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Why is everyone calling this "2 GTX 260s" ?

This is neither a 280 nor a 260. Kind of like a mixture of the two. Think of this like the GTX270.
I think only one dude actually called it 2 gtx260's...
    
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post #102 of 136
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no your wrong,

gtx 295 is not a gtx280sli or gtx 260sli.
wrong about what? the 4870 not being 2 cards, or the gtx295 being 2 cards? 'Cause in the picture, I see two cards. They may not be 260's or 280's, but I see two physical cards there...
    
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wrong about what? the 4870 not being 2 cards, or the gtx295 being 2 cards? 'Cause in the picture, I see two cards. They may not be 260's or 280's, but I see two physical cards there...
That's not what he's talking about.

He's talking about when people think its the same performance as GTX260 Core 216 SLI when in fact it has 480 SPs vs 432 for the SLI. So it's more like a slightly weaker GTX280 SLI that consumes waaaay less heat.
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post #104 of 136
price it about the same as a 4870x2 and you have a winner. competition is always good, no matter what.
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post #105 of 136
I find this result rather dubious.
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no your wrong,

gtx 295 is not a gtx280sli or gtx 260sli.
Bad news for you... yes it IS 2 260s SLIed together... just at 55nm.
Edited by Ihatethedukes - 12/16/08 at 5:31pm
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post #106 of 136
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I find this result rather dubious.


Bad news for you... yes it IS 2 260s SLIed together.
If you're talking about Dead Space it's the same thing in GTX260 vs 4870 1GB.

The performance drivers from Nvidia in the last month have really helped in most popular games.

And no it can't be two 260s because the shader count is the same as the GTX280. Halfway between the two, coupled with a die shrink make it rather different.
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post #107 of 136
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I find this result rather dubious.


Bad news for you... yes it IS 2 260s SLIed together... just at 55nm.
With the full 240 sp's per gpu.
Hybrid 260/280
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post #108 of 136
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That's not what he's talking about.

He's talking about when people think its the same performance as GTX260 Core 216 SLI when in fact it has 480 SPs vs 432 for the SLI. So it's more like a slightly weaker GTX280 SLI that consumes waaaay less heat.
Exacterly.
    
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I don't think that many people said performance will be on par with 2x gtx260s--they probably meant that if 2 gtx260's in SLI beat a 4870X2, then it's no surprise that this card will as well, since it must be more powerful with higher stat's than 2 gtx260's.
    
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Indeed, I see that they changed from the original specs. It's a hybrid. I bet it'll perform closer to the 280 SLI than the 260s as memory bandwidth hasn't really shown to be a major performance detractor at this level of bandwidth.
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