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Zotac GeForce GTX 295 FSP 1792MB DDR3 £370 7 25.93%
BFG GeForce GTX 285 OC 1GB DDR3 £285 7 25.93%
Gainward GeForce GTX 280 1024MB GDDR3 £229 4 14.81%
BFG GeForce GTX 295 1792MB DDR3 For £398 9 33.33%
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Old 02-17-09, 07:14 PM   #13
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Indeed!

LBJM says get 295 Dreamweavernoob!

And its not like he mentioned any probs with 2X285.
problems lol

what my GTX 285s rock and smoke my 4870x2 and don't have major driver issues... I had two 4870x2s but most of the time they didn't scale... and now back to the GREEN team I am.
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Old 02-17-09, 07:21 PM   #14
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*goes crazy*

decision is to be made at 10:00am (9hrs)


Its either Zotac 295gtx (£370) or BFG 285 GTX oc (£285)



ohh the tension
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Old 02-17-09, 07:29 PM   #15
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problems lol

what my GTX 285s rock and smoke my 4870x2 and don't have major driver issues... I had two 4870x2s but most of the time they didn't scale... and now back to the GREEN team I am.
cool. I was mostly suggesting that micro stutter was not and issue watsoever for 295 and or 2x285.

And Dreamwevernoob,

http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/show...67#post1911367

Study them for 90 minuets and it's obvious u want a 295. Its why i bought one.
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cool. I was mostly suggesting that micro stutter was not and issue watsoever for 295 and or 2x285.

And Dreamwevernoob,

http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/show...67#post1911367

Study them for 90 minuets and it's obvious u want a 295. Its why i bought one.
there's no more MS my 4870x2 doesn't have it neither do the 285s... My 9800gx2 had it. after 9800gx2 nvidia got on the ball with fixing the MS issue.
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I enjoy having more VRAM The GTX285 also has higher GPU and memory clocks. It's honestly a toss up. All depends what you are looking for / willing to spend / what games you play / what settings & resolutions you plan to use. The GTX285 as a single card is by far the most powerfull single card solution on the market, the GTX295 will score higher in FPS (except in a few) and benchmarks but keep in mind its really 2 cards doing the job to get it there. From what I have seen anyway depending on the game the difference can be minimal or decent but both cards blow anything out of the water thats out now and neither card slips into the "unplayable" category of any game out right now
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I enjoy having more VRAM The GTX285 also has higher GPU and memory clocks. It's honestly a toss up. All depends what you are looking for / willing to spend / what games you play / what settings & resolutions you plan to use. The GTX285 as a single card is by far the most powerfull single card solution on the market, the GTX295 will score higher in FPS (except in a few) and benchmarks but keep in mind its really 2 cards doing the job to get it there. From what I have seen anyway depending on the game the difference can be minimal or decent but both cards blow anything out of the water thats out now and neither card slips into the "unplayable" category of any game out right now
nuttin' but awesome improvements for me- w00t!- going from 280 to 295. but it was only a trade up and not a new purchase. I guess anyone that gets a 285 has 90 days with several companys and 100 days with BFG to trade up to a 295. BFG was going to let me trade up no problem for a 285. My request was timed just right so that all they had was an OCed 285 to go with. But I got the 295 instead.

What if a super duper 295 came out in 90 days? (more vRAM somehow- OCed or sumpin'....)

I guess anyone that just got anything could trade up for it. t00t sweet! Well, wouldn't be 4 me because i already traded up to a 295. oh well- gl to everyone else.
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My suggestion, go for the 285...
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