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Submission + - NVIDIA GTX 480 Benchmarked, Matches ATI HD 5870 (engadget.com)

suraj.sun writes: We're still not happy with NVIDIA's failure to publish anything on its site alerting users about the doom that may befall them ( http://www.engadget.com/2010/03/05/nvidia-pulls-196-75-driver-amid-reports-its-frying-graphics-car/ ) if they switched to the 196.75 drivers, but the company's making an effort to get back into our good books with the first official video of its forthcoming GeForce GTX 480 and even a benchmark run against ATI's flagship single-GPU card, the HD 5870.

NVIDIA's benchmarking stressed the GTX 480's superior tesselation performance over the HD 5870, but it was level pegging between the two cards during the more conventional moments.

As ever, wait for the real benchmarks (i.e. games) before deciding who wins, but we're slightly disappointed that NVIDIA's latest and greatest didn't just blow ATI's six-month old right out of the water.

Engadget : http://www.engadget.com/2010/03/06/nvidia-gtx-480-makes-benchmarking-debut-matches-ati-hd-5870-per/

Nvidia video @ Youtube : http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vpdPSZB8A8E

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NVIDIA GTX 480 Benchmarked, Matches ATI HD 5870

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