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Preliminary Tests on GeForce GTX 295 Run, Leads Radeon HD 4870 X2

Discussion in 'News' started by btarunr, Dec 16, 2008.

  1. DarkMatter New Member

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    Just look at the front page and prepare your wallet. ;)
     
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    Great point. You make a lot of sense in the matter. It explains why the XBOX 360 does just fine in gaming. Who knows, maybe AMD/ATI will use an updated version of the Ring Bus for their GPU/CPU combo platform. The upcoming HD 5000 series from what I've read will not be multi-GPU, but should perform more than 150% faster than the current HD 4000 series. The HD 6000 which is already designed is a different story, it may be based on the long awaited Multi-GPU design which may come out with the Ring Bus...

    NVIDIA's new card does look impressive, I mean it took them well over 6 months to come out with it. I think ATI should not counter this card, just let it be, they've already made a lot of money on the HD 4000 series. And I am happy to have XFX join ATI:D

    What do you guys think? Is Physics going to me main stream? Intel and ATI do not want to support it.

    A quick note, and off topic, SORRY, but HOW the HELL do you open and close DOORS in Left 4 Dead PC????????? It's killing me, and the user manual does not say anything about it. :banghead:
     
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    I believe it's E.

    On topic, Bit-Tech have a preview on the GTX 295.
     
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    well what a shame true it's in engineering stage but those number's aren't near what projections were. HD 4870x2 is better right now by the amount of games it comes out on top, but there's still alot nvidia can do driver wise to tweak the GTX 295 to it's peak potential. They've already gotten 10-15% more performance out of the GTX260/280 since their release. it'll be close imo win some and lose some but i don't see it toppling the HD 4870x2 in performance or price.
     
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    Re Physics Implementation, it shall be included DX11.
     
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    Are you joking?

    If not... the key to open doors in the "use" key. Same thing for picking up weapons and items.
     
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    Hey, let's be easy on him. :laugh: Maybe this is his first time playing a Source game.

    Got to admit, the first time I played Quake Wars I couldn't figure out what keys did anything -- I'm used to "E" being used for pretty much everything, like in Source games :p
     
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    True, kind of like in F.E.A.R. where' ''F''(thank god it's right next to ''D'':)) is to open things. Every game just needs to use ''E'' as the standard.(which most do)
     
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    One day we will get interactive voice control, so you can just walk upto a door in the game and through a mic say "open" and it does :)
     
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    I should give myself a kick in the arse :laugh:

    I forgot the set up that key in the keyboard settings. But don't worry I gave myself a :nutkick:

    I also use the mouse with my left hand and the keyboard with my right. So, this is why I have to change keyboard setting with every single game I install.
     
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    Have you played Endwar?
     
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    No, why? does it have voice control/recognition?
     
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    Ya thats what Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter needed, that menu based system leaves you dead quick
     
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    It does, the entire game is played through voice commands. As of yet a counsel only title though.
     
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    That's strange

    I'm not sure where you were reading because it is more than clear to me the reds have a burning desire in every thread to swear by their red card and put down the NVidia - and it has also become apparent that the main reason is their empty wallet.
     
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    the GTX295 KICIKS BUTT IN ALL GAMES

    Nice dream - too bad it's not going to pan out for you. WHY, you say ?

    " The winner today of course is the GeForce GTX 295 and considering we were using an early engineering sample card with a very beta driver, things are looking real good for NVIDIA.

    Also despite the fact we were limited to testing a handful of games, :laugh: we internally of course did run the majority of benchmarks with other games already. And the performance widespread is consistent :laugh: and the card worked with any game we threw at it. "

    http://www.guru3d.com/article/geforce-gtx-295-preview/14

    Yes, I know, it's very hard to take. Your world is crumbling.
     
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    So its gonna be 500$ right? I might grab one when they are like 200$-250$ like the 9800GX2 is now.
     

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