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GTX280 - I'm disappointed...

Poll Results: Your opinion on the GTX280:

 
  • 5% (6)
    Wonderbar! GTX280 rocks! GO nVIDIA!
  • 46% (48)
    Great card! Nothing special but it sure is a beast!
  • 39% (41)
    Fail! I cant see how this is next generation.
  • 8% (9)
    Epic Fail! Since when did monkeys make GPUs?
104 Total Votes  
post #1 of 56
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Am not against nVIDIA in any way but I think this has to be it. After reading about 5 reviews I must say that I'm disappointed.

Whats your opinion?
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post #2 of 56
why are you dissapointed?
post #3 of 56
I like Nvidia...I've had plenty of their cards and I hope that in the next month or so that drivers will improve the performance.

Still, they are beastly single GPU cards
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post #4 of 56
The price disappoints me, but I suppose it's to be expected.
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I've really go the urge to buy a couple and SLI them now having just looked at the EVGA SSC editions
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post #6 of 56
so do they go on sale tomorrow?
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post #7 of 56
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mmansueto View Post
so do they go on sale tomorrow?
The BFG 280's are already available on OCUK...I guess they must be out tomorrow
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post #8 of 56
I'm not dissapointed per se, more confused. The price/performance ratio remains largely unchanged from this generation jump, so what's the point of upgrading if you have an 8800 or 9800 series GPU?
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post #9 of 56
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Originally Posted by alexgheseger View Post
I'm not dissapointed per se, more confused. The price/performance ratio remains largely unchanged from this generation jump, so what's the point of upgrading if you have an 8800 or 9800 series GPU?
So you can get 250 fps in HL2, lol.
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post #10 of 56
Quote:
Originally Posted by i_ame_killer_2 View Post
So you can get 250 fps in HL2, lol.
But that's the thing, you already can, and you can do so without spending $1200 on a pair GTX 280's.

A product that is focused on the uber enthusiast should at least give them the impetus to upgrade.
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