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Old 10-06-2007, 10:15 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Gainward seem to of adopted the strategy of stick more ram in a card and it will perform better ???

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Old 10-06-2007, 10:18 AM   #2 (permalink)
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What were they drinking? And it's only GDDR2 memory.
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the 8600gt hardly doesn't even use the memory when in the 512mb variant lol and it is suppose to be for casual gamers and media pc lol an ultra 8800 I could understand but a 600 lol
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well 1 gig of gddr2 sounds good to the average consumer... not to mention it'll definitely help playing with uncompressed textures or larger resolutions even though its only gddr2
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That card must be such a disapointment for the people that buy it. What a waste of RAM.
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WTF would 1gb do with a 128bit interface?

How stupid
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thats idiotic because we know that 256mb of gddr3 beats gddr2 512mb...couldn't they have done this with the gddr3 versions?
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thats idiotic because we know that 256mb of gddr3 beats gddr2 512mb...couldn't they have done this with the gddr3 versions?
even with ddr3 it would be pointless as the 128bit memory interface holds it back
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256MB 8600GTS is better than that video card
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