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QX @ 4.0 and Single 280GTX
SM 2.0 Score 7423
SM 3.0 Score 7816
CPU Score 5857

Q @ 3.4 and SLI 8800GT's
SM 2.0 Score 6891
SM 3.0 Score 8274
CPU Score 4787

Considering the 1000 points the cpu gives Id say its at an equal to SLI GT's

Not too shabby for a single card I'd say.... Worth $600 would have to be a personal preferance and financial ability for me....

Cant wait to see how it scales in SLI

PS: Thanks LitlRatt for taking the time.... rep+
Edited by 10acjed - 6/18/08 at 8:52am
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post #22 of 73
These cards aren't for everyone. Flagships never are.
My 3 will end up costing me a little less than $800. Well worth it, imo.
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post #23 of 73
Remember when the GX2 came out? Everyone was _ing about how expensive it was, and Nvidia was only trying to get money out of it, etc etc. Now, before you know it, people are recommending the GX2 for other people's builds and saying about how awesome it is.
I predict the same thing will happen with the GT280.
So if you own a GX2, stop talking _ about the GT280. It's nearly the same price, and better performance.

Though IMO, any card > 400USD is overpriced/overkill and I would not recommend them to anyone.
    
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I'll give Crysis a try at the settings I used with Quad SLI and let you know how it runs.
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post #25 of 73
3 GTX-280 for under 800. Thats impossible as each of them are around 700 dollars here.
post #26 of 73
Thanks Lratt..


Look, you guys are missing the point here IMO....

this is not about price, but performance.... It is actually from litlratts tests comparing almos identical to a GX2. It compares to any SLI'd 8800, which while being the lesser priced, also is at its peak in performance, whilt the 280GTX still has 2 more cards to run in TRI SLI..

If you can afford the best, why grovel tha nvidia is overpricing? Be like me and wait it out. obviously ppl can and will pay the heavy price to run these cards now
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3 GTX-280 for under 800. Thats impossible as each of them are around 700 dollars here.
No, it's not. I stepped up 2 GX2s.
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post #28 of 73
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Though IMO, any card > 400USD is overpriced/overkill and I would not recommend them to anyone.
You tell that to the people who bought 8800GTX's. Those things are still good cards, even with the latest releases.
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3 GTX-280 for under 800. Thats impossible as each of them are around 700 dollars here.
i believe he used a stepup program

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post #30 of 73
Crysis at 19X12 high except for pp and shadows at medium was running at around 45fps.
With this single card, it was smoother than my 2 GX2s at a higher fps.
And believe it or not, that's what I expected.
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