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post #11 of 73
It's the price tag that's turning people off. I've read quite a bit about it and well I am impressed with what I read. Everybody knows the price tag will come down with time and then a lot of people will jump on it. Future proof now to run a few certain games at $750 a pop doesn't sound like a very good deal right now. Just my 2 cents worth.
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What would you like to see?
You have one lilratt? Could you run 06 with the GPU @ stock and your Quad @ 3.95-4.0ghz? I'd like to see how it compares to my quad @ 3.95ghz and my 8800GTS @ 840core/2248mem/2098shader.

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What would you like to see?
what are your 3dmark scores

and whats the gameplay like, basicly in crysis as most other games are too far behind to matter much..

just wana see some real time action..

What did you upgrade from... etc, the norm
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You have one lilratt? Could you run 06 with the GPU @ stock and your Quad @ 3.95-4.0ghz? I'd like to see how it compares to my quad @ 3.95ghz and my 8800GTS @ 840core/2248mem/2098shader.

Yes, I'll do that.

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what are your 3dmark scores

and whats the gameplay like, basicly in crysis as most other games are too far behind to matter much..

just wana see some real time action..

What did you upgrade from... etc, the norm
Pointless for me to form an opinion on a single card. I haven't had a single card setup since an X850XT or something like that.
I have nothing to compare the Marks against personally. When I get the other 2 cards I'll be able to base my opinion against the previous multi card setups that I've had.
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Id like to see single card results right now....

3DMark on default settings...

Not sure how to compare the Vantage "X" scores to the "P" scores tho..

would love to see how a QX @ 4.0 and single 280GTX compare to my rig
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Id like to see single card results right now....

3DMark on default settings...

Not sure how to compare the Vantage "X" scores to the "P" scores tho..

would love to see how a QX @ 4.0 and single 280GTX compare to my rig
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http://service.futuremark.com/compare?3dm06=7142475
Not too bad I would think.
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post #17 of 73
I'll do a P in Vantage.
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post #18 of 73
The biggest problem with this card is the price/performance ratio. For most people (me included) its not significantly faster then a $150 8800GT. Its faster, but not $500 faster IMO. Nvidia kind of did this to themselves, they made a $150 card, that for the most part will play every game out there maxed out, and is priced very nicely to boot. A 40% increase in performance that costs you almost 500% more? No dice Nvidia.

Here's what I want to see, this is a benchmark of a 7900GTX vs a 8800GTX, over a 400% performance difference in some tests, with a minimum of about 100%, not a piddly 40%

http://www.it-review.net/article/hardware/gpu/748&1
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..''It simply isnt.. one because of the entire card/cores architecture, New cores, new memory bus, unlike the entire 8/9 series of cards where they used the same flipping core in like 10 of there cards..''

mate.... the G80 & G92 were earth shattering advancements in performance
can the same be said for the 280 ??........yes its highly improved but no where near the milestone that was the 8800

when the G80 was released that was ''next gen''
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P10966

http://service.futuremark.com/compare?3dmv=176433
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