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hmm doesn't look like much of an upgrade from the gx2
It beat 2x GX2 and these are immature drivers on the GTX 280
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hmm doesn't look like much of an upgrade from the gx2
i have to disagree, games like the single GTX 280 more than 2x9800GTX
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looking at the benchmarks here it only got beat in crysis? does that justify upgrading from the gx2 to the gtx280?
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I'm not impressed.
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I'm not impressed.
Well for the record i get 26FPS AVG @ 1900x1200 ALL VERY HIGH with a Single 9800GX2 (stock clocks) in Crysis. With a humble 3Ghz Quad and DDR2.

If i was doing 3.6Ghz or so, and overclocked my card and uses the same drivers they are using i'd probably beat the GTX 280 there.
 
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post #16 of 107
nvidia is teh suck. really though, if we can't see a noticeable performance increase then it's not worth buying. 7800GTX to 8800GTX was ridiculous. they should have just waited another year and saved money to develop new tech. this is just sad.
post #17 of 107
At the higher res its more impressive but at the lower one where more people play at it doesn't impress me (compared to 9800GX2). How does it warrant the 97% score? I bet some cash was exchanged...Also why didn't they show 1920-1200?
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A benchmark showing the HD3870X2 outperforming the 9800GX2 in Crysis and HL2: Episode 1? Hell, the HD3870X2 outperforms the GTX 280 in HL2: Episode 1 for that matter.

I'd definitely be a bit wary of this one.
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I think I'l hold on to my 8800GTX for awile..
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A benchmark showing the HD3870X2 outperforming the 9800GX2 in Crysis and HL2: Episode 1? Hell, the HD3870X2 outperforms the GTX 280 in HL2: Episode 1 for that matter.

I'd definitely be a bit wary of this one.
If I remember correctly ATI cards perform better in source games.
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