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Comparing GeForce 5950 Ultra with ATI Radeon 9800 XT

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Anonymous
May 27, 2004 1:08:44 AM

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Could anyone tell me why ATI Radeon 9800 XT R360 is better than GeForce FX
5950 Ultra?

Thank You Very Much In Advance
Anonymous
May 27, 2004 6:18:32 AM

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"Simon Dexter" <SimonDex@yahoo.com> wrote in message news:<wH7tc.12447$be.11484@newsread2.news.pas.earthlink.net>...
> Could anyone tell me why ATI Radeon 9800 XT R360 is better than GeForce FX
> 5950 Ultra?
>
> Thank You Very Much In Advance

Why? Better?

Well depends... in Pixelshader actions the R3x0 series of ati are
faster due to.. some hardware based choices of nvidia. In OpenGL
though nvidia wins....

There is no better here...you talk about two different GPU's ... with
very different workings...

And in directx games the 9800XT is generally known to be faster
The poor FX series also has the problem that in many games it uses
it's own codepath wich is not fully PS2.0 but PS1.1 due to that the FX
series is very slow with PS2.0

Yup sad..but...well nvidia just made a marketing mistake! They thought
4x2 would be good enough...then ati came on the market with..a pure
8x1 solution!
Anonymous
May 28, 2004 2:41:38 AM

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On 27 May 2004 02:18:32 -0700, superxml@yahoo.com (Dark Avenger)
wrote:

>"Simon Dexter" <SimonDex@yahoo.com> wrote in message news:<wH7tc.12447$be.11484@newsread2.news.pas.earthlink.net>...
>> Could anyone tell me why ATI Radeon 9800 XT R360 is better than GeForce FX
>> 5950 Ultra?
>>
>> Thank You Very Much In Advance
>
>Why? Better?
>
>Well depends... in Pixelshader actions the R3x0 series of ati are
>faster due to.. some hardware based choices of nvidia. In OpenGL
>though nvidia wins....
>
>There is no better here...you talk about two different GPU's ... with
>very different workings...
>
>And in directx games the 9800XT is generally known to be faster
>The poor FX series also has the problem that in many games it uses
>it's own codepath wich is not fully PS2.0 but PS1.1 due to that the FX
>series is very slow with PS2.0
>
>Yup sad..but...well nvidia just made a marketing mistake! They thought
>4x2 would be good enough...then ati came on the market with..a pure
>8x1 solution!


But important thing to remeber, don't BUY either of these unless they
are under $250, as the new cards are 50~120% faster in the same price
range ($375~500).


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