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im getting 45 FPS in heaven with max settings, while 570 sli gets 65 easy, so, whats going on i thought these were good? this mean the 590 is gonna outdo the 6990?
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The nVidia counterparts do Tessellation better. That's really all that can be said.

I haven't been able to test my 6950's with the 11.2 in Heaven yet. I'm not worried, the Ref. cards right now are the best bang for the buck. I got both mine for $279 free shipping. 570's were $350 a piece. I couldn't justify another $160; not to mention eyefinity.
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games do use tessellation tho correct? so in benches and games nvidea wins then? )
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What game is that i never heard of it before.
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post #5 of 19
Quote:
Originally Posted by thrgk View Post
games do use tessellation tho correct? so in benches and games nvidea wins then? )
Only a couple. Metro 2033 does, and yes Nvidia dominates that game. Your 6950's aren't slouches.

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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post
What game is that i never heard of it before.
It's a benchmark.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post
What game is that i never heard of it before.
^^Can you play Heaven, get many frags with it? Hehe.

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Originally Posted by Bonz™ View Post
It's a benchmark.
You missed the sarcasm.

OP if you wanna make yourself feel better, try running F1 2010 bench.
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well yeah the tessalation units on AMD cards are actually better however there are less of them, much less. its a problem I really wish AMD would pull there finger out and fix. but in games etc the 6950's will perform great. hope this helps
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In short AMD has dedicated Tessellation units which will do so much in extreme situation. Nvidia works in a different way. When you play a game in the other had because Tessellation is not extreme they get about the same fps.
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post #9 of 19
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so, in games 6950s unlocked wins, but dont 580s win in benches and games,?
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I'm sorry, but why do you need to create several threads a day regarding the 6950's?
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