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Old 06-07-08, 11:57 PM   #116
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Default Re: Geforce GTX 280 Performance, Price and Pictures!

Originally Posted by walterman View Post
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
AMEN to that, hence i'll wait for the 4870X2 to come out before i make a decision!
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