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post #51 of 81
looks like AMD is making a come come back..

so glad i got hold of a 4870..
just got to get another one now.
    
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The GTX260 is back up to $330 and the HD4870's are $300, so it's cheaper for the HD4870 CF now.
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Maybe a noob question but surely Nvidia has an 280GX2 (a dual GPU 280) planned? I have a feeling if they could get drivers working well and SLI scaling better that card would pawn the upcomming 4870-X2... It would be ultra massive though
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I don't read german what drivers where they using for the 4800's? I want to see what happens when the actual full release drivers for these cards come out
    
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I don't read german what drivers where they using for the 4800's? I want to see what happens when the actual full release drivers for these cards come out
Yep you and everyone alse, bad driver support could kill this card I really think that is Nvidia's current market stratergy... Hope like hell AMD stuffs up the drivers for this card becasue if they are good and the price is as believed this card it going to dominate

Looks like Red will indeed go faster that Green this round
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Now can we have some top end vs. top end please?

SLI GTX280's?
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Now can we have some top end vs. top end please?

SLI GTX280's?
The 4870 isn't ATi's top-end though, if i recall correctly, it's meant to be competing with the GTX260.

When the 4870X2 comes out, then we'll see some top end vs top end.
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Now can we have some top end vs. top end please?

SLI GTX280's?
Ok so top end would be GTX280 SLI vs 4870X2 in Crossfire

The reason for this is CF vs SLI setup is about the same (eg PSU etc) and in this case the cards cost the same (well roughly)

In which case the Ati rig will pawn, how can you not understand that mate? I really think you taking the fan boy argument way to far, how can you not understand that the Ati 4870X2 is better than any current Nvidia offering?
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Ok so top end would be GTX280 SLI vs 4870X2 in Crossfire

The reason for this is CF vs SLI setup is about the same (eg PSU etc) and in this case the cards cost the same (well roughly)

In which case the Ati rig will pawn, how can you not understand that mate? I really think you taking the fan boy argument way to far, how can you not understand that the Ati 4870X2 is better than any current Nvidia offering?
It will also be 4 GPU's vs 2. Regardless if they are similar in price. Yes the ATI should win with that set up.

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What is ATI's top end at the moment? THE 4870

Why even suggest comparisons with a card which doesn't exist yet.
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It will also be 4 GPU's vs 2. Regardless if they are similar in price. Yes the ATI should win with that set up.

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What is ATI's top end at the moment? THE 4870

Why even suggest comparisons with a card which doesn't exist yet.
You are trolling like the worst case of fanboy I've ever seen. OMGZ.

Just deal with it. The 4870 was not targeted for the GTX280 and is not ATI's flagship high-end card. That would be the 4870x2. Regardless of what you want to believe here, this is still a 1 card to 1 card comparison. Do you want me to whine because Nvidia has PhysX support? Surely not, that's just one of their features. Your response is getting old and played out. It's the fact that it's one card that matters.
    
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