnt choke when AA is on. I chokes when AA and AF are on at the same time.
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I don't think its the game. I mean look how ATI cards perform in Crysis compared to Nvidia cards.

I am not sure about less demanding games like COD4 etc...
Crysis is not a fair comparison tool in the slightest. The game is optimized for Nvidia cards...its completely biased.
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lets wait for the new cards to release... 6 more days?
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or why not go for the 4870s? Not long to wait now...
Thanks for the replies, but yeah, I'm basically waiting for the 4850 and 4870 release now to see how they stack up and how much the price of the 3870x2 will drop. Eitherway though, I'm probably going do the build in July.
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