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    News - NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 295 makes an early appearance

    NVIDIA is expected to reclaim the single-board performance crown at next month's CES, and here's the card that'll do it.
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    Re: News - NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 295 makes an early appearance

    Ugh, another dual pcb slot card. Hate it

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    Re: News - NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 295 makes an early appearance

    Hardly single board if its 2 with internal SLI

    It's 4.98*

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    Re: News - NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 295 makes an early appearance

    love or hate the design it's highly likely it'll blow your tits off!

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    Re: News - NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 295 makes an early appearance

    Or melt your PC..
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    Re: News - NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 295 makes an early appearance

    But it'll still suck at Crysis....

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    Re: News - NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 295 makes an early appearance

    Hmm. So what will you be able to do with this card that you can't with a 4870 X2? Apart from swap it for a slightly newer second-hand car?

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    Re: News - NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 295 makes an early appearance

    Damn them with there 8 pin power connectors , Got a 700 watt Seasonic PSU which could easy handle it but only has 4x 6 pin connections
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    Re: News - NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 295 makes an early appearance

    290 watts.

    For comparison, the hottest Intel CPU ever, the Irwindale Xeons (Prescott-based) were 130W

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    Re: News - NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 295 makes an early appearance

    Nehalem is 130w too.
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    Re: News - NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 295 makes an early appearance

    u guys think his gtx295 will out-trump the 4870x2

    the 4870X2 has 1600 cores whilst the gtx295 only has 480...

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    Re: News - NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 295 makes an early appearance

    Quote Originally Posted by r_j_k_p View Post
    u guys think his gtx295 will out-trump the 4870x2

    the 4870X2 has 1600 cores whilst the gtx295 only has 480...
    yes...

    but in the same vein, a 4870 has 800 whereas a GTX280 has 240.... and now which trumps which?

    it's irrelevant to just refer to shaders, it is the whole architecture.
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    Re: News - NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 295 makes an early appearance

    Other than gaining the top dawg crown back...er...is there any use for this at this moment in time?

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    Re: News - NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 295 makes an early appearance

    Quote Originally Posted by r_j_k_p View Post
    u guys think his gtx295 will out-trump the 4870x2

    the 4870X2 has 1600 cores whilst the gtx295 only has 480...
    Alternatively the 4870x2 has 1600 cores while the gtx295 has 2400. You've got to compare like for like

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    Re: News - NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 295 makes an early appearance

    Quote Originally Posted by sleepyhead View Post
    Other than gaining the top dawg crown back...er...is there any use for this at this moment in time?
    Nope, not at all. In fact, i'm still not convinced by dual GPU solutions in their current form. When and if we see a dual-core GPU, with internal SLI (effectively) that doesn't require driver support to make games scale I think i'll be more convinced. Right now i've got nothing which doesn't run liquid smooth on my 280 at 1600x1200.
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    Re: News - NVIDIA's GeForce GTX 295 makes an early appearance

    Quote Originally Posted by r_j_k_p View Post
    u guys think his gtx295 will out-trump the 4870x2

    the 4870X2 has 1600 cores whilst the gtx295 only has 480...
    AMD and NVIDIA count their shaders differently or cores I think.

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