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Club 3D HD 2900 GT 256MB GDDR3 Announced

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  1. malware New Member

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    Amsterdam, 01. October 2007, Club3D is preparing to ship yet another silently released ATI product - the Club3D HD 2900 GT video card (ordercode: X-G296). Featuring ATI R600 GPU, 240 stream processors and 256-bit 256MB GDDR3 memory this is another try for ATI to find market for its HD chips. The card will feature the same frequencies as the 2900 Pro - 600MHz for the GPU and 1600MHz for the memory and will cost $199.

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    Looks like ATI is finally catching my attention again. Very nice looking indeed.
     
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    That much power for $199... very, very tempting. :D I have a hunch that this video card will be in my system sometime in the near future!!
     
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    I'm guessing the 2900xt hasn't been selling well?
     
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    keep em coming ATI that's what we like to see! Now for Barcelona!
     
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    Looks nice.
     
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    no it's just not capable of hitting this market. so they shrink down a few specs and launch it cheaper.
     
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    So, this is just an R600 with one quad disabled like the old x800 GTOs? Wonder if they will unlock... :D
     
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    very nice,nice price too.i might get me one of those bad boys :cool:
     
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    If you look at the power connectors carefully it only has one 6pin. No 8pin = lesser power = lesser O.C.
     
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    Looks like we're finally going to see an nVidia price drop after what 10 months??
     
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    I am either getting this or the Pro, it depends on funds, but both appear to be good buys and $200 is easier for me to swing ATM than $270+.

    To me it seems the 2900pro would be comparable in the 1950 lineup as the XT, the 2900GT would seem to lineup as the 1950pro, with good power, features and good price/performance ratio. The 2900pro has it too, which makes the decision hard...

    Good info though!
     
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    Think I am going to move to the "Darkside" and get a 2900XT, I like the performance and I have found one £50 ($100US) below normal retail which aint a lot more than the Pro in the UK, the Pro looks good but the little of it that I have seen written to date suggests overclocks to at least stock XT proportions but suggests nowhere near the 800+Mhz core level.
     
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    Your vmodded 8800gts will probably beat it :p
     
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    not a 2900XT overclocked it wont, check out the 2006 scores, of course it's not all about benchmarks, I may just stay as I am until November and then look at the 2950 plus the new NVidia offerings, the 8900 is sposed to be out by then also.
     
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    I sure hope that there is some good firmware game updates for this:laugh::laugh::laugh:
     
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    Truly remarkable. ATI usually follows the suit of a strong card with even better mid range offerings that you can oc alot better.
     
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    BTW, would this card be any good, since it's priced at roughly 165 euros here in Finland? Will the 240 shaders and 600/800 mhz clocks eat the performance, or will it still be fast enough for Crysis as an example? :rockout:
     
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