what happened to 8900 series - Page 3 - Techist - Tech Forum

Go Back   Techist - Tech Forum > Computer Hardware > Monitors, Printers and Peripherals
Click Here to Login
Closed Thread
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 05-19-2008, 09:38 PM   #21 (permalink)
I poop on the rug
 
NosBoost300's Avatar
 
Join Date: Nov 2005
Location: Bellflower, CA
Posts: 10,218
Default Re: what happened to 8900 series

Quote:
Originally Posted by veedubfreak View Post
Why is there so much hate for the 9xxx series cards. The 9800GTX does in fact perform as well if not better than the 8800GTX in 99% of benchmarks (and games) without costing you 40 bucks a month in electricity. The 9800 was a die shrink and PRICE shrink. I picked up both of my 9800GTX's for less than a single 8800GTX card at launch, or even 6 months ago. I'm glad nvidia is bringing high performance cards to the masses, maybe if pc's get far enough of the software, we will actually get some good games that arent just craptacular console ports.

And from the online rumor mill, the "9900" cards will now be called Geforce GTX 260 and 280. And these things are going to go back to the 600 dollar brute force heat your entire house up while spinning the electric meter beasts that the 8800GTX was.
sounds like my kinda graphics card

and why don't you throw in a 3rd 9800gtx there veedub?
__________________

__________________
Current Build:
Intel 8700k | 16GB G.skill Trident Z | Z370 Gigabyte Auros Gaming Extreme |
Asus GTX1080 Strix | Corsair H100i V2 | Corsair 750D | Corsair RM850X
NosBoost300 is offline  
Old 05-20-2008, 03:39 PM   #22 (permalink)
Techie Beyond Description
 
veg1992's Avatar
 
Join Date: Dec 2006
Posts: 19,993
Default Re: what happened to 8900 series

Why not veedub.. stalin's coming to get you with his dual 9800gtx's
__________________

__________________
I do not accept help requests and/or deleted threads/complaints by PM, Profile or IM/Email. Just ask on the forums! Also, I do have Lockerz invites if you want them, feel free to PM me your email if you want one :0

If I help you, or you just like what I said, rep me by clicking the
or under my avatar; it helps me know that my advice actually helped you.


.. But things don't go according to plan! My Actual Rig, 2009:
veg1992 is offline  
Old 05-20-2008, 04:32 PM   #23 (permalink)
Lord Techie
 
veedubfreak's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2007
Posts: 6,979
Default Re: what happened to 8900 series

Cause as i found with quad SLI, anything past 2 cards doesnt scale for crap. Plus i have my gt in the middle slot running the 2nd monitor
__________________

__________________
Nothing to see here.
veedubfreak is offline  
Closed Thread

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
possibly my favorite series ThirdLeft152 PC Gaming 23 03-17-2008 04:46 PM
RV670 is Radeon HD 3800 Series mgcook New Systems | Building and Buying 37 10-20-2007 12:55 PM
Nvidia G92 is it the 9 series? Deadpixel New Systems | Building and Buying 13 09-17-2007 04:45 PM
Ok the nfs series is officially ruined mikee General Gaming 11 08-13-2007 03:46 PM
G.Skill Ram Series sammybaines New Systems | Building and Buying 2 03-28-2007 08:19 AM



Copyright 2002- Social Knowledge, LLC All Rights Reserved.

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 10:21 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2018, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.