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R600 will have more transistors than G80

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Amazing..I cant wait for this GPU.

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R600 IS SCHEDULED for debut in January and details of the upcoming graphics chip are slowly slipping out of the company.
The 500+ GFLOPS-producing monster chip is manufactured on a 80nm manufacturing process, which allows the chip maker to squeeze more transistors on the silicon.
More here:http://www.theinquirer.net/default.aspx?article=35995
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Wow...Well, I went all out with my current rig, therefore, I probably won't be upgrading any time soon..but both sure look nice
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With your G-card they will be fine for the rest of the DX9 games im sure.
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damn i need it i dont want it I NEED IT
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Oh yes...I can play anything, Maybe I could sell these and put money toward the new stuff...
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Yeah, even though the die is physically smaller by about 1.5cm on each side, the 80nm process gives them more space for transistors.
    
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i cant wait, ive been waiting for vista to comeout before i buy a new graphics card and ive allways gone nvidia but this may be my first card thats not nvidia
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Originally Posted by BrinNutz View Post
Oh yes...I can play anything, Maybe I could sell these and put money toward the new stuff...
If you do ..Do it now while there still worth something.
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More transistors doesn't always mean more performance...

Meh. We'll see how it goes.
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I will be upgrading to R600 when it comes out, so I hope it's performance will be very good.
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