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na im gona wait till nvidia have thier physix integrated in games next year, and the 32nm i7s comeout that shall be my system this time next year, for now i just ordered a bgrade 780i baord should be here tomoz. 3 way 8800gts 640mb SLI here i come!!!!!

2 for video 1 for physics, 2 4870's wouldnt stand a chance!!
okay... you do know 8800GTX 640mb SLI can barely beat a 8800GTX, let alone 2 4870's.
Man, a whole separate card for Physics? You'll be playing Crysis fairly flashy... a lot of dust and stuff flying around and what not... too bad the 3.6ghz e5200 can handle Physx just fine without your 2nd card.

You just went completely wrong in your upgrading choices, if you prefer the green over the red, should have simply went with a GTX 280 and 8800GTS for physx. that abit 975x ain't too shabby either and you could have went with some nice crossfire performance.

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oh from what you posted, i thought you said ea acquired crytek. while this is completely different...

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Nvidia is still selling better than ATI, because Nvidia has something ATI will never have.

Brand Preference.

Go survey 100 people on your local wow CS:S or COD 4 server. They're all using Nvidia.
last time i checked majority of CS players are using 9600XT's Pro's, and majority of cod4 players are playing on console or using 7600/7900 series cards.
Edited by darksideleader - 12/16/08 at 1:29pm
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:: ) ati rules, might gewt another 4830
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Good to hear, maybe some of this revenue will encourage them to fix their 8.12 cat's...

On second thought, I'd rather ATI stay the underdog--I'm really enjoying these low prices!
    
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Nvidia is still selling better than ATI, because Nvidia has something ATI will never have.

Brand Preference.

Go survey 100 people on your local wow CS:S or COD 4 server. They're all using Nvidia.
Yeah, nvidia is selling SO well, they had to cut their gtx260 and gtx280 prices by hundreds of dollars just to get them to sell...
    
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Yeah, nvidia is selling SO well, they had to cut their gtx260 and gtx280 prices by hundreds of dollars just to get them to sell...
well all ati did was some competitive pricing. The sales on the GTX 280/260 were actually not too shabby in the beginning and Nvidia were willing to fork out the green (figuratively speaking).
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As of today you can get the HD4850 X2 for €271 and it's finally starting to make sense.
I bought my current card for 300€
This makes me cry... pfff
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Nvidia is still selling better than ATI, because Nvidia has something ATI will never have.
Debt because of too-expensive-to-manufacture cards and screwing tons of laptop GPUs & getting sued by their own shareholders?
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Enough squabbling. TO fanboy's everywhere. This is good news.


ATI made a comeback ; They're having some neck and neck; close competitions/ benchmarks.

THis should be good for prices, and hopefull take Nvidia's head from the clouds.
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Megabias. But it speaks the truth regardless. A nice analysis.
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Nvidia is still selling better than ATI, because Nvidia has something ATI will never have.

Brand Preference.

Go survey 100 people on your local wow CS:S or COD 4 server. They're all using Nvidia.
Where is your proof?

Working in retail I've seen more 9400's and HD4670 through the HD4870 sell than GTX260's or GTX280's. Actually I haven't seen any of those sold this month, and it's the xmas rush. One exception would be the GTX260 216core, but the number of those sold is still pretty bad.

To sell the GTX260 and GTX280, we lose money. That's how much the market lowered the value of these cards. Nvidia thought they were going to ride through this generation on the (and I mean this) nothing short of amazing 8 series. They were wrong about what ATI was going to release, and they were wrong in what they thought people would pay to have the green team inside their computer. They screwed up and cost a lot of money to their partners and to their vendors.

Is Nvidia selling better than ATI? I'd say probably not, if they are it's because of 8400 and 9400 sells, not the GTX line.
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