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Old 05-19-08, 06:37 PM   #35
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Default Re: GeForce GTX 280 got 7k+ in 3DMark Vantage Extreme Test

Originally Posted by Monolyth
I wouldn't get too happy w/nVidia just yet, while this could finally be the solution we all wanted, it could also be another FX5800, I've got some money put away for this beast though, we'll see if she's everything we hoped.
If the hardware is based on the G8x architecture, then it's going to be no where near another FX5800. Unless they drastically change the architecture in the worst possible way, I don't see how improvements to the architecture could suddenly create another Nv3x in terms of shading power.
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