Originally Posted by Kuberr
Definitely wait. The 2800XTX has better specs than the 8800 and even the 8900 line from nVidia. It offers 128 pixel shaders, the same as the 8900GTX, a 512mbit memory interface, and 1GB of GDDR4 RAM. Plus, it has better clocks. It should blow nVidia right outta the water.
What are you talking about? The R600 has 64 Unified shaders, but it can do 128 shader operations per cycle. As for that stuff about the 8900 GTX, nothing has even been released about it, so I don't know where you're getting that from. Some proof would be nice.
It's gonna be such a beast. 1GB of GDDR4 with a 153.6 GB/s memory bandwidth.
A full 512-bit Ring Bus for the memory.
God I love ATI/AMD's architecture choices.
I think recently it was rumored that the first versions of the R600 beat the 8800 GTX by 5% or so and it was clocked slower too. Not sure of the reliability of that, but it certainly gives you a head up of the R600's power.