The NEXT LAST R600 Rumours & Speculation Thread

Discussion in 'Pre-release GPU Speculation' started by Geo, Mar 1, 2007.

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  1. Sound_Card

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    ok just watched it.

    looks even more impressive now. :wink:
     
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    Interesting...
     
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    That's only the positioning of sound, not quality.
     
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    I don't think Ruby has any sex appeal. Which should be the main thing of using a girl for the demo, right?
     
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    For what it's worth, the demo is running in real-time on an X2900 XT.
     
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    I think that russain female voice with the masculine undertone is what killed the sex appeal :wink:
     
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    Huh ?
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    I agree, the Russian voice sounds too masculine.
    I want the voice of a nice, curvaceous, air headed woman, like a Paris Hilton or Pamela Anderson. :D
     
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    It would have been funny if the sniper had fairy wings...
     
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    2% yield on 24-pipe R520s I think they reported wasn't it? :lol:
     
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    Whoa. He's alive! :wink:

    I think that demo stomps Adrienne pretty well. Tho I thought Ruby's head was a bit narrow and long in a few scenes.

    It's hard to argue that ATI doesn't put more effort into these things than NV does.

    Edit: Here, I'll be a little provocative. I'd estimate based on action, scenes, art assets, and length that the number of person hours directly involved in making "Whiteout" (directly involved --no hours from the driver team) were more than Froggy, Smoke, Cascades, and Adrienne combined. Agree/disagree?
     
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    And how long was it until the R520 was replaced. :wink:
     
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    Relevance to how far up their ass VR Zone's head has historically been regarding ATI yields?
     
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    Too bad they didn't use those hours getting R600 out the door sooner instead.
     
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    Dang, I was sorta expecting to see Jade poke her head out in the demo. Is there another demo, or is Jade still-born? :( Or was it just a rumor!.... hmm

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    Impressive as is though! :)
     
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    Think those are fungible resources do you? You must be right at home in "all the employees are just widgets" corporate-land.
     
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    the mountains look unimpressive and very out of place in the ruby demo.
     
  18. INKster

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    I'm certain that they are far more at will than me in that department. :wink:
    And ATI now has more resources/"widgets" than Nvidia, so, no excuses for them.

    BTW, i'm still holding out on my decision to purchase a 8800 GTS 640MB, just to see what the "cheaper" R600 (if there's any) has got to woo me away from Nvidia this time.
     
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    Every week I like my decision to buy an 8800 GTX the week it was released a bit better. YMMV. :smile:
     
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    Hey, is that a hint that the 8800 GTS will not be worth it soon ?
    Thanks... ;)
     
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