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Where is the beloved driver support now?

Unlike a certain green company, the 3870X2 will remain in the INF for driver releases for a long time, and still have optimizations passed down from the 4XXX series.

At least these red guys don't treat you as second class citizens after they release a new top-dog chip.


Plus, the GX2 didn't really have enough RAM to have decent performance above the 8800GTX SLi setup either, thanks to nVidia's bad memory management on this new architecture (more than 512MB then it's all good though)

Just see the new 4850X2 review from FiringSquad. Compare the 4850X2 with the 9800GTX+ SLi setup. If that isn't pure ownage I don't know what is.

It's a $600+ card yet had performance degrading so much in little time.
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This board is hype. Wait til nvidia makes the single non sandwich dual GPU , ehe,
    
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make it $500 and goodbye 4870x2...


gtx 280s where like $550 when they first hit the market but dropped fast I bought mines like 2 weeks after release for like $450 each

(depends where you buy it from.)

aye buddy how about you reemmber who caused those price drops... ati.. if nvidia had their way they would empty your wallet as fast as they could! Just for that aspect we should all buy ati's performance/dollar best cards!
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Well...at least i just bought my GTX 280, so i have step up, but no way i'm going with a sandwich card. But i would go for a 55nm GTX 2xx if it doesn't cost too much and beats my card by a fair amount.
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What planet are you from?
I'm from planet sane, apparently you aren't.

Troll elsewhere if you don't have valid opinions kthxbai.
    
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