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benchmarks aside, that's a pretty bad review if I've ever read one.
PC gamers hardware guys are pretty laughable, they give everything (and i mean everything) at least 80%... I mean they gave the 2900XT an 87%...
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PC gamers hardware guys are pretty laughable, they give everything (and i mean everything) at least 80%... I mean they gave the 2900XT an 87%...
Or maybe they could see 6 months into the future
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Reading a comment a page back someone mentioned tri-SLi with this thing. Can you imagine the power consumption, PSU, and cooling system you would need? On top of all that cash, you've then gotta remove a limb to afford the tri-SLi setup. No thanks :/
    
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PC gamers hardware guys are pretty laughable, they give everything (and i mean everything) at least 80%... I mean they gave the 2900XT an 87%...
You mean the hot and power-hungry 2900? That didn't even have the performance that warranted the power consumption and heat? lol...

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Reading a comment a page back someone mentioned tri-SLi with this thing. Can you imagine the power consumption, PSU, and cooling system you would need? On top of all that cash, you've then gotta remove a limb to afford the tri-SLi setup. No thanks :/
Lol. 3x150w(8-pin) connector + 6x75w(6-pin and power from slot)=450x2=900 watts. I wish anyone who plans to put these in Tri-SLI good luck.
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If he is saying the GTX280 is only a little under the 3870x2 and 9800GX2 and i've seen articles saying a single 4870 is better then a 3870x2. Then the 4870 is better then the 9900GTX. It is total speculation based on 2 separate sources but still interesting to think of.
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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?
Well if you are willing to be tricked... I mean buy a 9800GX2 then I am sure you will buy a GTX280.

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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.
I don't believe that for one second. Show me 26FPS all Very High with 4x AA on that level right after you get out of alien ship with snow.
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thats kinda sad that it doesnt match up in 3dmark 06 with even the lowly 3870x2...i mean that card is what, $300? i think that 2xx2s (i have ALWAYS wanted to do that) would probably beat this thing in crysis, and pretty much anything else, for close to the same price. not knowing what the 4870 can do, this is both impressive for crysis players, and unimpressive for everyone else.
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nobody noticed the uber resolution of 2560x"1200" ? lol

oO 280gtx cant beat 9800x2 and 3870x2 in 1600x1200 vantage? wats going on

i call FAKE. even if its real, not impressive
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MSRP: $649.99

time to get a 2nd 8800GT......
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I think we just need to read the whole article and realise. BETA drivers, the new drivers will make a significant difference. If these are beta drivers expect at least a 30% boost in performance with optimised drivers.
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