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Old 06-23-08, 10:43 AM   #58
pizzaguy
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Default Re: Will Radeon HD 4870 turn up the heat on the GTX 280?

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Originally Posted by shadow001 View Post
But while a minimum of 10 FPS completely sucks for the 9800GX2,a 16FPS minimum at the same settings with the 280GTX only sucks slightly less,but it's still too low no matter what anyone's personal preferance may be,and that's my point.


Why are you picking and choosing with this benchmark? all you talk about is the min fps but fail to realize that the GTX 280 is averaging 20 more FPS than the GX2.

The average is what counts the most since thats where you will spend the majority of your time and the last time I checked 27fps to 47fps is a pretty big difference.

Yes a min 16fps is nothing to write home about but there will be plenty of scenarios in other games to where the GX2 is falling below that critical 30fps point while the GTX 280 will be able to stay above it.

Bottom line the GTX 280 offers the smoothest gaming experience possible right now and thats what makes it the current best choice despite its high price.
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