Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Hardware News › [PCZilla] HD3870X2 Conquers GTX260
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:

[PCZilla] HD3870X2 Conquers GTX260 - Page 2

post #11 of 38
Not a Nvidia Fanboy but......

They didnt use AF in the tests. Recent articles seem to show that AF is the "Achillies heel" of the 38xx series.

So the test is skewed towards ATI victory here.

But still... not good news for the G200. Come to me my lovely 4870x2...
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k Asrock Extreme3 gen3 Asus gt750ti 4x4gb gskill 1333 @ 7-7-7-21 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
samsung f1 750gb Maxtor 200gb Smsung external 8xBR/DVD writer Thermalright 120 extreme 7 x64 pro 
PowerCase
Corsair TX650 Antec 900 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
i5 2500k Asrock Extreme3 gen3 Asus gt750ti 4x4gb gskill 1333 @ 7-7-7-21 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
samsung f1 750gb Maxtor 200gb Smsung external 8xBR/DVD writer Thermalright 120 extreme 7 x64 pro 
PowerCase
Corsair TX650 Antec 900 
  hide details  
Reply
post #12 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by CrackClocker View Post
I might buy the 3870x2 when the 48xx series comes out, hopefully there will be an incentive for me (price drop). Anybody here opposes my future buy?

Also Somenoob I seriously dislike your avatar, that guy raped his own daughter in a basement for 20 years and putting some Solid Snake equipment on him just ruins one of my favorite game characters.
The HD4870 should be faster and cheaper than the 3870x2, even after a price drop
Von Strauss
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Athlon 5000x2 BE @ 3.2 ASUS M2R-32 MVP Sapphire HD4850 700/1100 2x1gb G.Skill HZs 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250gb WD IDE lol LG DVD-RAM w/ Lightscribe Vista Ultimate 32-bit Sceptre, 1280x1024, 5ms 
PowerCase
Corsair TX 650W Enermax Chakra w/ 250mm Side Panel Fan 
  hide details  
Reply
Von Strauss
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Athlon 5000x2 BE @ 3.2 ASUS M2R-32 MVP Sapphire HD4850 700/1100 2x1gb G.Skill HZs 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
250gb WD IDE lol LG DVD-RAM w/ Lightscribe Vista Ultimate 32-bit Sceptre, 1280x1024, 5ms 
PowerCase
Corsair TX 650W Enermax Chakra w/ 250mm Side Panel Fan 
  hide details  
Reply
post #13 of 38
4870 and 4870x2 have it in the bag.
Lee XT
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX-6300 Asus M5A97 SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 7850 AMD 4GB DDR3 1333MHZ 
RAMRAMRAMHard Drive
AMD 4GB DDR3 1333MHZ AMD 4GB DDR3 1333MHZ AMD 4GB DDR3 1333MHZ OCZ Vertex 4 256GB 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H80 Windows 8.1 Pro MCE Dell P2414H WHXV7  Microsoft Generic 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Ultra 600W Limited Edition NZXT Black Steel Razer Deathadder Razer Goliath 
Audio
Realtek HD Audio 
  hide details  
Reply
Lee XT
(17 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD FX-6300 Asus M5A97 SAPPHIRE Radeon HD 7850 AMD 4GB DDR3 1333MHZ 
RAMRAMRAMHard Drive
AMD 4GB DDR3 1333MHZ AMD 4GB DDR3 1333MHZ AMD 4GB DDR3 1333MHZ OCZ Vertex 4 256GB 
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
Corsair H80 Windows 8.1 Pro MCE Dell P2414H WHXV7  Microsoft Generic 
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
Ultra 600W Limited Edition NZXT Black Steel Razer Deathadder Razer Goliath 
Audio
Realtek HD Audio 
  hide details  
Reply
post #14 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by Licht View Post
4870 and 4870x2 have it in the bag.
Roger that =]. No doubt in my mind that the 4870x2 will be my next card. Hopefully it will be able to hold it's own against the next PC blockbusters coming out this half (Project Origin, Alan Wake, Crysis: Warhead).

Also pointing towards the validity of this, you have to expect that these are probably pretty legit as it is very close to the launch of these cards and I'm sure there are hundreds of them in circulation now at the finger tips of any reviewer.

Screw the ATi vs Nvidia stuff, let's just see some sick graphics cards!
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 G0 @ 3.30 [34C/58C] GA-P35-DS3L Visontek 4870 [800/1120] 4GB G.Skill DDR2 800 @ 1050, 5-5-5-12 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
250+500GB Barracudas Vista 64 19" HannsG Widescreen 1440x900 OCZ Stealth-X-Stream 600W 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
CoolerMaster 690 MX 518 DKT Megamat 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 G0 @ 3.30 [34C/58C] GA-P35-DS3L Visontek 4870 [800/1120] 4GB G.Skill DDR2 800 @ 1050, 5-5-5-12 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
250+500GB Barracudas Vista 64 19" HannsG Widescreen 1440x900 OCZ Stealth-X-Stream 600W 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
CoolerMaster 690 MX 518 DKT Megamat 
  hide details  
Reply
post #15 of 38
Things are looking bad for the next gen NVidia cards.........everything I've seen has been underwhelming.....

