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    Default GeForce 9800 GX2 full review published

    With launch taking place in three days time, the folks over at PCOnline have gotten a little over-anxious and jumped the gun on their 9800 GX2 review. Unlike most premature reviews, they've included a near-dozen benchmarks, and the 9800 GX2 outperforms the HD 3870 X2 in every one. In fact, it reigns over the HD 3870 X2 by 20 FPS in Company Of Heroes, 17 FPS in Call Of Duty 4, 26 FPS in Half Life 2: Episode 2, and 17 FPS in Crysis.

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    but ATI are already on the way with the hd4000 series, and the hd4870x2 will make the 9800 gx2 look like a toy
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    True, but those two cards you mentioned aren't aimed at each other (it's like comparing an 8800 GTX to an X1950). When the flagship of the 4-series (or whatever they're going to call it) is out, Nvidia will launch their next-gen tech to counter it - which is currently known as the GT200.

    Although as mentioned in this story, the RV770 boards will be out and about before the GT200, so Nvidia will lose some market share in the transition period.

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    Yeah, this card is cost between mid $6xx to $700 dollars
    Gx2 may beat the X2 but only a small margin, it's really hard to justify $250 higher price.

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    especialy when (im almost positive) nvidias quad sli drivers are going to be crap my guese is a 20% preformance increase at best. i judge this based on how poorly tri sli scales.

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    sorry ciro, i wasnt very clear. i was getting at the fact that ati are ahead in the development stakes.
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