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The GX2 is a POS that Nvidia pushed out the door to dethrone the 3870X2.
Many people are very unhappy with their GX2, look around.
Don't get one.
Yeah I wasn't looking to get one - just trying to learn
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LOL, who cares about ET:QW? The only benchmark people care about is Crysis and the only FPS people really play on that list of benchmarks is COD4. Therefore when people go buy their next game those are the benckmarks that will matter, not ET:QW and other games on that list.
I know no one really cares about ET:QW, but that was the ONLY test where the GTX 280 beat 2 4870's in Crossfire, that's why I pointed that game out. I was just making a statement.
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I know no one really cares about ET:QW, but that was the ONLY test where the GTX 280 beat 2 4870's in Crossfire, that's why I pointed that game out. I was just making a statement.
Shouldn't the GTX 280 beat 4870 in CF every time, every game?
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Shouldn't the GTX 280 beat 4870 in CF every time, every game?
No? Why would you ask that, lol.

I hate when people don't understand my posts.
I was just pointing out that the GTX280 beat the 4870 in CF in ONE GAME! Do I need to say it anymore times?
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Shouldn't the GTX 280 beat 4870 in CF every time, every game?
For the price it sure as heck should.
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For the price it sure as heck should.

Exactly
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For the price it sure as heck should.
exactly, I dont care if its only one GPU, if it costs more for less performance get it THE HELL OUT.
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Originally Posted by BonnJovi View Post
Yeah I wasn't looking to get one - just trying to learn
sometimes its hard in a thread like this

When you have one group of fanboys used to winning all the time , and the underdog finally beating them ... it heats up


( Im neutral btw..
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What do you mean which one?

Like brand? SSC or standard-clocked cards?
No. With your hard-earned money, would rather buy the 4870 for $300, or spend an extra $350 and get a GTX 280 for a 10% performance increase? At this price, the GTX 280 is a complete waste of money. If it were about $450 or so, it would at least keep a respectable price/performance ratio and be a decent buy. There is no reason to buy a GTX 280 unless you ABSOLUTELY NEED the fastest stuff or you have more money than you know what to do with.
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For the price it sure as heck should.
I think I should make a "complain" thread in the rant section for the people who keep on whining about the GTX 280's price. Every time Nvidia releases a card, it is usually more expensive than other cards on the market. How long does it take people to realize and understand that?

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No. With your hard-earned money, would rather buy the 4870 for $300, or spend an extra $350 and get a GTX 280 for a 10% performance increase? At this price, the GTX 280 is a complete waste of money. If it were about $450 or so, it would at least keep a respectable price/performance ratio and be a decent buy. There is no reason to buy a GTX 280 unless you ABSOLUTELY NEED the fastest stuff or you have more money than you know what to do with.
Have you heard of the saying, "If you're going to do it, do it right?"
As a loyal Nvidia fan, yes, I would buy the GTX 280 over the 4870.
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