Far Cry shows how pitiful GeForceFX is in DX9 games
My system really gags with Fry Cry. I'm running it at 1280X1024 with everything except for shadows set to Very High, and the game is almost unplayable in the carrier and really slow when driving a vehicle. Conversely, I've played the game with the same settings on a system with a 9800XT and 9800 Pro and the game is much faster. I've even installed the latest 1.1 patch. I've heard how pitiful the GeForceFX is with DX9 shaders. Now I can actually SEE the difference. Let's hope Nvidia can correct this problem with the new NV40. Otherwise, ATI will keep walking away with the performance crown. "The Way it's Meant to be Played" is a real JOKE!!! It seems ATI's cards are more suited to the newest games.
Athlon 64 3200+ @ 2.0GHz "Clawhammer"
ASUS K8V motherboard
PNY GeForce 6800 16p/6v @350/760
Samsung 1024MB PC-3200 DDR RAM
Samsung 160GB HDD 7200 RPM
HP 400c 8X DVD-RW writer
ASUS CD-S480 16X CD-ROM
Boston Acoustics BA-735 speakers
Mitsubishi 22-inch DiamondPro 2070 SB