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AA hasn't affect ATI cards since the 2900 series. AF has always been the killer. The majority of reviews pump both up at the same time. However, AA does tend to become a problem at extremely high resolutions (2560x1600). This was remedied with the HD4k series with the 800SPs instead of the 320 in the HD3k and HD2900s.

Oh, and before Assassin's Creed's patch was removed, ATI's cards were destroying NVidia's because of the DX10.1 support



The GT200b (55nm refresh of the GT200) has already been taped out, it was in the news section. The cards will be available some time in September. The differences will be the core speed and manufacturing process. It will be faster, overclock a little better, have a higher yield (probably 50% instead of less than 40%), and use less power
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TMUs on ATI's cards do AF. On the 2900 series and HD3k series, there were 16. There are 40 on the HD4k series

AA is handled by the SPs. The HD3k and below didn't have enough SPs to handle huge amounts of AA AND insanely high resolutions(higher than 1920x1200)
TBH... I hope for ATI's sake you are right.

Not trying to bash... But I still need to see multiple results before being convinced. However if it is true, I will be happy as nVidia needs a kick in the ass since their last pricing schemes
    
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I've always liked ATI however I don't even care to here anything that involves dx10 and up until I see some real visual enhancements/performance. I will believe it when I see it. Go AMD/ATI I have a feeling the comeback may be quite big .
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Just an excuse for AMD fanboys to gush.

Blizzard would do even better to support both DX10 and DX10.1.
Uhh, This is exactly like nVidia's "The way its meant to be played"...

That and the removal of DX10.1 in, I think it was, Assassin's Creed?

Diabolical999: It improves performance, and nVidia doesn't want to put it in due to, what I would imagine, extra costs to make it work.
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It improves performance, and nVidia doesn't want to put it in due to, what I would imagine, extra costs to make it work.
Nvidia doesn't want to develop a whole new series of cards just for 10.1 when the average consumer won't even know the difference.
Edited by Croft - 7/1/08 at 4:03pm
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Nvidia doesn't want to develop a whole new series of cards just for 10.1 when the average consumer won't even know the difference.
well I don't know of any games sporting 10.1 yet so I would wait untill that becomes common knowledge

And before you say otherwise
    
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TBH... I hope for ATI's sake you are right.

Not trying to bash... But I still need to see multiple results before being convinced. However if it is true, I will be happy as nVidia needs a kick in the ass since their last pricing schemes
Really man? Really?

With how many benchmarks of the 4850s and 4870s out right now?

why are you wasting your time writing useless babble about something you clearly haven't researched at all?

Look, with the amount of time and keystrokes it took you to type "Not Trying to Bash." you could have written "ATI 4870 benchmark" into google and found all these multiple results you keep asking for.
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Your the dumbass that upgraded from an 8800 GT to a 9800GTX with the exact same memory and slightly tweaked core...... Didn't you see that the 9800's were about the same as 8800 series... Differences lie in drivers and "revisions"
That is a strong work for a little boy, but I am sure if we were face to face your would retract that statement very fast.
    
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That is a strong work for a little boy, but I am sure if we were face to face your would retract that statement very fast.
Do yourself a favor, go a head and look at my public profile. I can't suggest anything at this point but do know that if you really think like this, you will not survive very long.
    
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Do yourself a favor, go a head and look at my public profile. I can't suggest anything at this point but do know that if you really think like this, you will not survive very long.
OMG LOL I saw it already and that is why I am lol so hard and I stand by what I said. So go ahead and keep it up punk ass..
    
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Just an excuse for AMD fanboys to gush.

Blizzard would do even better to support both DX10 and DX10.1.
They would obviously support both, they would just give the user and option to run in 10.1 for the extra effects provided they have an ATI card that supports it.
    
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