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Old 06-16-08, 11:06 AM   #54
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Default Re: Official GeForce GTX 280 and GTX 260 reviews thread!

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Originally Posted by Bman212121 View Post
Look at either the 9800GTX SLI or 8800GTX SLI versus a single GTX 280. It is basically in the same boat as the 8 series in that respect. The only reason why the 7950GX2 didn't cause the issue that the 9800GX2 is causing now is because it couldn't run AFR2. Most of the games didn't get any advantage with the extra processing power.
I don't know... the 8800GTX was close to 100% improvement over the previous generation and was either faster or only slightly slower than older cards in SLI.

http://www.anandtech.com/video/showdoc.aspx?i=2870&p=22

http://www.anandtech.com/video/showdoc.aspx?i=2870&p=27

The 280 GTX is closer to 50% improvement over the 8800 and 9800 cards and is rarely faster than those cards in SLI.

http://www.hothardware.com/Articles/...ashed/?page=11
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