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Old 11-15-2005, 04:24 PM   #11 (permalink)
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003, you seem really bothered by that AF shimmering in the Source engine. Honestly, I barely noticed it when I had my 6800GT, and the only game I saw it in was CSS. Its not worth making that big of deal out of.
The source engine? I see a lot of it in UT2004, HL2, FEAR, and Doom 3. I never really noticed it until I read about it, and when I set image quality to high quality, it looked SO much better, but at the cost of FPS. Yes I have a SATA optical drive. At the time I got it, it was the only one that had 8mb of cache.
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Old 11-16-2005, 08:11 PM   #12 (permalink)
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I would personally go with the 7800GTX because I prefer nvidia to ATI, but a tech person said at futureshop that my system would bottleneck the sh!t out of it and it wouldn't do any better than the card I have now.
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