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i was told by more than 20 people on here that a 9800GX2 is faster than a 4870 now a guy on nvidia forums is calling that a BS, who is right? i know for a fact left 4 dead i over 100f frames faster than my 4870 ever was.

so whats the truth did i punch myself in the face or was it an upgrade?

link to the thread http://forums.nvidia.com/index.php?showtopic=191686
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The 9800GX2 should be a little bit faster, but not by a whole lot. IIRC, the 9800GX2 is about equal to a GTX280, which is slightly faster than a 4870.
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The 9800GX2 should be a little bit faster, but not by a whole lot. IIRC, the 9800GX2 is about equal to a GTX280, which is slightly faster than a 4870.
then why is that other guy claiming his 280 totally PWNED a GX2? he talking out his ass?
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Typically it's going to be faster but w/only 512MB of vram capacity, at higher memory usage levels (meaning higher resolution, mainly) I'd imagine the 4870 would pull ahead.
    
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Typically it's going to be faster but w/only 512MB of vram capacity, at higher memory usage levels (meaning higher resolution, mainly) I'd imagine the 4870 would pull ahead.
the 4870 was 512MB too
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