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You mean stocks being out @ newegg isn't enough info? Demand is out gunning supply by leaps in bounds right now. As "successful" as Kepler is, there are no cards to be found.
You want to know about supply and demand from nvidia? Look around the web. The answer is staring at you.

To be blunt: No, stocks being out at Newegg isn't enough info at all.
 
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What's the point in releasing a product to the public if you can't even get close to meeting demand? It makes nvidia look bad from a business standpoint.
What you rather have then? NVIDIA to NOT sell any GTX680... wait 2 months until they build up a stockpile and then release? How would consumer benefit? Please provide a reason.

NVIDIA not releasing the GTX680 makes NVIDIA look worse from a business standpoint. Absolutely and inarguably.
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It's this sort of mentality that makes me cringe. A hard launch is wonderful IF a manufacturer continues to churn out stocks. Going out of stock for a few days isn't a bad thing. A week? That's alright... but 2 weeks? A month?
Nvidia is batting 1000 on the technology front and about 50 on availability. For that reason, I consider Kepler a fundamental failure.

A hard launch is defined when products are available for consumer purchase. There are people running GTX680 today... so it is a hard launch.

Newegg stock has been selling out as they get them... They have not been completely out of stock for a month.

So was the 8800GT a failure as well? Those were not available in mass for 2 months after launch.
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You mean stocks being out @ newegg isn't enough info? Demand is out gunning supply by leaps in bounds right now. As "successful" as Kepler is, there are no cards to be found.
You want to know about supply and demand from nvidia? Look around the web. The answer is staring at you.
Lack of availability provides no information on supply and demand curves. It just means demand is greater than supply. This happens with many very successful product... especially in niche markets.
Edited by DuckieHo - 5/14/12 at 9:25am
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well i have bought a 680 that never came and now 670s that claim to be shipping tomorrow but who knows..... might just keep my 470s another year or so
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Are you running 4x GTX470? No? Ok.... how about just three? No... how about two? No? Are you even running 1 GTX670? No... well then...
NVIDIA's has been impressive in being able to release the GTX680, GTX690, and GTX670 in a relatively short-time frame. They got the hardware in production very quickly by all accounts. Their drivers for the newest GTX670 has just not been validated for 4-SLI just yet.... it just requires testing is what they are saying.



It does not matter what I am running. I am surely not going to buy one now lol.

I thought highend cards were suppose to have this feature standard.
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To be blunt: No, stocks being out at Newegg isn't enough info at all.

That's the most popular tech site for enthusiasts in America, and I guarantee they have priority shipping from their suppliers compared to many other companies out there. If they can't keep stocks up, no one can.

People just can't seem to reason when it comes to Kepler. Shopping through "click sniping" really leaves a bad taste in mine and many other people's mouths.
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It does not matter what I am running. I am surely not going to buy one now lol.
I thought highend cards were suppose to have this feature standard.

They will have it by the next driver release or the one after that... If you want quad 670s sooner I'm pretty sure NV offers (or if they don't they're bound to be floating around) some beta drivers, that aren't WHQL certified
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That's the most popular tech site for enthusiasts in America, and I guarantee they have priority shipping from their suppliers compared to many other companies out there. If they can't keep stocks up, no one can.
People just can't seem to reason when it comes to Kepler. Shopping through "click sniping" really leaves a bad taste in mine and many other people's mouths.

Newegg still gets stock, they just sell every card they get. This tells you absolutely nothing about how successful of a launch kepler is, you have no idea how the sales are. But that's besides the point.

Afaik stores like NCIX, etc have them in stock in the US. Fact is you can still get cards in the US. You might have to wait a few days more but still. And you have to remember that the US is not the end all be all of HW sales. the EU for example has twice the population of the US and from what I've seen, kepler is pretty well available here.
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It does not matter what I am running. I am surely not going to buy one now lol.
I thought highend cards were suppose to have this feature standard.

Again... if you were ever going to buy ONE... why are you disappointed? rolleyes.gif

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That's the most popular tech site for enthusiasts in America, and I guarantee they have priority shipping from their suppliers compared to many other companies out there. If they can't keep stocks up, no one can.
People just can't seem to reason when it comes to Kepler. Shopping through "click sniping" really leaves a bad taste in mine and many other people's mouths.
There are a few companies that get stock priority. The way the markets work is that you cannot give one company too much special treatment or else it will alienate others.

People just can't seem to reason when it comes to economics, business, finance, market realities, or standard industry practices.... rolleyes.gif


Again... go back to the 8800GT launch or 8800GTX launch. (I am familiar with them more than ATI/AMD-side because I was a contractor for EVGA then.)
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This is a non-issue...

 

Anyone who would attempt this, would be doing it with three 680's..  or 4.

 

 

 

(Perhaps 3k world wide use quad sli anyways.., really not news)

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if you can afford to waste money on something so stupid as 4 way sli then you can afford to buy 680s.... who cares

This. Why do they even bother?
 
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nah...multi display is overrated

who seriusly need more than 2 high res monitors ??? more are for the epeen
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