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Old 01-23-09, 08:27 PM   #5
Monnie Rock
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Default Re: how much faster is a standard 295 over my 280 SSC?

[quote=wysiwyg;1910777]iv just read that the 295 is really only 2 260's sandwiched together in SLI with a few tweaksQUOTE]

wysiwyg,

A GTX 295 is not "just 2 GTX260's sandwitched" It is a hybird. It has 240 shader processors as a 280/285 does but the memory config of a 260 55nm as well as the same core speeds as a 260 55nm.

What is the native resolution of your monitor. This is a key factor for this card as it runs out of memory bandwidth after 1920x1200 using high levels of anti-aliasing or in high texture size games. guru3d has not nice benchmarks of cards

I thought you did your step-up to a GTX285

Thank you,
Monnie

BTW I did a step-up for both my 2800SSC to 285's
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