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Old 06-16-08, 12:19 PM   #83
Bman212121
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Default Re: Official GeForce GTX 280 and GTX 260 reviews thread!

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Originally Posted by pizzaguy View Post
Note the benches above that I posted. The GTX 280 is slaughtering the 8800 series in most games and its not even at a really high enough resolution that it should be to much for a 512mb card.
The GTX 280 is twice the card as the 8800GTX in terms of raw power. I was referring to the fact that once the 768MB ram barrier is crossed the 8800GTX will fall off really quickly like the 9800GTX already does because of the framebuffer. In WiC is basically halves the performance of the card because it has to start swapping texture memory.

Normal performance


Framebuffer limitation
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