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Originally Posted by CardJoeI do all my modern gaming at work with the best hardware, so at home I enjoy playing the really old games and classics which I mouth off about at every chance. A 7900 is more than enough to cope with what I play at home and, as long as it can handle Vampire The Masquerade: Bloodlines, then I'm happy.
Originally Posted by FlibblebotI think the problem is that we've reached a plateau in terms of how much processing power we actually need - yes, processors are getting faster, but we don't actually have many applications (specialist applications and cutting-edge games like Crysis excepted) that need that much power.
It's long been said that more than 90% of Word users use less than 10% of the functionality of Word. I think we've reached that stage with modern systems. Too much power and not enough to use it on.
Originally Posted by wuyanxusuperb read on this article.
i totally agree that the market is filled with useless marketing hype, that makes people buy need-less hardware that is way too powerful for what they need.
i mean, who on earth would need 2 graphics cards? apart from Crysis, there is NO game a single 8800GTX or 8800GTS G92 cannot max at a reasonable resolution (24inch or 26inch is the maximum reasonable res) those people buy 2 graphics cards are just the rich ones caught up by the marketing hype.
Originally Posted by Tim SI believe that a lot of the price premium in the Quadro is for the certification process. :)
Originally Posted by Mankz.Quote:Originally Posted by Tim SI believe that a lot of the price premium in the Quadro is for the certification process. :)
I thought it was to do with CAD optimized software :|
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