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Let's recap a little, we have been playing Call of Duty 4 at 2560x1600 with 4xAA and all image quality setting maxed out at an average of 40 frames per second. Crysis performance is on par with a GeForce GTX 260. Race Driver GRID pushed the card towards leading performance and in my favorite new title, Mass Effect the card again was faster than a 399 USD GeForce GTX 260.

If that isn't enough, the card has excellent overclocking potential. Unfortunately our Rivatuner is not yet ready to support these cards just yet, however with the Catalyst Control Center we where able to push the card to the maximum allowed overclock easily, with no hiccups at all we again boosted another 10% performance out of the card.

Well, let me just end this conclusion, this quite frankly is one of the best purchases you can make. And that's all you need to know. If the price is right and gaming is your thing, go for it my man. You'll love it, it's the best value your money can get you.
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I want one sooo badly.
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Mmm I may bite at this.....
    
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Nvidia ATI
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Yea baby, my nvidia fanboy days are over. I can't wait to get two of em' for crossfire!
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Looks like the tide is turning RED!
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Looks like the tide is turning RED!
More like a Red Storm Rising


I can't wait for the X2, I ache for it.
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So the 4870 X2 is faster than the GTX 280?
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I respect guru3d more than any other review site. Looks like ATI has a winner on it's hands. Look for nvidia to drop prices on the GTX280 & 260 very soon. They got their money from the early adopters, to get any more they will have to compete!

good job AMD and ATI!!
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*** @ the grid benchmark
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finnaly some nvidia competition!!!
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