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1GB XFX GTX 280 247 2 8.70%
1gb BFG GTX 285 285 7 30.43%
1792mb Zotac GTX 295 370 (comes with vantage and Far cry 2) 13 56.52%
2GB XFX HD 4870 X2 320 1 4.35%
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Old 02-19-09, 01:30 PM   #1
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Default GTX 295 or GTX 280

ROFL, you have read it right. Another damn blooody thread. Humor me this one last time



Anyway, after heehawiing a bit more, I have the below as potential cards:

1GB XFX GTX 280 247 (comes with FarCry2)
2GB XFX HD 4870 X2 320
1792 Zotac GTX 295 370 (comes with vantage and Far cry 2)
1gb BFG GTX 285 285
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Old 02-19-09, 04:09 PM   #2
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thread closed, new one started.
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Again? Just get the GTX285 and be done with it!
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If it is between them two then I would get the GTX 295,But a single GTX 280 or GTX 285 will do the job on most games unless you have a 30 inch monitor.
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If it is between them two then I would get the GTX 295,But a single GTX 280 or GTX 285 will do the job on most games unless you have a 30 inch monitor.
Yesterday I discovered that FO3 is the second game in addition to BF2 that has to be played on my 295 in single GPU mode.

I played FO3 for 90 days on a 280 and the performance is the same.

Crysis, and all other games- compared to a 280- is twice as fast as on a 295 in dual GPU Mode.
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Get an EVGA GTX 295 with a backplate.
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This thread is dead.


I purchased a GTX 295

Pictures of build available if interested.
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Yesterday I discovered that FO3 is the second game in addition to BF2 that has to be played on my 295 in single GPU mode.

I played FO3 for 90 days on a 280 and the performance is the same.

Crysis, and all other games- compared to a 280- is twice as fast as on a 295 in dual GPU Mode.
know the threads dead, but my 295 runs fo3 in SLI mode just fine you have a bug somewhere.
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know the threads dead, but my 295 runs fo3 in SLI mode just fine you have a bug somewhere.
Which drivers ru using?
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