These threads solve nothing, it's one thing to have an opinion and back it up with reason and statistics, but it's quite another to instantly proclaim that a card "sucks" with absolutely no backing.
By the way, ATi has planned a secret unveilling this weekend at the Texas Gaming Festival this weekend, and there is speculation this will either be a 512mb card demonstration, an r520 core demonstration, or both.
Intel C2D E6320 / AMD Athlon X2 3800+
Gigabyte 965P DS3 / DFI nF4 Ultra-D
2GB OCZ Gold PC2-6400 / 2GB OCZ Gold PC4000
eVGA 8800GTS 320MB / eVGA 6800GS 256MB
150GB Raptor / 74GB Raptor
2x500GB / 320GB
OCZ GameXStreme 850w / OCZ StealthXStream 600w