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ATI Radeon HD 3870/3850 @ PC Perspective
DailyTech's roundup of hardware reviews from around the web for Thursday

ATI Radeon HD 3870/3850
@ PC Perspective
@ AnandTech
@ Hot Hardware
@ TweakTown
@ Hardware Canucks
@ Legion Hardware
@ Elite Bastards
@ Technic3D
@ Legit Reviews
@ OCC
@ NGOHQ
@ The Tech Report
@ Chile Hardware

Motherboards
Abit IP35 Pro @ Trusted Reviews

Video
Galaxy 8600GE Overclocking @ Madshrimps
MSI NX-8600GTS-T2D256E-HD-OC @ CDR Info
Gigabyte GV-NX86S256H @ CDR Info
AMD ATI TV Wonder 650 Combo PCIe x1 @ 3dGameMan

Cases
SilverStone TJ10 Case @ motherboards.org

Cooling
Thermaltake Bigwater 760i @ CDR Info
SilverStone TJ09 @ Overclockers Online

Storage
Vantec EZ Swap EX and NexStar SX Hard Drive Enclosures @ Laptop Logic
OCZ ATV Turbo Flash 4GB Drive @ Virtual-Hideout
Seagate Barracuda 2TB RAID 0 @ Auphanonline
Pioneer BDC-S02BK DVD Recorder @ CDR Info



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RE: Crysis image quality
RE: Crysis image quality
By therealnickdanger on 11/15/2007 9:04:15 AM , Rating: 2
+1

That was some delicious fanboy bait at first, but I'm glad IAX clarified.


RE: Crysis image quality
By DingieM on 11/15/2007 9:47:16 AM , Rating: 2
From the linked site:
quote:
I don't know what nVidia do to 169.04 but we can see the MAX FPS drops from 30 to 20FPS and the max frame is same as ATi 3870.


I assume nVidia bickered with its drivers again to get that highest possible MAX. FPS? Man nVidia is so dull. They pull this shit also with HQV tests.

Anyhow, the state of drivers for any "hyper"-modern device is flaky at best.

I did some benchmark and feature checking of the HD3870 on the internet, my conclusion is that it has a huge potential: for overclocking and speed (with new drivers), power consumption and heat dissipation (with non-stock coolers which aren't expensive anyways). So within a couple of months I think I get a HD3870. nVidia isn't any better on the whole package, only better on some games regarding FPS but I'm not seeking the best FPS card.


RE: Crysis image quality
By B166ER on 11/16/2007 12:44:36 AM , Rating: 2
I agree, the potential for the 3870/50 is high in my book, it has the horsepower but if it can only match performance with the 8800GT, then I can only hope image quality price or supplemental features can make or break a purchasing decision.


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