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Discussion in 'Hardware' started by nate93, Oct 1, 2008.

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  1. Compiler

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    The thing we've gone over for 3 pages... its up to you what you want in the end. And... uh a $400 board is about 1~5% faster than a $80 board... depending on how much you play around with it. 300% price increase don't amount to 100%, 50% or 10% performance increase.

    You're buying a single video card? Spend an extra $300~500 is up to you, if its worth the 3~10fps difference. There are some games (few) that hit or exceed 50% performance increase over a single card - but then again, a single ATI 4870X2 card IS TWO GPUs on a single card.
     
  2. nate93

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    money really isnt an issue. if its really only 5-10% then it will change my idea
     
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    Well. Geforce GTX 280 is the best absolutely single(single single single. not two-chip(GPU)) graphics card. Still, Radeon 4870X2 would be the nominally best basically single card. And most of the newest games are taking the dual-chip/dual-card performance to full use, right? And it is the newest games that require all that power, right? Still... Umm. Conclusions... Absolute superiority order... No idea, atm..
     
  4. nate93

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    omg.. no its NOT THE BEST CARD ON THE MARKET!
     
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    The standard GTX 280 is not always the fastest. It was when it came out for a single GPU card... but still slower than two 9800GTX cards put together.

    GTX 280 was a $650 card when it came out. When it LOST to the $300 ATI 4870 card in some games... it became a $450 card. (Current prices $425~650). Of course a 4870x2 card is easily faster for $500~$550.
     
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    yepp yepp... 4870 rules lol
     
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