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[TweakTown]NVIDIA culls GeForce GTX 1060 3GB, will arrive as GTX 1050 in December

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We have had an industry insider tell us that NVIDIA has decided against releasing the 3GB variant of the GeForce GTX 1060, and instead it is all steam ahead with the standard 6GB variant.

Our source added that NVIDIA will instead release the GeForce GTX 1050 in December with 3GB of RAM, which makes much more sense.
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Makes no sense if it is more expensive though. What do they not understand about value.
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nGreedia and value? That doesn't go together.
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Originally Posted by maarten12100 View Post

Makes no sense if it is more expensive though. What do they not understand about value.

Nvidia is attempting to become the "premium" brand. You do not do this by offering the best value but by offering the best performance. GDDR5 is cheap and 3GB of VRAM, even in something as slow as a 1060, is too low. AMD's 480 has 8GB even if you buy the 4GB one. wink.gif

Hmm, maybe no one could get 0.5GB chips and Nvidia didn't want to use the BIOS lockout method AMD did?
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Nvidia is attempting to become the "premium" brand.
attempting ? you gotta be kidding

they have been the "premium brand" for years now



December is pretty late though

if they need to wait for December to stock up on tiny 1050s then what are the chances they're gonna have Titan P ready in August-September rolleyes.gif
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In December? When is the 470 and 460 coming?
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Still faster than RX480. Kidding kidding.
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December? Ouch.
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Still faster than RX480. Kidding kidding.

You say that jokingly, but I guarantee you that there are people on this forum who already believe it.

Also the 470 and 460 are rumored to be released in next month(August).
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December? *facepalm

Who is gonna complete with RX470?
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