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LoL, does nVidia have any nuts left to kick?
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post #62 of 216
In comparison:

The GTX280 is the best performing card (by a little).

The HD4870 is the best price-to-performance card (by a lot).

That's plain and simple.
Edited by Choggs396 - 7/7/08 at 7:32pm
    
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post #63 of 216
Ok, can we ban "price to performance" from the forums, or perhaps set up a word filter.

"Price to performance" filtered to "Value"
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Shin2k35 View Post
Ok, can we ban "price to performance" from the forums, or perhaps set up a word filter.

"Price to performance" filtered to "Value"
How about this, 4870 is the best bang for your buck.
GTX280 is your best bet to break the bank

Remember to thank Nvidia for being complacent and underestimating AMD/ATI.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by grunion View Post
GTX280 is your best bet to break the bank

R
If you are uneducated and don't have a well paying job yes. Well maybe not uneducated but certainly someone without a good job. $2000 big woot


You guys would pass out if you guys found out how much my projector cost's, and I know the jvc rs2 is only 1/3 of the price and very close to the performance of my sim c3x 1080p pj but honestly the jvc just doesnt cut it for what I want.
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I'm lazy and I work part-time, but £500 is a lot of money to me. I may be arguing the toss about the 280 vs 4870, but I'm still eyeing up the HD4870 =D
    
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post #67 of 216
Quote:
Originally Posted by Shin2k35 View Post
It's common knowledge that ATI's cards handle AA much better than Nvida, though. I'd hazard that 0xAA results may have been different.
Come again? I am an ATI fanboy I admit but they don't handle AA very well, this next generation is supposed to fix it though. So right there I have to question all your post, or if I'm mistaken then w/e .
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i'll thank ati for pushing such a product for such a low price and forcing nvidia to do the same, but i don't think we owe ati anything. In fact they owe the people who supported them for so long and the people who hoped they would come back. Here's to hoping they don't run their mouth like some nvidia PR

But i'm definately buying a 4870 or x2 soon
Edited by carl25 - 7/7/08 at 7:46pm
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Quote:
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If you are uneducated and don't have a well paying job yes. Well maybe not uneducated but certainly someone without a good job. $2000 big woot


You guys would pass out if you guys found out how much my projector cost's, and I know the jvc rs2 is only 1/3 of the price and very close to the performance of my sim c3x 1080p pj but honestly the jvc just doesnt cut it for what I want.
I make lotsa money, but I'd rather spend my 2k on our 186 acre hunting retreat
Matter of fact we spent 2k stocking the 9 acre lake this spring.

Priorities, that's what it's all about.
If someones priority is paying 2k for graphics cards, when in reality $700 will get you the same thing..so be it.
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hunting/fishing > gaming
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