Quote:
Originally Posted by grunion View Post
Insert obligatory Nvidia fan boy statement now...so, the GT200 is a single GPU card, it's sad that it takes a dual GPU card to beat a single GPU card from Nvidia

FYI I get 28fps with x8 AA @ 1600*1200 in Crysis.

For those of you that don't know, the X2 is a damn good card.
And when you can get one for < $300, it's even better.
ROFL I can't count how many times people have said the dual GPU comment. I find it hilarious....
Anyone who denies that the 3870X2 is a great value then they're just ignoring facts. It's quite the beast for the price.....

I'll have two 4870s on water in my rig here in a few months after prices drops (if nothing else arrives by then, maybe a die shrink)
Edited by binormalkilla - 6/15/08 at 7:47pm
PWNzershreck
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4930K @ 4.6 GHz ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition MSI GTX 1080 FE Heatkiller Acetal 16 GB Corsair Vengeance 1600C9 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
2x Samsung 840 Pro  ASUS DVD-RW SATA Koolance 380i & 2x HW Labs 480GTX Arch Linux x86_64, Windows 7 x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
LG UC88-B Ultrawide, ASUS VS278Q Ducky Corsair AX1200i Caselabs STH10 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech G500 Func 1030 ASUS Xonar Essence STX 
  hide details  
Reply
PWNzershreck
(15 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
4930K @ 4.6 GHz ASUS Rampage IV Black Edition MSI GTX 1080 FE Heatkiller Acetal 16 GB Corsair Vengeance 1600C9 
Hard DriveOptical DriveCoolingOS
2x Samsung 840 Pro  ASUS DVD-RW SATA Koolance 380i & 2x HW Labs 480GTX Arch Linux x86_64, Windows 7 x64 
MonitorKeyboardPowerCase
LG UC88-B Ultrawide, ASUS VS278Q Ducky Corsair AX1200i Caselabs STH10 
MouseMouse PadAudio
Logitech G500 Func 1030 ASUS Xonar Essence STX 
  hide details  
Reply
post #16 of 38
I saw "conquers" and felt a rush of manly intrigue. I was expecting a thrilling narrative of red hordes overrunning the complacent, degenerate, green bourgeois sissy-men, bringing untold ruin and slaughter upon the land.

I got graphs with bright and mildly flamboyant colors. I was disappointed.
Callisto
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500K 4.7ghz @ 1.37v MSI P67A-GD65 EVGA GTX 680 Mushkin Enhanced Redline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 1866 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Intel SSD 40GB; Seagate Cavier Green 1TB Scientific Linux 6.3/Windoze7 22" Samsung SyncMaster 2232BW Corsair TX850 
  hide details  
Reply
Callisto
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
2500K 4.7ghz @ 1.37v MSI P67A-GD65 EVGA GTX 680 Mushkin Enhanced Redline 8GB (2 x 4GB) DDR3 1866 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
Intel SSD 40GB; Seagate Cavier Green 1TB Scientific Linux 6.3/Windoze7 22" Samsung SyncMaster 2232BW Corsair TX850 
  hide details  
Reply
post #17 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by binormalkilla View Post
Things are looking bad for the next gen NVidia cards.........everything I've seen has been underwhelming.....



ROFL I can't count how many times people have said the dual GPU comment. I find it hilarious....
Anyone who denies that the 3870X2 is a great value then they're just ignoring facts. It's quite the beast for the price.....
How well do those xfire'd 2900s fair nowadays?
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 G0 @ 3.30 [34C/58C] GA-P35-DS3L Visontek 4870 [800/1120] 4GB G.Skill DDR2 800 @ 1050, 5-5-5-12 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
250+500GB Barracudas Vista 64 19" HannsG Widescreen 1440x900 OCZ Stealth-X-Stream 600W 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
CoolerMaster 690 MX 518 DKT Megamat 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q6600 G0 @ 3.30 [34C/58C] GA-P35-DS3L Visontek 4870 [800/1120] 4GB G.Skill DDR2 800 @ 1050, 5-5-5-12 
Hard DriveOSMonitorPower
250+500GB Barracudas Vista 64 19" HannsG Widescreen 1440x900 OCZ Stealth-X-Stream 600W 
CaseMouseMouse Pad
CoolerMaster 690 MX 518 DKT Megamat 
  hide details  
Reply
post #18 of 38
just wait I think the 260 will win once it gets decent drivers
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q9550 E0 Asus Rampage Formula Diamond 4870 X2 4x1GB Mushkin 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Raptor 150 GB, Hitachi 500 GB 2 SATA Lightscribe burners Vista Home Premium x64 Gateway 24" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 (old school version) Silverstone DA1200 Soldam ZR3000 Logitech G5 
  hide details  
Reply
    
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Q9550 E0 Asus Rampage Formula Diamond 4870 X2 4x1GB Mushkin 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Raptor 150 GB, Hitachi 500 GB 2 SATA Lightscribe burners Vista Home Premium x64 Gateway 24" 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Logitech G15 (old school version) Silverstone DA1200 Soldam ZR3000 Logitech G5 
  hide details  
Reply
post #19 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by CrackClocker View Post
I might buy the 3870x2 when the 48xx series comes out, hopefully there will be an incentive for me (price drop). Anybody here opposes my future buy?

