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Radeon HD 4870 X2, HD 4850 X2 Faster and Better Than GeForce GTX 295, 285: AMD

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  1. btarunr

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    AMD started its marketing offensive against NVIDIA's new dual-GPU GeForce GTX 295, and single-GPU GeForce GTX 285 accelerators, in an attempt to put the Radeon HD 4800 X2 series accelerators ahead of its competition in terms of performance on a "broad scale", and used the cards' availability in non-reference designs as a USP against NVIDIA's offerings using a uniform company-specified design. All this, in an internal presentation leaked to Donanim Haber. As for those wondering why, ATI and NVIDIA have a history of picking on each others' flagship products by means of such presentations, with which they intend to influence OEMs and channel vendors, though it always happens so, that these presentations reach public domains. Viral marketing or something plausible? Find out for yourself:

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    u got to be kidding right? :laugh:
    GTX 295 pwns them all :rockout:
     
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    that's funny, because this screenshots are from ati-amd, make me laugh:laugh::laugh::laugh:
     
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    They used the highest resolution which is the weak point of GTX 295, because of its limited memory vs 1GBx2 of ATI cards.

    I think this is believable.
     
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    :roll:
     
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    Lol that was a good laugh :), I especially like how the GTX285 has 480 shaders to HD4870 X2s 1600 shaders and the shader horsepower is 1.78 to 2.4 teraflops respectively! Surely the 4870 X2 should dominate in this respect...
     
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    Disingenuous marketing. :shadedshu

    At a technical level so many of those figures are wrong in terms of better performance. The comments are as stupid as saying 100 arrows are better than 1 machine gun, because 100 > 1.
     
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    LOOOOL, those pics made me ROFLMAO.. also i feel bad for amd, they sunk to a new low..:laugh:
     
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    From looking at the review the gtx 295 is not in most game benchmark's that faster then the 4870 x2. I admit it scores better but still not worth it My feelings.
     
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    How come the slides don't mention power consumption? :D
     
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    DrPepper The Doctor is in the house

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    Because no one really cares about power consumption :D
     
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    and yes unfortunately ATI has to nitpick at nvidia. They gotta do something this time to keep from getting their rears from being handed to them again on a silver platter. Couldn't be anyworse than what some other companies do...
     
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    god damn o_O

    I never knew that AMD were so stupid like that.

    I guess they think that we are so unintelligent to the point that we won't even recognize their BS ?!

    This made me lose my respect for AMD, they were so direct and rude -.-

    They could get sued for this right ?

    This thing reminds of the latest Asus VS Gigabyte war xD

    In the end AMD will apologize :p

    (Too many thoughts in my mind right now :p)
     
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    this is good for AMD :p

    marketing is where it's at
     
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    Just a few random examples to even the boat little:

    Call of Duty 5
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    BiA: Hells Highway
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    Crysis Warhead
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    Performance Summary from TPU
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    Hi Guys
    May be AMD-ATI has something we don't, and that's ATI CCC 9.1.
    so we will wait for new driver from AMD.
     
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    Why is ATI saying anything about the 4850x2? They don't even write drivers to support the card. Sapphire has to support them. ATI crippled the launch of the 4850x2 just to help the 4870x2 sales.

    ATI is blowing smoke out of their a$$... Where is Catalyst 9.1? instead of trying to rain on Nvidia's parade ATI should go back to work on their own drivers.
     
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    AMD´s statement that the 285 doesnt offer anything new compared to the 280 is wrong cause its 55nm technology thus cooler..
     
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    come on guys, nvidia does the same thing ... and i see it reasonable that the 4870 x2 does quite good in ultra high resolutions and with AA & AF turned all the way up
     
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    I hate the dirty marketing between companies... so sad. We all know the GTX295 pwns.
     
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    lol... this is like the "true quad core performance boost over Core 2" barcelona screenshots... I wonder how much theyre paying baghdad bob to come up with these.
     
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    lol Badhdad Bob
     
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    so....your test are with out AA

    the test from the thread are with AA 8X


    so... let compare same apple ... not an apple with an EGG
     

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