Looking Past the Present

Posted on Wednesday, April 19 2006 @ 9:00 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
Undoubtedly, gamers are the primary market for 3D graphics consumer cards. As with any other product, the faster the performance, the higher the price you must pay. Look at high end graphics cards such as ATI's Radeon X1900XTX and NVIDIA's GeForce 7900GTX - these cards are selling at about USD 450 to 600. Having finished the reviews of both cards, we find ourselves asking the question: how will these cards cope with newer games. NVIDIA seems more than happy to 'fix' everything with a driver update (Battlefield 2, Oblivion, Tomb Raider: Legend), much to the anguish of users. Users with ATI cards is somewhat better off - new games usually work right of the bat without any major (graphical) issues..

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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