Originally Posted by jeffcmfrt
Plain and simple yes the 7900 GS is better because it supports shader models that the 6800 ultra does not support along with a few extras. That help in graphics with newer games which can make use of. So it is not about just benches either compairing the ultra and 7900 .I would sugjest the 512 MB 7900 GTX if you do get a M 1710. But I feel it is a smart move as I got a good price for my XPS Gen 2 when I upgraded to the M 1710.
example? they both support DX 9 w/ shader model 3.0. for shaders, what does the 7 series do the 6 series doesn't?