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Old 02-07-03, 10:27 AM   #15
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Wink Don't count ATI out of it yet!

I don't think ATI is gonna give up to nVidia on this one without a fight, their latest drivers that will be available soon (cat3.1, probably released the same day as 3dm2k3. ) have some increased D3D performance...and it wouldn't shock me at all if'n it happened to run better on 3dm2k3 than the last set.

ATI ain't gonna give nVidia a damned inch, they're gonna make nVidia earn each and every win from here on out!

It's a different ballgame today, and I betcha the futuremark crew knows it too.
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