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Old 12-02-08, 06:36 AM   #291
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Default Re: Official "I just got my GeForce GTX 280 or GTX 260" thread

Well I just dumped two POS 4870s (512MB) in Crossfire for a silky smooth XFX GTX 260 (216) Black Edition!

Should be arriving tomorrow in the post!

I will never go back to ATI again...EVER The drivers are scandalous and Catalyst 8.11 broke everything as you will see by all the problems ATI users are reporting. I have been using ATI since the 3870X2 and have had nothing but problems. ATI only introduce profiles for games 3 months after they have come out....

Sorry to say this but ATI are just like AMD CPU's.. an exercise in cutting corners and mediocrity.

Really for a simple life its Intel and Nvidia all the way... I hope Nvidia come back and take the performance and bang for buck crown from ATI.... Cos they certainly have their drivers locked down compared to cheapo AMD who can't afford a decent driver team...
Intel Core Extreme Quad QX9650@3.6GHz 1600FSB
GA-X38-DS4 (Intel X38)
4GB Gskill 1066MHz PC-8500 RAM
XFX GTX 260 (216) Black Edition
2x Western Digital Caviar SE16 500GB
Pioneer BD-ROM 202
Corsair HX620W PSU
Dell 2408WFP- HC
Coolermaster Cosmos
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