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Old 07-04-08, 08:59 PM   #11
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Default Re: HD 4870 vs GTX 260

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Originally Posted by SH64 View Post
SH64, this doesn't prove much since the GT280 has 30-40 GB/s on the 4870 in bandwidth. In fact, it only bolsters the point I was trying to make.

Now if you throw a bench of Crysis up here on a GTX260 that shows the same advantage it would be a different story since they are close in bandwidth. But no--what we see is that the 4870 outperforms the 260 on that game with high details and AA applied. At 1920x1200 and 2xAA, it outperforms the GTX260:

http://www.firingsquad.com/hardware/...nce/page11.asp

If frame buffer were all that mattered, this wouldn't be the case.
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