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    HEXUS.reviews :: NVIDIA GeForce 8800 GTX

    Someone asked me in the run up to launch, "is this the most exciting graphics chip of all time?" It didn't take long for me to answer yes, and I still say that today despite knowing (well, I think so at least!) a goodly chunk about what ATI have coming. It's a shift for the company that marks the end of four years and nearly half-a-billion dollars of engineering effort, research and development, and the end result is by far and away the fastest and best-looking graphics board ever driven in a home PC.
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    can i just say wow, look at those game fps' they are awesome, the fact you can run everything at full with all your aa and stuff and still get over 100fps on a single card is mind bogling!

    Just imagine SLI -- OMG!! NVidia again leading the way

    I just wish i could have one of em with some quad core action

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    Looks amazing.. and i assume it'll be even better when Vista finally comes out

    Just imagine.. a Core 2 Quad, 4 gigs (or more ) RAM and a couple of 8950XXX's in SLi (i'm guessing they'll bring out improvements) XD

    Out of interest - how does the G80 compare with say, the xbox360 GPU?
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    Icing on the hardware cake of 2006.

    Dual core goes massive,
    AMD joins ATi,
    Quad core announced/released,
    Silly fast graphics card with almost 700 million transistors

    WOW

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    drools.... now i know what i want for xmas

    and now we just await the ATI riposte...

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    Quote Originally Posted by Whiternoise View Post
    Looks amazing.. and i assume it'll be even better when Vista finally comes out

    Just imagine.. a Core 2 Quad, 4 gigs (or more ) RAM and a couple of 8950XXX's in SLi (i'm guessing they'll bring out improvements) XD

    Out of interest - how does the G80 compare with say, the xbox360 GPU?
    According to the PC format , X-box 360 's graphic card only support direct x 9.0c.
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    Now that is simply awesome.

    Bit of a strange time to post up a review and I noticed the site slowed down a bit once it was up!

    Excellent review, well done guys. Now, how to get the money together to get me one of those!

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    Quote Originally Posted by HyeongSeong View Post
    According to the PC format , X-box 360 's graphic card only support direct x 9.0c.
    Xenos is more than a D3D9-class graphics architecture, by some distance.
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    But does this mean that PC is coming back on top? (not counting PS3)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Whiternoise View Post
    But does this mean that PC is coming back on top? (not counting PS3)
    What do you mean not counting PS3? This monster creams the graphics in the PS3 (or any other console).
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    Aye - PC has always been on top. PS3's GPU is nowhere near as powerful as G80.
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    "You won't find anywhere else with as in-depth G80 launch coverage as here at HEXUS"

    That's a bold statement. Firing squad have done a much better job imho.
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    Great review from my perspective. Very informative with the right level of complexity.

    As for the G80 cards....what mroe can you say. Simply fantastic. Gonna pick me up a 8800GTS as the 8800GTX has too much of a price premium. Gotta get my Delll 2007WFP as well...no point splashing out on the 8800GTX just to run it on a 17" CRT! LOL!

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    I have had mine for nearly two days and its still in the box, hopefully check it tommorrow.

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    good card when running with dx9. donno how it good it does with dx10 on vista?!

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    Quote Originally Posted by madmobile View Post
    good card when running with dx9. donno how it good it does with dx10 on vista?!
    Nobody does, and as a Vista user and 8800GTX owner I'm not very happy about the situation at all

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