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post #11 of 32
the GTX 280 is an instant fail,get a 9800GX2 instead.
EDIT: OR GO ATI.
Edited by Fox_Smash - 6/16/08 at 11:56am
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post #12 of 32
177.26 again
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Thread Starter 
Quote:
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I wonder....how would not posting prevent more GTX 280 threads? Thats what I thought. It wouldn't.
You not bumping up the thread would let it die. Understand that? Good.
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All day I've been reading GTX 280 reviews, saying it's simply medicore.

So now I'm reading this reviewer's intro...

And the guy's praising this card like a god...

And I'm like: "Wow, maybe this reviewer actually got some awesome benches that puts the GTX 280 ahead of all of Nvidia's previous offerings for once! There's still hope! I might actually buy the card based on what this reviewer says."

I'm so excited, I scroll down to the results.

I see that the 9800GX2 (a cheaper card!) beats the GTX 280 in every single test! It's not even a contest, it's a slaughter! The results this guy gets are worse than the ones I've seen in other reviews...

I just don't understand.

I'm just really disappointed.
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post #15 of 32
These in SLI would destroy 2 9800GX2. Of course it would set ya back 1300. im gunna wait to see what the 260 offers. i still have a month left on my stepup.
   
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post #16 of 32
Quote:
Originally Posted by Near View Post
I wonder....how would not posting prevent more GTX 280 threads? Thats what I thought. It wouldn't.
Nice comeback...
Back on topic...I love this card and wish I could afford it. Thr GTX280 looks to be a beast of a card with one and SLI seems to be scaling well with these. It's kind of sad that will cost over $1,500 for SLI
post #17 of 32
A 3rd grader knows how to make a graph that favors either nVidia or ATi. I look at these graphs as pre-launch marketing by both GPU companies. Until I get my hands on these cards and test them for myself these graphs are a joke.
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Quote:
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You not bumping up the thread would let it die. Understand that? Good.
That's cute! He's trying to fight back!
    
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post #19 of 32
Quote:
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That's cute! He's trying to fight back!
You are just looking for a fight, huh? lol.

You have to admit, he posts some great news though.
post #20 of 32
Pretty crap in my opinion considering one of these cards is barely doubling the performance of the HD3870. So not worth it in my opinion. Maybe the time has come where dual gpu solutions are preferred.
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