Benchmarks: F.E.A.R, Lost Planet
F.E.A.R places the Radeon HD 2900XT and the GeForce 8800 GTX pretty much neck and neck. The Radeon HD 2900XT was the fastest of the two, winning by just 2fps. The GeForce 8800 GTX on the other hand was 17fps faster than the Radeon HD 2900XT. When looking at the price vs. performance ratio in F.E.A.R, the Radeon HD 2900XT is nothing special.
The new Radeon HD 2900XT does remarkably well in the Lost Planet Demo, rendering an average of 37fps at 1920x1200, making it 10fps faster than the GeForce 8800 GTS (640MB) graphics card. Furthermore the Radeon HD 2900XT is just 3fps slower than the GeForce 8800 GTX, which puts it in a very nice place!