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How well do those xfire'd 2900s fair nowadays?
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How well do those xfire'd 2900s fair nowadays?
Great man......the OC I have on them really makes them shine. I play all my games maxed (except Crysis of course ) at 1920x1080.
I'm going to keep them for some time, as I really have no need for a faster setup.....I'll wait until the 4870s are $150-200.
Here's a little comparison with Crysis (not the best bench, but it's standardized and has a lot of results)

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Edited by binormalkilla - 6/15/08 at 7:57pm
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why do people bring up the dual core vs single core thing? everyone who uses a quad and says its better is doing pretty much the same thing (if you use intel). its just 2 dual cores fused. so, if you use nvidia fan boy logic, all intel quad core benchmark records should be worth less then they are because its 2 of a decent product fused together...
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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.
I don't even know what to say man.......




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I do think that something here was lost in translations. If I am reading the graphs right, the 3870x2 only beat the 260 @ 1920X1200 the 260 beat it out in everything else.
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Great man......the OC I have on them really makes them shine. I play all my games maxed (except Crysis of course ) at 1920x1080.
I'm going to keep them for some time, as I really have no need for a faster setup.....I'll wait until the 4870s are $150-200.
Here's a little comparison with Crysis (not the best bench, but it's standardized and has a lot of results)



Good stuff. I feel as though buying ATi gives you better lifespan for your product as ATi doesn't alienate it's customers by cutting off driver support for older cards in new driver releases.

R700 it is I believe!
    
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post #27 of 38
I've seen 4 reviews now that show the GX2 clearly beating the GTX280 in the some benchmarks otherwise the new card leads by a small amount. Who knows what's going on but it doesn't look like the GTX280 is the conquering beast most had imagined.



Edited by MomijiTMO - 6/15/08 at 8:44pm
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post #28 of 38
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I do think that something here was lost in translations. If I am reading the graphs right, the 3870x2 only beat the 260 @ 1920X1200 the 260 beat it out in everything else.
Remember thats only a Crysis graph. They don't have one for 3dmark and Bioshock. I do agree something was lost in the translation though. Maybe the were talking about Price/performance? Also they need more AF as thats what kills R600/R670. Typically tests have 4xAA/16xAF enabled in at least one test so this may be a little biased.
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Remember thats only a Crysis graph. They don't have one for 3dmark and Bioshock. I do agree something was lost in the translation though. Maybe the were talking about Price/performance? Also they need more AF as thats what kills R600/R670. Typically tests have 4xAA/16xAF enabled in at least one test so this may be a little biased.
I think not, I use x16AF in every game.
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post #30 of 38
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I think not, I use x16AF in every game.
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Same here....I don't know where he's getting the AF hit from...I force 16X in the CCC. I use 2-8x MS sharp adaptive AA depending on the game.....even though I can't really tell the difference after 4x. In some games you might as well (BF series, HL2 ep 2, etc.) as I get a solid 60 FPS with VSync enabled.
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