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Old December 23, 2008, 09:53 PM
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Well, I promised you that this would be up before Christmas...boy was it close.

Anyways, this article is all about mainstream GPU performance in the same games as were tested in the first article.

Here you go: The Games of Christmas '08: GPU Performance Part II

Please use this thread for all your questions and comments.
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Old December 23, 2008, 10:01 PM
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Nice review. You don't get to see the lower end of the GPU's in a lot of benchmarks too often.


I wonder who does all the graphics arts because they are pretty good!
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Old December 23, 2008, 10:02 PM
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I wonder who does all the graphics arts because they are pretty good!
Which graphics? You mean the beaver? That is one of our programmers.
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Old December 23, 2008, 11:58 PM
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I just wish my 8800GT was $100 when I bought it lol. Oh well it still kicks ass @ WSXGA+ and I am very happy with it. Definitely great of you to bench the lower priced cards like this. As said you you usually just see this kind of shootout between the high-end cards. I would have thought a 4850 is closer to a 8800/9800 GT but seems the 4830 is pretty much right on the money.
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Thanks SKYMTL. Thorough review as usual.
I really like that $/FPS bar.
Oh my, I feel better now with my "old" 8800GT on a 19" TFT.
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Old December 24, 2008, 05:39 AM
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Thanks for the compliments guys. More articles will be coming up in the New Year.
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Gonna read it when I reach work, all I can say is there has been enough articles in this year, and all of them were fantastic!!.. Kudos to SKY and his team.

Oh btw, beaver holding a joystick.. funny :P
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Another fine and unique review.

Now I have all the information I need to get my dad a little post Christmas treat so that he can enjoy the latest games on his 20inch monitor
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As usual, good job SKY. I really want your job, it sure beats putting parts on a minivan, lol.
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