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Old 06-24-08, 02:10 PM   #109
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Default Re: Will Radeon HD 4870 turn up the heat on the GTX 280?

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No doubt rv770 is a great chip for the money, but this marketing bs is hilarious. GTX 280 isn't powerful? and it isn't scalable? Last time I checked SLI and crossfire scaled about the same. And the GDDR5 means absolutely nothing, the 280 has higher bandwidth with GDDR3 then the HD4870 has with GDDR5 because of the 512-bit bus. ATI's "groundbreaking" choice to include GDDR5 is exactly what is causing delays. They also make it look like the 280 is 4 times as large, when it's really only 2.25.
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