Thats a pretty good setup for that price. They start at 3k in the US, which is the main problem with them.
If I were you I would have only bought 1 8700 and then just waited for the upgraded cards to come out
AFAIK, 3dmark is run at around 1280x1024 resolution. That is useless for us, we need 1920x1200. Moreover, the latest 3dmark puts way too much emphasis on CPU speed, which is usually not a bottleneck when gaming at high resolutions.
Originally Posted by nissanztt90
They were both 110nm. 6800m and 6800u mobile were 130nm. Not sure of the desktop variants.
G70's are 110nm, G71 is 90nm. G70 is 78xx,...
Originally Posted by SolApathy
Ok what is the best available DX10 mobile hardware if it isn't the 8700m?
Who cares about dx10 if you cant even play games at native resolution?
And ya, to get the...