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Old 06-07-08, 08:10 PM   #115
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Post Re: Geforce GTX 280 Performance, Price and Pictures!

I think that the GDDR3 memory is holding the true performance of this chip.

As i always have stated here, you need a monster bandwidth to run monster resolutions with AA/AF. Shading power is useful when you aren't bandwidth bounded.

The memory bandwidth of a gfx card is like a gold ingot. (do not mention the R600 please)

I just can hope that the 55nm refresh features GDDR5 with a 512bit bus -> 300 GB/s
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