well take this under consideration too.. what map were you playing??? some maps like ice world look like complete crap and allow my 6800 gs to hit 200 fps at times, averaging at about 120 fps on 1280x1024 6xAA 16xAF... while at levels like.. cs_militia, with all the HDR effects actually being in play, my average drops to about 30-40 fps, depends on how many people are there... so i highly doubt your radeon 9800's are running anything good with and actual high dymanic range map.. play cs_militia with with hdr on full (if available) you'll definetly see a difference in hdr maps.. they're insanely lighted, and slow you down like crazy
and if any of you are talking about the stress test... DON'T, it doesnt stress a gpu in anyway... if i'm averaging 125fps in it.. its not stressing anything! gameplay shows totally different results...
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