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Get your complete GTX280 scores here

Twenty-eight tests, up to nine resolutions each

By Charlie Demerjian: Sunday, 15 June 2008, 2:45 PM

WE HAVE BEEN dogging Nvidia's new chip for a while for being too big, too hot, too slow, and unmanufacturable. It is all of that, and you will know why we said that in a few weeks.

Until then, here is a complete set of benchmark results for the GTX280, 28 tests across up to nine resolutions, with 9800GTX results thrown in for good measure. Because we are free of Nvidian handcuffs, we can publish all of this early. It kind of sucks to have to wait, so we won't. That's what you get for signing NDAs, which is why we don't. This is edging dangerously toward poetry, so lets just end it here and pass the savings on to you. Enjoy.
I don't really know what they're talking about, the tests seem to show quite an impressive improvement across the board (especially on the really high end.)

>>Chart and article here<<
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Good find. I wish they had a comparison to more than the 9800GTX.....
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I'm sorry to say this, but it's a repost.
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I wish they did some reviews against the upcoming ATI cards....but good find though.
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Lol...

A 2500% difference at 2560x1600.

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Good card for extreme resolutions but the resolutions most people game @ its not that more powerfull then 9800GTX.
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post
Good card for extreme resolutions but the resolutions most people game @ its not that more powerfull then 9800GTX.
You cant say its not more powerful than the 9800GTX at some resolutions.

It more powerful FULL STOP, but its power isnt properly utilised at lower resolutions is probably what you were trying to say
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Yeah, really only worth it if you're playing on a massive screen.

Impressive at some crazy resolutions though!
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Geforce 177.26 drivers, enough said. 177.34 give a major boost.
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