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IMO this looks like NVIDIA bashing.... I've seen 580's pull better numbers than that at 1920x1200.. Anand puts it just slightly over ATI's setup.... and the CPU Speed... come on man


None the less, I still intend to get Radeons coming this summer upgrade, but really this review is garbage in my eyes.. I feel like its favoring one side
 
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post #32 of 149
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Originally Posted by CallsignVega View Post
You guys think Anand substituted a 570 for a 3rd 580 since they didn't have a 3rd? That would make the VRAM limit be hit much more quickly.
It is not possible to SLI mismatched cards with Nvidia (yet). For some reason, Anandtech did not have a picture of the mysterious third 580.
post #33 of 149
these results are a little off from the article i posted on the first page. i haven't seen an article from Anand in a while that meshed with other sources.

personally i consider the site to be worthless for any type of evaluation and only good for news.
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these results are a little off from the article i posted on the first page. i haven't seen an article from Anand in a while that meshed with other sources.

personally i consider the site to be worthless for any type of evaluation and only good for news.
The Toms article?

That's 570 vs 6950.


Another thing, you can't really draw a true conclusion to scaling based off of a 2 min run through of a game.


Each map/level will have different amounts of scaling.

For instance I did some C2 scaling runs last night, 3 different level.


Rounded up

39/58= 48
50/72= 44
63/109= 73

For a total of 55% scaling over 3 different levels
Edited by grunion - 4/3/11 at 10:01am
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the scaling percentage was really what i was talking about, it's way off.
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Typical Anandtechs AMD hate, giving AMD 0 FPS on two of the tests, but no matter how much they hate, they cannot deny the fact that AMD is destroying nVidia in scaling.

AMD is definitely my next upgrade, lets just hope that their CPU's performance will increase with Bulldozer.
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these results are a little off from the article i posted on the first page. i haven't seen an article from Anand in a while that meshed with other sources.

personally i consider the site to be worthless for any type of evaluation and only good for news.
+111111

Anandtech is only good at spreading funny rumors, their reviews are garbage and untrustworthy.

Look at the CPU speed, 3.33Ghz ??? And the author said he excluded fps of HAWX because its CPU limited wth ? As if the gpu performance in other games wasn't limited by CPU ? Even if its so much worse for HAWX, its still a result and has to be taken into consideration.

I believe GTX 580's in SLI are bottlenecked by cpu more than any other gpu, even the cpu was oc-ed to 4 ghz, so it won't surprise me if CF scale is better. But anandtech is too bs, take it with a pinch of salt. If u want to see this kind of test, wait for Tom's or TPU.
    
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+111111

Anandtech is only good at spreading funny rumors, their reviews are garbage and untrustworthy.

Look at the CPU speed, 3.33Ghz ??? And the author said he excluded fps of HAWX because its CPU limited wth ? As if the gpu performance in other games wasn't limited by CPU ? Even if its so much worse for HAWX, its still a result and has to be taken into consideration.

I believe GTX 580's in SLI are bottlenecked by cpu more than any other gpu, even the cpu was oc-ed to 4 ghz, so it won't surprise me if CF scale is better. But anandtech is too bs, take it with a pinch of salt. If u want to see this kind of test, wait for Tom's or TPU.
You make no sense, tomshardware is the last place to look for a unbiased review.

Even if there is a cpu bottleneck(and there is) the only thing it proves that the trifire setup needs less cpu power which is a good thing.

E. - Anyhow trifire/trisli is a waste of money for a single monitor.
Edited by Kasp1js - 4/3/11 at 10:59am
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Pretty much the same as the last review. Slightly better scaling overhaul for AMD, but even with that the AMD solutions still end up a good deal slower overhaul.

And yeah, a trifire/SLI review with a 3.3ghz cpu is pretty silly. I mean you're going to bottleneck regardless of clocks.. but that's certainly not helping.
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He says he will test this scaling on a 3x1 surround display setup later in the month. It would really be interesting how a more "mainstream" (EVGA) 3GB 580 would compare against the 6970 in Eyefinity/Surround tests. Although that card will be around twice the cost. Nvidia need to wake up and lower the ridiculous high cost of their top cards versus AMD.
Well said. For once, we agree. Those 580 1.5Gb are seeriously overpriced... I'm happy we can now agree on that.

I remember telling you exactly that on another forum and getting a lot of mud back from you not so long ago...
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