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Old 10-09-2008, 12:17 AM   #801 (permalink)
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because in some of the reviews the core 216 was overclocked, so to be fair both should be. yeah the gtx 260 was, but the 216 looks like its competing at a higher level, after all its pretty close to a gtx 280.
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ehh no, the 9800gtx+ was meant to compete with the 4850.. the gtx260 was for the 4870, and gtx280 is above the 4870 sorta in its own thing
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because in some of the reviews the core 216 was overclocked, so to be fair both should be. yeah the gtx 260 was, but the 216 looks like its competing at a higher level, after all its pretty close to a gtx 280.
ya but its factory oc, so it comes into effect with the price, also they do have aa on in the canucks reveiw, look at the specs each test has liek 4xaa if not more in soem ocasions, the gtx260 always won.
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Why would you need to overclock it??

The GTX 260 is meant to compete with the 4850, and the GTX 280 the 4870.

GTX 260 core 216 is still a GTX 260, but with more sp's.
Wasn't the GTX 260 supposed to originally be aimed @ HD 4870, but when they found out HD 4870 was better than they thought they made the GTX 260 Core 216?
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yea they made the core 216 to compete against the hd4870 and it does and is faster.
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the regular gtx260 still gives the 4870 a run for its money...
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Yeah, but we get told otherwise and that ATI is superior....sigh
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i never once believe the 4870 creamed the gtx260.... its a close race.. the 4870 comes out on top to regular gtx260... but core 216.. mm mmmm

too bad i got me a regular one
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Yeah they are close.
If you want price/performance, then go with ATI.
If you want to fold, then NVIDIA.
We need to help both side because if one goes down, then the other one won't have competition so no price drop.
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yes if nvidia had no competition then we'd be paying like 150 for a 8500gt
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