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Originally Posted by zlojack View Post
Aren't they just poor translations from Chinese?
I really hope so, but even that doesn't excuse the severe lack of any relevant information. These articles sound like they're written by 13-year-old boy just throwing out random percentages.
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post #32 of 45
Well if they picked a bench where AMD tradionally beats Nvidia, then I can see this being a possibility. It definitely is the execption, not the rule that we'll see a number as high as 80%. Look at this bench:



A single 4870 already beats the GTX280 and two 4870s in CF are about 60% better. If the PLX chip really adds another 15% and assuming some better optimizations and better drivers, 80% isn't out of reach, but it certainly won't be in most of the benches.
    
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post #33 of 45
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I really hope so, but even that doesn't excuse the severe lack of any relevant information. These articles sound like they're written by 13-year-old boy just throwing out random percentages.
like what we do in french or Spanish class
post #34 of 45
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Originally Posted by Cheetos316 View Post
Well if they picked a bench where AMD tradionally beats Nvidia, then I can see this being a possibility. It definitely is the execption, not the rule that we'll see a number as high as 80%. Look at this bench:



A single 4870 already beats the GTX280 and two 4870s in CF are about 60% better. If the PLX chip really adds another 15% and assuming some better optimizations and better drivers, 80% isn't out of reach, but it certainly won't be in most of the benches.
These benchmarks are outdated. There was a decent performance increase in the nvidia cards with the 177.39 and .41 drivers...though it doesnt change that much still, numbers are numbers.
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Er um .9 * 2 = 1.8.... not 1.9.
Bah, I wrote that at 6am, so I was tired.
    
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50%-80%... that is pretty huge. Without benches I am not going to believe that

Hardspell don't seem to provide anything. They just provide bogus claims, more like made up opinions
Yeah i don't see that large of a jump happening. Maybe 30%-50%.
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post #37 of 45
What they meant to say is 8%, lol. Erase, erase...
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50/80%, I'l believe it, if I see it.
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post #39 of 45
lol im as excited as the next man to see these new 4870X2s....

but 50-80%? i call shenanigans.
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post #40 of 45
a lot of people thought the 4870 was not going to come close to the GTX260 and GTX280 but look now it caused Nvidia price drops. the 4870x2 will be that fast (80% depending on game) IMO but we'll have to wait for benchies

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