Originally Posted by suraswami
see the problem is that if a single bench shows twice as fast, they can use it as a marketing scheme. take for instance the opengl fur bench. my 2900xt gets 2880 at stock, while a palit 512mb 9600gt gets 1546. in a real game, liek hl2episode2, the 2900 gets 43fps at 1650x1080 with 8xaa and 16xaf, the 9600gt gets 45fps under the same settings. it'ss all about the spin.
now if they said a 4870 is twice as fast as the 9800gtx in crysis, or cod4, then that;d be something.