Published on 11th November 2005 by
Originally Posted by ATINFSfanOk im a Need for Speed fan
and also and ATI fan boy..
Right now i own an Sapphire ATI 9800 pro 256mb
Need for speed most wanted is coming out (there is an demo now) www.needforspeed.com
Was wondering if u can get the cards running up to the demo and see how they do...since the game is really into shadows and car detail/ envirnment detail....I have it running on my 9800 but the smoke and shadows seem blocky...but the world detail and car deatil is good...the frame rate looks decent, but i was finding my self a bit mad that it wasnt flowwing very very welll.....
So if it woundnt be much trouble if u can test the 1800xt 512mb and the 2 GTX's for this demo?
I am in the market for an ATI card, (i vowed not to buy a NVIDIA card) and ATI fanboy thing i guess.....
Also need advise on either buying this x1800xt 512mb or wait till spring for the R580 to come out...becuase im looking for more pipelines, becuase for some reason i feel if i buy this x1800xt 512mb card will will regret when R580 comes out:>
And moneys not a vertue...
Originally Posted by ATINFSfanI am totally unepressed with ATI and what they are doing with their products. Not only did they delease the x1800xt which beats the GTX by a small margin, but now NVIDIA came out with the 7800 GTX 512MB and guess wat, ATI fans like me, We got pwned, and so did ATI :( im crying my gutts out on how ATI was such a great, serious company about graphics and design and now look, a company that just came out of no where took away all ATI had to offer, might as well go bankrupt..... Ok now i am deffinitly not buying the x1800xt lol, not even worth buying lol....might as well wait for the R580 to release, and if thats any good then ill be happy...but if not then im swithcing to NVIDIA and what they have to offer....
So ATI you are lucky to still have me as an costemer of ur products, but its really hard to look how you've been beaten to easyly....
Originally Posted by aon`aTv.gsus666Would you still say it's overpriced if it was like 430£ inc bigz?
Originally Posted by aon`aTv.gsus666
2nd: nVidia came out of nowhere?! WtF?! I mean... ehrm... nVidia has been in the market for top performance cards way before ATI launched their 9700. :|
Originally Posted by Hamishdoes anyone know if ati have changed the mounting holes for the x1800's?
wanna know if my waterblock will still fit, im thinking probalby not but i can hope :p
Originally Posted by aon`aTv.gsus666Fibbles? What did you pay for them back in the days? ;)
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