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Old July 29, 2010, 01:37 PM
Join Date: Nov 2009
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Good that you got an ultra!

If your default resolution is 1920x1200 or higher and you play games with AA enabled, the gts 250 is a downgrade, especially if they try to shove the 512mb version at you. Also, if you're SLIing, 2x gts 250 1gb is a massive downgrade compared to 2x 8800 ultra, irrespective of resolution/AA (SLI efficiency of gts 250 is lower).

For links/benchmarks, you can see my post here: Disappointing XFX RMA experience (and there are some more links, benchmarks in the OP of that thread; for example in fallout 3 at 1920x1200 8AA 15AF very high quality, a single 8800 ultra performs 17.8% better than a single GTS 250 1GB; In SLI mode the performance difference is 25% in favor of 2x ultras).
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Old July 29, 2010, 02:08 PM
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: mtl
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Originally Posted by zoob View Post
I wonder if they just baked it LOL :)
was thinking the same

id get a 250 over an ultra just for the power figures.
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