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so what the hell has this whole thread been about.....??

cant believe i planned to do exactly that....

4870
3870
This thread is about how OCNers get lost in hype before they look at facts.
post #52 of 68
How come the 3DMark score went up when he added the 3870, though?
    
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How come the 3DMark score went up when he added the 3870, though?
1. He scored only about seven hundred points more.
2. He got 4GB of RAM, compared to the earlier 3GB of RAM.
3. The screenshot of before is very messed up. (Only an SM2.0 score. CPU score is very glitched up. )
4. He got a 4546 CPU score before. And 4085 CPU score after.
5. He used a different OS in both tests.

You can hardly make a decent comparison.

post #54 of 68
well i cant believe this has managed to slip everyone's attention ....thought OCN was ahead of the game

+1 to legendary for a keen eye.... & for dashing my dreams...lol
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hmm, I had thought they were going to support mixed xfire when they were going on about integrated and discreet gfx working together. Now, I don't know a lolt about dual cards, but is it the hardware or the drivers that enable xfire? If it is software, couldn't someone just hack the drivers and get it to work?
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The 3800 can work with the 2900s, this is nothing new but certainly highlights the benefits of crossfire x, let's see nvidia do that!
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The 3800 can work with the 2900s, this is nothing new but certainly highlights the benefits of crossfire x, let's see nvidia do that!
Yes, that is something nVidia can NEVER do with SLi.
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Yes, that is something nVidia can NEVER do with SLi.
Not necessarily. I'm sure it can be done, but nVidia won't do. Whether it be difficulty or people buying slower cards instead of faster ones.
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1. He scored only about seven hundred points more.
2. He got 4GB of RAM, compared to the earlier 3GB of RAM.
3. The screenshot of before is very messed up. (Only an SM2.0 score. CPU score is very glitched up. )
4. He got a 4546 CPU score before. And 4085 CPU score after.
5. He used a different OS in both tests.

You can hardly make a decent comparison.
1) I see a 1880 point difference, unless I'm missing another score.
2) Ram makes very little difference, especially the amount. Remember XP does not recognize 4gb of Ram.
3) Ditto
4) CPU score always takes a hit when adding cards, especially with ATI.
5) Ditto Slipped my mind, you have to run Vista for CFX.

I hope this will be possible, we know it's possible with the 2900/3xxx series as already mentioned.
I will be trying just as soon as my 4850 arrives, supposed to be here today..*fingers crossed.
Edited by grunion - 6/21/08 at 3:09pm
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post #60 of 68
That would be great grunion - we need to have proper results that are.....constant in hardware/software

Will you be doing it with a 3870 or with the X2 in your sig?
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