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Old 11-03-2008, 10:38 PM   #31 (permalink)
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But they are only taking advantage of him! xD
Thats so mean John. Some of us here still love Nvidia. Sure they might not be at their peak right now. But it was Nvidia who brought out the 8800 GS and the 9600 GSO's at half the cost with almost the same performance as the other higher end cards. While ATI has just barely recently followed in Nvidia's foot steps with cards like the 4830. The 3830 doesn't count, it hit like only a few parts of China.

Nvidia fueled the competition we're seeing right now between the two GPU companies.
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^^ ATI did have the 3850 which was the best value before the 8800gs came out.
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and the HD 3870 which was a good bit cheaper but only a little bit slower than the 8800gt when the 8800GT was $300
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and the HD 3870 which was a good bit cheaper but only a little bit slower than the 8800gt when the 8800GT was $300
Deja Vu.

4870 & GTX 260 (Core 216) anyone?
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LoL, I'm sorry, I couldn't resist.
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Deja Vu.

4870 & GTX 260 (Core 216) anyone?
I would say they are equal performing... but the HD 4870 is still the better buy
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Amen!
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Old 11-05-2008, 08:15 PM   #38 (permalink)
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Well you guys were right, I do indeed need 2 pci-e connectors and I only have 1. Im guessing its time for a new power supply right?
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Just get the adapters or whatever it is you need. There is no point buying a new power supply lol.
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