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    Where's all the 8800GTX reviews?

    Well, it has been launched.. usually we see reviews flooding in the minute NDA goes off.. but I cant seem to find any..

    Hexus editors taking their time?
    Me want Ultrabook


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    geez.. the AF advantage of the new 8800 is just silly... and I thought ATI's HQ-AF was sharp enough..
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    Yeah they do sound really rather good... I might well go for it if my pc case can actually fit one in.
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    These cards just put the X1950XTX to complete shame..

    I'm more interested in the GTS as it seems to have plenty of headroom, both on the core and the memory..

    16xAA + HDR + 8800 AF in Oblivion can only be heaven I tell you... LIES!! I'm not listening.. This is too good to be true...
    Me want Ultrabook


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    16xAA + HDR + 8800 AF in Oblivion can only be heaven I tell you... LIES!! I'm not listening.. This is too good to be true...
    indeed it is, what a sight that might be, I thought it looks good on my new-ish rig, but bloody hell...

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    Thanks fo0r the link, very intresting, methinks i will be getting one.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sawyen View Post
    These cards just put the X1950XTX to complete shame..

    I'm more interested in the GTS as it seems to have plenty of headroom, both on the core and the memory..

    16xAA + HDR + 8800 AF in Oblivion can only be heaven I tell you... LIES!! I'm not listening.. This is too good to be true...
    I'm with you. I don't want to believe it. People were saying they will wait for the 2nd gen of DX10 cards, I don't see the point now. To be honest the cards are not that power hungry, they offer significant improvements in todays games and they aren't priced through the roof for the GTS.
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    Quote Originally Posted by sawyen View Post
    16xAA + HDR + 8800 AF in Oblivion can only be heaven I tell you... LIES!! I'm not listening.. This is too good to be true...
    Depends if you like slideshows - even the uber cards can't do oblivion at that kind of quality with much smoothness

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    Yea I posted in the gfx section, but where are all the reviews All the best places have yet to post theirs (Hexus, TechReport and Anandtech). Is there a different NDA that we are not aware of ?


    Also am I the only one that finds navigating the Hexus forums a massivly difficult task?

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    i'm so tempted by these, i dont need one, i dont need one, i dont need one!

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    Noxis is it pretty confusing since they changed it a while back, must be nearly a year ago now but i have kind of got used to it, it used to be a lot better than it is now. It was simple and easy before, now they have stupid names for forums with more stupid names in sub forums. but like i said i am used to it now and not too bothered by it.

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    I thought they recalled them all? maybe why there isnt many reviews?

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    Is anybody else finding that the review is no longer there?
    "I've heard there is a common problem with this item from forums" - If you read some forums they believe Elvis was abducted by aliens, doesn't mean it's true.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Madafwo View Post
    Is anybody else finding that the review is no longer there?
    Ohhh spooky it's gone blank!

    From their forums:

    "THIS EVALUATION HAS BEEN PULLED TILL 1PM CST." That's minus six hours GMT so 7pm our time.
    Last edited by dangel; 08-11-2006 at 06:34 PM.
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    Here's one for the GTS:

    http://www.tweaktown.com/articles/97...x10/index.html

    I guess the 7pm thing was the real NDA expiry.. get 'em whilst u can..
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