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http://www.bjorn3d.com/read.php?cID=1297&pageID=5020

In depth review of the soon to be released (July16) Nvidia 9800GTX+. they compare the card to the new 4850 and provide SLI test result as well.


For reference, here is the firing squad article as well:

http://www.firingsquad.com/hardware/...gtx+/page3.asp

Also, here is the Anandtech review

http://www.anandtech.com/video/showdoc.aspx?i=3340
Edited by Robilar - 6/25/08 at 5:44pm
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Interesting. I wish these reviews would say whether or not they are using the 4800 hotfix, but it's still good information. Thanks for the post
    
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These new cards have created a dilemma for me. I was going to go with 9800gtx in TRI-SLI. then the GTX260 was announced and I was leaning towards a pair in SLI. Now with these cards, TRI-SLI may be the right choice again (And 3 of them are still cheaper than a pair of GTX260)
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9800 GTX sli is looking pretty appetising...
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So the HD4850 triumphs is a lot of tests (even with severe Nvidia bias). Not bad for a cheaper card not aimed directly in competition with the GTX+. so 4850>gtx+>gtx! Where are those 4850 crossfire results to compare with SLI?
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Quote:
Originally Posted by NCspecV81 View Post
Interesting. so the HD4850 triumphs is a lot of tests. Not bad for a cheaper card not aimed directly in competition with the GTX+. so 4850>gtx+>gtx! Where are those 4850 crossfire results to compare with SLI?
Wait, the 4850 was in last place in all of those tests.
Edited by Croft - 6/23/08 at 11:56am
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I wish they would show side by side comparisons of one card and sli of the original 9800gtx
vs the new plus.
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Quote:
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Wait, the 4850 was in last place in all of those tests.
That's from the firingsquad. They always seem to miraculously have ati cards sitting at the bottom, along with legitreviews.
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Why didn't they test CF?
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9800GTX had enough time for driver to improve and it clocked very high. It looks like Nvidia is following ATI steps buy clocking the cards high to compete. It like 625 vs 740 which is huge. Also Hd 4850 driver still such and will for some time.
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