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ATI is going to win this time around.
Sadly, not if Nvidia keeps buying sponsorships in most of the major games and using their leverage to keep DX10.1 out of games.
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post #32 of 78
So, if people are saying that the GX2 is sometimes better than the GTX280... and SLI GTS' (G92) are sometimes better than the GX2. Does that mean that SLI GTS' are better than the GTX280? LOL
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post #33 of 78
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So, if people are saying that the GX2 is sometimes better than the GTX280... and SLI GTS' (G92) are sometimes better than the GX2. Does that mean that SLI GTS' are better than the GTX280? LOL

You can get like a less then 300$ SLi 8800GT and perform a bit slower then GTX280.
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post #34 of 78
Its one hell of a card and we will see if drivers improve it much.

However, I still think that ATI will provide a much better price/performance comparison.
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post #35 of 78
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You can get like a less then 300$ SLi 8800GT and perform a bit slower then GTX280.
That is so sweet! Forget this, £500, Pffft!
Spend £300 and get two GTS'!
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post #36 of 78
I'm gonna go ATI 4870 Crossfire if the reviews are good enough.
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post #37 of 78
that card is a joke,ATi wins,period.
it's only good at benchmarks which is useless.
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post #38 of 78
The truth is, is that this card is a powerhouse, its levelling with a dual-GPU solution, and beats the 8 series cards in SLi, in my eyes Nvidia could have done better, but it could have been far worse.

I think that the price will fall pretty quickly, because people may be tempted to buy the GX2 as its cheaper for the same performance roughly.

Also, we will have to see what the performance is like with better drivers, all the reviewers are thinking the same thing, that the GTX 280 has great potential, and that with mature drivers everybody's pre-concieved ideas in relation to the performance of this card may become a reality.

Play the waiting game, I think they will fall, they are way to expensive, they wont sell in the numbers Nvidia are hoping for.
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The truth is, is that this card is a powerhouse, its levelling with a dual-GPU solution, and beats the 8 series cards in SLi, in my eyes Nvidia could have done better, but it could have been far worse.

I think that the price will fall pretty quickly, because people may be tempted to buy the GX2 as its cheaper for the same performance roughly.

Also, we will have to see what the performance is like with better drivers, all the reviewers are thinking the same thing, that the GTX 280 has great potential, and that with mature drivers everybody's pre-concieved ideas in relation to the performance of this card may become a reality.

Play the waiting game, I think they will fall, they are way to expensive, they wont sell in the numbers Nvidia are hoping for.
Because it is effectively a dual GPU on a single die. They've fooled you!
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Because it is effectively a dual GPU on a single die. They've fooled you!

Elaborate?
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