exactly. i want it from a reliable source, for one.
no, actually, benchmarks are not the same as playing a game.
i've seen 3dmark06 benchmarks for the 8800gt, and that certainly isnt the same.
i haven't found (nor have i really tried) to find any actual in-game benchmarks. the only ones that i have found show the GT outperforming the GTS 320 AND 640, and nipping at the heels of the GTX. which, if the rumored price is correct, would be a rather stupid business decision on nvidia's part. how are they going to sell the GTX (or the GTS' for that matter)? and why would they build a card that performs in the neighborhood as their FLAGSHIP (ultra) card, and then sell it for less than half of the cost? see what i mean? that just sounds kinda fishy.
not really. the 7.10 drivers caused a HUGE increase in certain games.
as far as the cards themselves i would have to say (with more evolved drivers) that the XT has a pretty decent chance of at the very least performing in par with a GTX, depending on the resolution (and the game of course).
are these the benchmarks you are talking about?
GeForce 8800 GT gaming benchmarks out - VR-Zone IT & Lifestyle Forum!
okay. i went to the website of the source of these (in taiwan)... these are the only ones i can find after looking a bit, and lemme tell ya...
it doesnt give the system specs, nor the driver version...really NOTHING but those graphs. that = unreliable. this guy could be sitting in his garage or pagoda or whatever making this stuff up.
and in any event...that aint really a spankin, lol...if its even right.
you know, i'd like to see some benchmark graphs on some games like:
BF2, COD, MOHAirborne (it taxes), stuff like that. its always the same...prey, fear, quake yadda yadda yadda.
when anandtech posts up some game benchmarks, i'll buy em.