Published on 26th April 2006 by
Originally Posted by Reaper_UnrealVery nice review, nice to see some widescreen gaming thrown in the mix. I'm quite surprised at how well Oblivion runs at 1920x1200 with these cards, it seems like they're definately worth the money.
Also, I noticed you switched tracks in NFSMW to my favourite track. Mind you 4min is still slow :D
It's also interesting that you should note that a higher fps makes faster cars more playable, it would seem that it would be better to sacrifice detail for speed in that case.
Originally Posted by Highland3rAny chance you can stick the cards in SLI and re-run some of the tests biggles?
For the money, these cards are damn hard to beat :D
Originally Posted by DarkReaperHow does overclocking or replacing the stock cooler affect the BFG warranty?
Originally Posted by bigzWhoops, forgot about Ebuyer when writing the article - they're definitely worth considering. Thanks for the feedback! ;)
Originally Posted by FirehedThe one I'm looking at is $320 for a 500MHz/1500MHz eVGA card... I was merely hoping to up the resolution and have it playable. Wow. I must ask, where the f*** is the AF setting in Oblivion? Do you just set it in the driver CP or is one of the options in there translating to that under a different name?
Much thanks for actually doing the high-res WS tests though. I personally think it's a bit funny that you can play Oblivion at 1920x1200 but apparently not 1600x1200 on the ol' tube (seeing that the resolution tends to make aliasing less noticible), but whatever. I was really looking for confirmation that I'd be able to play at 1920 with some level of detail, and this is just what I needed. Bit r teh
I suppose watercooling any brand card voids the warrantee, but what can I do...
Originally Posted by yahooadamBTW
Any chance bit tech can do a SLI roundup kinda thing, like SLI 7300 - 7900 (with single card comparisons)
There are alot of people around that say 2x 6800GT < 7800GT and so on, i would be interested to see if its true
(the general rumour seems to be 1x new card performs better then 2 of the previous ones)
I would ask for crossfire benchies, but as far as ive herd so far crossfire doesnt improve, or worsens framerates and such
Originally Posted by bigzYou can change coolers with Club 3D without voiding the warranty, but (AFAIK) you can't buy them in the USA.
Originally Posted by Darth SpoonmanDoesn't eVGA allow you to do this aswell? I heard a while ago that they did so.
Originally Posted by FirehedThis review was probably the deciding factor for me though... I just wish you guys had a newegg affiliate link or something that I could buy through.
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