Also Somenoob I seriously dislike your avatar, that guy raped his own daughter in a basement for 20 years and putting some Solid Snake equipment on him just ruins one of my favorite game characters.
I might do the same , but kept in mind 3870x2 = need for space and energy compare to a regular card . Its my only questionable point , i got a very good power supply but still ... any have a link comparing the 4850 watt vs the 3870x2 ?

By the way i found sad that each time there is a thread about ati .. amd .. intel .. nvidia , there is always a fanboi feeling menaced by the improvement of the opp competitor . Jeez , competition is good for us , for the price , for the performance . Its hard not to defined ourself with brand sometimes , but its the only way to stay objective in our opinion and intelligent in our consommation choice .
Edited by Bluezeer - 6/15/08 at 8:02pm
The Blue
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5-750 Asus p7p55d Deluxe Evga Gtx 460 4G Gkill 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Black Caviar 1tb LG G-H20NS10 Black Windows 7 Ultimate LG 24in 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Reclusa Gaming Keyboard Corsair 750w Cooler master Cosmos Razer Naga 
  hide details  
Reply
The Blue
(13 items)
 
  
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel i5-750 Asus p7p55d Deluxe Evga Gtx 460 4G Gkill 
Hard DriveOptical DriveOSMonitor
Black Caviar 1tb LG G-H20NS10 Black Windows 7 Ultimate LG 24in 
KeyboardPowerCaseMouse
Microsoft Reclusa Gaming Keyboard Corsair 750w Cooler master Cosmos Razer Naga 
  hide details  
Reply
post #20 of 38
Quote:
Originally Posted by GPA_Voltaire View Post
just wait I think the 260 will win once it gets decent drivers
GTX 260 doesnt seem like a good uprage from a 9800GTX aslo nvidia drives tend not to increase performance much but more stability from that i hear.
Ishimura
(21 items)
 
Silent Knight
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 3770K @ 4.6GHz ASRock Z77E-ITX eVGA GTX 1080 Ti Hybrid AMD Radeon R9 16GB DDR3-2400MHz  
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB Toshiba X300 5TB Corsair H100i GTX eVGA Hybrid Water Cooler  
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
4x GentleTyphoon AP-15 Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Philips Brilliance BDM4065UC 4K Razer BlackWidow Chroma  
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
eVGA SuperNOVA 750 G3 Define Nano S Logitech G502 Proteus Core PECHAM Gaming Mouse Pad XX-Large 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Audioengine D1 DAC Mackie CR Series CR3 Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Sennheiser HD 598 
Audio
Sony XB950BT 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X4 955 @ 4.2GHz ASUS M4A79XTD EVO AMD Radeon HD 7970 3GB @ 1200/1500 2x 4GB G.SKILL Ripjaws X DDR3-1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
OCZ Agility 3 60GB WD Caviar Green 1.5TB 2 x Seagate Barracuda 2TB XSPC Raystorm 
CoolingCoolingOSPower
EK-FC7970 XSPC RS360 Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Corsair TX750 
Case
NZXT Switch 810  
  hide details  
Reply
Ishimura
(21 items)
 
Silent Knight
(13 items)
 
 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
Intel Core i7 3770K @ 4.6GHz ASRock Z77E-ITX eVGA GTX 1080 Ti Hybrid AMD Radeon R9 16GB DDR3-2400MHz  
Hard DriveHard DriveCoolingCooling
SanDisk Ultra II 960GB Toshiba X300 5TB Corsair H100i GTX eVGA Hybrid Water Cooler  
CoolingOSMonitorKeyboard
4x GentleTyphoon AP-15 Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Philips Brilliance BDM4065UC 4K Razer BlackWidow Chroma  
PowerCaseMouseMouse Pad
eVGA SuperNOVA 750 G3 Define Nano S Logitech G502 Proteus Core PECHAM Gaming Mouse Pad XX-Large 
AudioAudioAudioAudio
Audioengine D1 DAC Mackie CR Series CR3 Audio-Technica ATH-M50 Sennheiser HD 598 
Audio
Sony XB950BT 
CPUMotherboardGraphicsRAM
AMD Phenom II X4 955 @ 4.2GHz ASUS M4A79XTD EVO AMD Radeon HD 7970 3GB @ 1200/1500 2x 4GB G.SKILL Ripjaws X DDR3-1600 
Hard DriveHard DriveHard DriveCooling
OCZ Agility 3 60GB WD Caviar Green 1.5TB 2 x Seagate Barracuda 2TB XSPC Raystorm 
CoolingCoolingOSPower
EK-FC7970 XSPC RS360 Windows 10 Pro 64-Bit Corsair TX750 
Case
NZXT Switch 810  
  hide details  
Reply
New Posts  All Forums:Forum Nav:
  Return Home
  Back to Forum: Hardware News
Overclock.net › Forums › Industry News › Hardware News › [PCZilla] HD3870X2 Conquers GTX260