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Originally Posted by stargate125645 View Post
Right. So Crysis and Assassin's Creed just coincidentally have the Nvidia sponsorship, and DX10.1 was just coincidentally cut out of Assassin's Creed. It had nothing to do with huge performance increases for Nvidia's opposition being eliminated.
well Nvidia would optmized the engine better for its game... mabye sabotaging ATI's side even if it means less frames on their side as well.

It'll be nice if the videocards are back to the x850 vs. 6800. Some games work better on ati, some on Nvidia, choose accordingly to get best results. What other game companies are up for grabs?
post #22 of 55
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Right. So Crysis and Assassin's Creed just coincidentally have the Nvidia sponsorship, and DX10.1 was just coincidentally cut out of Assassin's Creed. It had nothing to do with huge performance increases for Nvidia's opposition being eliminated.

I decided to not purchase assasin's creed because of that crap, and I am an Nvidia owner.

I don't mind if one graphics company or another wants to sponsor the creation of a game, no problem...

Sabotaging performance on a competitor's product is just plain low, and I haven't seen anything to indicate that the change was made for any other reason.
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lol games aren't optimized for certain brands, just some engines perform better on certain architectures.
That is absolutely not true. Any time you see "the way its meant to be played" on a game that means that nvidia provided code to the developers to optimize their game for nvidia products.
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Starcraft 2 and 4870, a match made in heaven.

Coming to you this fall. Maybe I'll have to grab one of those sweet combos.
True dat
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That is absolutely not true. Any time you see "the way its meant to be played" on a game that means that nvidia provided code to the developers to optimize their game for nvidia products.
Bingo! It's not hard to realize this. It's not like the game developers were like "Yea, this game really does play best on NVidia hardware. We'll go ahead and add their slogan to the beginning of the game."
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Just in time for SC2 which is going to be an extremely huge release. ATI made a very smart move.
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I didn't get any voucher with my 9600XT! Bastards!
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post #28 of 55
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Only one problem...Blizzard releases a game every 3-4yrs excluding expansion packs.

Edit: Im still playing Diablo 2 lol
Yes, but Blizzard has a huge installment of players both new and old that are trying to play their games. If the next World of Warcraft expansion along with Starcraft 2 both come out with big ATI splash screens, and people can't run the games to their liking, or are just in the market for a new machine who do you think they're going to turn to? Blizzard may not release games all the time, but they do have a huge base of gamers that are extremely loyal to their games, and the next time they buy a computer, they're going to be looking for ATI graphics if Blizzard tells them that ATI will perform better than Nvidia. Hell, I'm willing to bet that a good 20% of Nvidia card purchases are based on the TWIMTBP campaign.
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Only one problem...Blizzard releases a game every 3-4yrs excluding expansion packs.

Edit: Im still playing Diablo 2 lol
Games that are so utterly amazing that people will buy the videos card that play them better.
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Watch 4 series and potentially 3 series card owners get exclusive access to some beta
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