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Old 09-17-08, 06:56 AM   #5
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Default Re: GTX 260 216 Shaders Edition Reviews

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Originally Posted by Bman212121 View Post
So it looks like they took a GTX 280 and just turned off 1 little part... As long as it's cheaper I guess that works... now I wonder if someone will figure out how to turn that part back on and just make a GTX 280 out of it. As for the naming convention, why the hell won't they just call it is GTX 265 or 270 so everyone can tell the difference?
They just enabled more shader processors and a few texture units. The GTX 280 still has more ROPs, fillrate, bandwidth... the stuff no one seems to talk about any more even though it obviously effected these benchmarks.

Still, this looks like a decent card if it isn't much more expensive than the current 260.

EDIT: The standard EVGA model is on newegg for $299 right now...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130398
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