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Thats an improvement to the memory controller atleast :

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IT TURNS out that many of the recent rumours about NNvidia's upcoming G80 chip were true. This includes many things such as 1.35GHz scalable clock for 128 shader units, and a 384-bit memory controller.
Nvidia still refuses to talk about the actual number of pipelines on the chip but we have a clue that we are talking about hell of a fast card. The samples should be ready for week 43, while the actually launch takes a place in week 45, probably on the 8th of November.

The names are true too. Nvidia didn't want to take any risks, it simply took Geforce 8800 GTX for its flagship product and re-intruduces the Giga Texture Sshader term, GTS for its second fastest product.

It will be the fastest card 'til Yule, for sure, but we will try to gather more actual data on the product as we really want to know how many pixels it can render each clock.
http://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=34993
post #2 of 22
I'll just wait for the 8900GT, and then cry when they introduce the 8950GT a day later. At a price lower than what I paid for the 8900GT.
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I'll just wait for the 8900GT, and then cry when they introduce the 8950GT a day later. At a price lower than what I paid for the 8900GT.
Unfortunately thats how it works at times however the card above the 8900 I dont think will offer HUGE difference
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Im not buying anything until theres a card that performs better than my X1900XT while using less power.
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aiya. I'm not gonna upgrade until my games run slowly >_< because I know something better will come out mere months after I get something good, but it's still fun to see how fast these things are, not to mention my wallet does not need to be purged every few weeks
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I dunno how much longer i can wait until another graphics card.
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I dunno how much longer i can wait until another graphics card.
Yea same! Maybe I will pick up a Wii to last me into Q2 next year
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Whats the price tag on these?
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I'm not gonna upgrade until my games run slowly
Thats generally what i do. Ill be getting a X1900XT most likely soon
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will my family have to sell there house to buy it?
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