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Engadget says good things, check out the chart!

http://www.engadget.com/2008/06/25/a...a-bag-of-rv77/
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i swear thats the only game that the 4850 gets beat by the 9800GTX, if Marin was here he would say "Crysis is a retarded game that is poorly coded" and then put this pic



" this is one of the Crysis coders in action" - Marin
    
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i swear thats the only game that the 4850 gets beat by the 9800GTX, if Marin was here he would say "Crysis is a retarded game that is poorly coded" and then put this pic



" this is on of the Crysis coders" - Marin
Well at least nVidia seems to be working for bad code then

Anyway, just more of the same reports. I'd say let's wait a bit for the drivers of both sides to mature and for the prices to stabilize before making any real statements on price/perfomance (and yes ATI seems to be winning that one, but who knows, maybe nvidia will cut off $200 off there high end cards ).
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WOW! Look at the FPS gain between 2 way & 3 way SLI on the GTX...3 fps lol
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WOW! Look at the FPS gain between 2 way & 3 way SLI on the GTX...3 fps lol
lol at the coders theres your answer
    
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lol at the coders theres your answer
I still haven't seen any real proof that the game was badly coded tho. Just the fact that you need a friggin mainfraim with octa-sli to play it maxed out

Would like to see some source-code ^_^
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3x EVGA GeForce GTX 280 1024MB SSC Edition = £1,692/ $3,336

I am sorry...but thats just stupid money for something to play games on!
I hope there isn't anyone daft enough to go and spend that!

being a multi million'air...go ahead...
sorry..nvidia....what you on?..lol
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As long as the price of the 4870 stays at or below the price of the GTX 280, AMD is back in business.

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Originally Posted by Wattes View Post
I still haven't seen any real proof that the game was badly coded tho. Just the fact that you need a friggin mainfraim with octa-sli to play it maxed out

Would like to see some source-code ^_^
Careful. Much like those who support piracy feel they are justified without any actual valid reasoning, many here believe Crysis is not optimized/poorly coded without justification. They will flock in droves to any thread in which someone states otherwise, so be prepared for pointless arguments if you wish to maintain that position!
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i can asure you the 4870 is WELL below the price of a GTX 280 in my part of the world!...lol
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As long as the price of the 4870 stays at or below the price of the GTX 280, AMD is back in business.

Careful. Much like those who support piracy feel they are justified without any actual valid reasoning, many here believe Crysis is not optimized/poorly coded without justification. They will flock in droves to any thread in which someone states otherwise, so be prepared for pointless arguments if you wish to maintain that position!
I think you missed my last line I meant to say that I don't believe Crisis is badly coded untill I see some source code (despite the high system requirements).

(or did I just misunderstand you ^_^)
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