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Point of View GeForce GTX 280

Discussion in 'Reviews' started by W1zzard, Jun 12, 2008.

  1. Wile E

    Wile E Power User

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    It doesn't matter that it's a single gpu or not. All that matters is price to performance ratio. This card falls on it's face in that category. $50 more than the GX2? Ok, sure, justifiable. But there's a $200 price difference between the cheapest 280 and the cheapest GX2 on Newegg. You'd have to be insane to think that's justifiable. Once the price drops some, and drivers mature a little more, things may change a little, but as it stands, it's too expensive for what you get.
     
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    my brother (rampage) just got a GTX280 for $700au.... sigh.
     
  4. Wile E

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    Considering he gets them for free, I would switch if I were him, too. I still wouldn't pay the $200 price premium over the GX2 for one tho. I think many people are gonna wait for price drops, or more mature drivers.

    But 20k in 06 on a dual core is quite impressive.
     
  5. Easy Rhino

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    i agree about price to performance ratio if you are on a budget. but some people simply have to have the best.
     
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    not to mention this is Nvidias most expensive (to build) card they have ever made (by card I mean the actual gpu). When prices to do fall, they may lose money.
     

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