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Old 08-20-2004, 03:59 PM   #11 (permalink)
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The X800 Pro sucks! DO NOT GET this card. The Radeon 9800 Pro actually does better in Far Cry and Doom 3 than the X800 Pro. I am on the last level of Doom 3 and its virtually unplayable because the framerate is so bad. And I am only running in on 1024x760 with 2x AA. I repent for have gotten this card myself, for it was a waste of $425. Get the 6800 GT.
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Old 08-20-2004, 04:39 PM   #12 (permalink)
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The X800 Pro sucks! DO NOT GET this card. The Radeon 9800 Pro actually does better in Far Cry and Doom 3 than the X800 Pro. I am on the last level of Doom 3 and its virtually unplayable because the framerate is so bad. And I am only running in on 1024x760 with 2x AA. I repent for have gotten this card myself, for it was a waste of $425. Get the 6800 GT.
Thats your personal findings correct? Its hard to take your word over the ten's benchmark results that say otherwise
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Old 08-20-2004, 05:04 PM   #13 (permalink)
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Thats your personal findings correct? Its hard to take your word over the ten's benchmark results that say otherwise
My benchmarks are high too. I got a 3DMark03 score of over 10,000, but when it comes to actualy gameplay, especaially in Far Cry and Doom 3, the framerate just sucks. If Far Cry i get an average framerate of 40FPS with it dipping into the teens sometimes. Thats with 1024x768, 2xAA, 8xAF, Very High settings. Doom 3 is a little better, but still choppy. I average about 35 in Doom 3, with it dipping down to like 20. I'm thinking it may be driver problems, but I'm not sure.
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Old 08-21-2004, 11:49 PM   #14 (permalink)
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IMO, save ur money for x800Xt, i know it's still hundreds more, but u'll get the quality and performance you expect.
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Old 08-24-2004, 12:46 PM   #15 (permalink)
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The X800 Pro sucks! DO NOT GET this card. The Radeon 9800 Pro actually does better in Far Cry and Doom 3 than the X800 Pro. I am on the last level of Doom 3 and its virtually unplayable because the framerate is so bad. And I am only running in on 1024x760 with 2x AA. I repent for have gotten this card myself, for it was a waste of $425. Get the 6800 GT.
just cause you got a dud or your settings arent correct dose not mean that they all suck
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Old 08-24-2004, 01:01 PM   #16 (permalink)
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yeah i agree with jacob77y. u guys can see the benchmarks on tomshardware.com or anandtech.com x800pro beats 9800 all the way up almost on every game they tested.
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Old 08-24-2004, 01:29 PM   #17 (permalink)
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Bench marks are not everything. With 3DMark I get about 6,000. In Doom 3 I get 60 FPS (1024 res with AAx2) in high detail mode. If I were you I would buy the lower costing video card. Its not worth buying the top of the line video card expecially if you going to upgrade it in 6 months. Proformace is not all based on your video card so I see no reason in spending 400+ on it.

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Old 08-24-2004, 01:35 PM   #18 (permalink)
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yep, i said that in condition that there's no budget so can get all the best in time
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