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BM357_TinMan
04-28-2004, 08:35 AM
From the intial benchmarks and reviews, it looks like Nvidia has FINIALLY decided to make an actual "performance" 3d accelerator card.

But, I have to wonder, $600?! hm..... not so sure that it is quite worth THAT.

Good thing is, maybe this will drive the prices of the so-called midlevel cards down a bit.

Is Nvidia TRYING to hand ATI the market share? Kind of reminds me of M$ and CFS3 and 1C maddox. Seems like one is trying to HELP the other beat its butt
sheesh...

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BM357_TinMan
04-28-2004, 08:35 AM
From the intial benchmarks and reviews, it looks like Nvidia has FINIALLY decided to make an actual "performance" 3d accelerator card.

But, I have to wonder, $600?! hm..... not so sure that it is quite worth THAT.

Good thing is, maybe this will drive the prices of the so-called midlevel cards down a bit.

Is Nvidia TRYING to hand ATI the market share? Kind of reminds me of M$ and CFS3 and 1C maddox. Seems like one is trying to HELP the other beat its butt
sheesh...

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MAstaKFC
04-28-2004, 08:44 AM
Well, I think it's a welcome change. Nvidia hasn't taken such a performance lead over ATI for a very long time now. And seeing that it's a new card, it's always going to be havea a small price to performance ratio.
This new card will force ATI to come up with something special and as you mentioned, will push the prices down for mid level cards. In the end, it's the consumer who will benefit.
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CaptainGelo
04-28-2004, 09:04 AM
would get it if I had money..lol...gotFX5900U now...

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BM357_TinMan
04-28-2004, 09:32 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by oleg86:

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Not so sure I think this is so cool http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_eek.gif
What's up with that?

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CaptainGelo
04-28-2004, 09:35 AM
cool isnt it http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

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CaptainGelo
04-28-2004, 09:43 AM
test

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BM357_TinMan
04-28-2004, 09:59 AM
OH,

I think I get it, it tells whoever is looking at it what their IP is.

I thought you were broadcasting MY IP and Domain to the entire comunity

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CaptainGelo
04-28-2004, 10:12 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by BM357_TinMan:
OH,

I think I get it, it tells whoever is looking at it what their IP is.

I thought you were broadcasting MY IP and Domain to the entire comunity

BM357_TinMan
xo BM357 VFG
http://www.bm357.com<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>


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yea I thought it 2 1st tie I saw it:P

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Fear british army. (http://216.144.230.195/Videos/Medium_WMP8/British_Attack.wmv)



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CaptainGelo
04-28-2004, 10:12 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by BM357_TinMan:
OH,

I think I get it, it tells whoever is looking at it what their IP is.

I thought you were broadcasting MY IP and Domain to the entire comunity

BM357_TinMan
xo BM357 VFG
http://www.bm357.com<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>


http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-very-happy.gif http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/88.gif
yea I thought it 2 1st time I saw it:P

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plane is 2slow, guns are 2weak and DM suck?...Then click here (http://www.hmp16.com/hotstuff/downloads/Justin%20Timberlake%20-%20Cry%20Me%20A%20River.mp3)

Fear british army. (http://216.144.230.195/Videos/Medium_WMP8/British_Attack.wmv)



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Chivas
04-28-2004, 10:24 AM
Unfortunately it doesn't seem to help the frame rates in FB. Once you have a high end video card the roadblock seems to be the CPU. Now I gotta upgrade my cpu to get the most out of a new video card.http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif I'm hearing some good things about ATI's answer to Nvidia's 6800. Don't buy anything until you see some comparison benchmarks.

BM357_TinMan
04-28-2004, 10:34 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Chivas:
I'm hearing some good things about ATI's answer to Nvidia's 6800. Don't buy anything until you see some comparison benchmarks.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

Rgr that.

Can't buy a 6800 yet anyway....won't be out until mid May at the earliest

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Chanel505
04-28-2004, 10:46 AM
600$ http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/crazy.gif http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/crazy.gif

Sweetiecakes
04-28-2004, 10:46 AM
This is going to turn into yet another fanboys thread.

No limpeys please

VW-IceFire
04-28-2004, 10:51 AM
What is way more important is how cheap it makes the current generation of performance video cards and how affordable they will finally be to everyone else.

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CaptainGelo
04-28-2004, 10:57 AM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Sweetiecakes:
This is going to turn into yet another fanboys thread.

No limpeys please<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

klcik on "plane2slow, guns ..... " on my sigh.. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-wink.gif

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TgD Thunderbolt56
04-28-2004, 12:02 PM
All of my reading shows it will be released @ $499...not $600



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Christos_swc
04-28-2004, 12:12 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Chivas:
Unfortunately it doesn't seem to help the frame rates in FB. Once you have a high end video card the roadblock seems to be the CPU.<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

You mean if you run perfect settings at 1600x1200 32bit with 16AF and 6AA the roadblock is the cpu?
Only if it's a pentium 450MHz!
We know the game is cpu sensitive but you can easily bring any graphic card to it's knees with the right settings in FB I can tell you that.
Anyway, the 6800 is not out yet and it'll take some time.
In fact people talk about it giving Nvidia a lead over ATI it hasn't enjoyed for some time now.
Remember that after it's out the ATI card could hit the streets even before the Nvidia card.
We don't really know when they will become available to the masses.

Bearcat99
04-28-2004, 12:29 PM
Since 85% of what I do on my computer is FB related and BoB wont be out for a while I will stick with my 9800Pro for the duration. It does the job and thats all I want. Who knpows what willb e out by then. I know one thing.. my next rig will be 64bit.. thats for sure. I wonder if between now and 2006 128bit archetecture will come out. Wouldnt THAT be something...LOL.. It blows me away.. when I started on my sim journey I had a 486 DX2@66MHZ with 64M of ram and 4M of video. Then I graduated to a PII233MHZ and 128M of ram with a 16M video card, I bought a 32M video card because I couldnt run CFS1 with lots of planes in the air... that did nothing for me so I got a 64M card.... that did a little... when i upgrade to the XP1600 (1.3G) and got my 9000Pro I finally got it. From now on I dont do skimpy upgrades. I wont go top of the line but I have learned that sometimes its better to spend a bit more now to avoid having to spend more later.

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arcadeace
04-28-2004, 01:57 PM
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><font size="-1">quote:</font><HR>Originally posted by Thunderbolt56:
All of my reading shows it will be released @ $499...not $600
<HR></BLOCKQUOTE>

That's right, and it will be the most powerful in the 6800 series. The model for mainstream users will retail for $299, it should be slightly more powerful than the 9800XT or 5950Ultra.

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Call_me_Kanno
04-28-2004, 03:09 PM
I see a 5950 Ultra and a 3.0 proc in my future once this baby is released. Gonna do a whole new system in year or two so this should hold me over for awhile.

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Rogodin
04-28-2004, 07:37 PM
I hope it smokes - just as I do the 420-competition is good for all of us http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/infopop/emoticons/icon_wink.gif

I'll buy whatever one has the best price/performance ratio with AA and AF enabled

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ddsflyer
04-28-2004, 09:25 PM
I'm currently running a GF5950 with a 3.4GHz proc. I can run IL2FB 1200x1600 perfect settings with 4xAA no problem, BUT, I can't do it with LOMAC. That game eats high-end computers for lunch. That is why I will buy a next generation videocard when they become widely available and comparative benchmarks become available as well.

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