Originally Posted by -=DVS=-
Geforce 3 < Radeon 8500
Only on paper specs. I had both cards, and my GF3 smoked the 8500 in every way, shape and form. Half the games I tried on the 8500 didn't work properly, and driver "upgrades" fixed the half that broke only to break the other half. By the time halfway decent drivers were released for the 8500, the GF4 Ti was out and the 9700 was around the corner. You have to consider more than just the hardware when talking about graphics cards.