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I've thought of compiling a list of reviews of the GTX 280. This launch is a big event, maybe not as big as 8800GTX was at its time, but certainly some records will fall.

I will put the reviews I've read, feel free to add any review you find to help people find the info quicker.

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and costs about 2x as much....no thanks. they should compare SLI G80 to the GTX 280 for a real price comparison
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You can't put "etc." in your thread title! That's cheating!

Nice to see the reviews in one spot.
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and costs about 2x as much....no thanks. they should compare SLI G80 to the GTX 280 for a real price comparison
AnandTech even concluded 'for $150 less than a GTX 280 you get a faster graphics card with NVIDIA's own GeForce 9800 GX2"
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Originally Posted by SZayat View Post
AnandTech even concluded 'for $150 less than a GTX 280 you get a faster graphics card with NVIDIA's own GeForce 9800 GX2"
exactly =/ i see this card as a failure....unless it drops about $200. then people will actually buy them
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LK already has a GTX200 thread containing specs & reviews

http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/3343...on-thread.html
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post #8 of 14
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exactly =/ i see this card as a failure....unless it drops about $200. then people will actually buy them
time for AMD to pull a rabbit out of hat I think they will
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post #9 of 14
ATIs upcoming reasonably priced mid-range cards are looking so good right about now... Cheap and better scaling with CF! Cant wait to see how the 48X0s do when they're released!!

And LOL!!!! GX2 is cheaper and faster (albiet dual GPU and more power hungry)... They call this progress?
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post #10 of 14
It's progress, but the cost/benefit ratio is WAY off. 50% increase in performance shouldn't be 650 dollars.

SLI 8800GT has similar performance for 1/2 the price, and many people already have an 8800gt they can SLI.

Until we see the 55nm/(45nm?) refresh, and get a second iteration of the 8800gt, it's not going to be a smart buy for anyone except the people willing to put 1200 into graphics hardware.

I mean, the die size is 6 TIMES bigger than a 45nm dual core, thats simply insane, they need to shrink the die, and do it fast.
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