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post #11 of 18
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i dont know why people spends insane amounts of money on these cards when their performance in dx10 programs is decent at best. people should wait a bit until better dx10 cards come out before they spend $600+ on a card.
Because they're also the fastest DX9 cards, that's why mine came before the start of 2007. Waiting game never works for me, I just get whatever's best at the time. Oh well, was a Christmas gift anyway.
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Yeah and soon we'll even be able to buy a motherboard that will handle four of them so that we can get playable framerates in DX10. Man, Nvidia needs to get working on QuadSLI so that they can catch up.
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So I posted on NCIX.com asking if they had any ideas on what was going on and this is what I got

"Carefully dancing around any legal obligations.

Certain future products may only be sold integrated into systems only, and not as individual boards. We are trying to figure out out the best approach to this. "

Sounds like NCIX has something to say but they just can't say it yet.

Could be wrong though.
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makes since limit it to system intergrators so that it can only run on certian hardware that AMD can control lol
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post #15 of 18
Nice.

Based on the premium maingear charges, we might see prices of around $525 - $550 when the cards hit the market. (upgrade from 2900XT 512MB DDR3 to the 2900XT 1024MB DDR4 is $110.)

Also, to JoBlo: just 'replacing' the DDR3 on an 8800GTX won't work. You might have the microcircuitry skills, but you still have the memory controller and the whole thing.
    
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This is the E-mail I got from Extreme PC...do I trust....haven't decided yet

"Hi

It's very simple. We have been very close with ATI for years. We make QUALITY systems that keep people happy and we stand behind our hardware even when it fails and its out of warranty. We make the Ferrari of a computer and we support our customer fan base. Extreme PC managment rents out entire hotels and do massive lans and have fun with everyone that comes on the weekends. Other companies get profits and they don't give anything back to the community. We're not like that - we are a GAMER's company. That's the reason why we landed this exclusive with ATI. Also we did not brake any NDAs. We have a clear go ahead from AMD and so does http://www.maingear.com/ in the USA. You can check their confiruators as they are already preloaded with stock 750Mhz Core 1gb DDR4 units. We are the ONLY company with HIGH R600 clocks in the world. If you want this product, we're the only game around - especially in Canada

Hope that clears things up for you. Feel free to post this on your forums for others to see. We're here for you guys.

Extreme PC Team - Hardware Division
www.extreme-pc.ca


P.S. Yes we'll have stock on the 14th.
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post #17 of 18
Bet the chip yields were too low to retail the cards by themselves, so every one had to be earmarked for system vendors. Can't wait to see what ATi does with the 2950's
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if this beats the 8800 ultra, i will buy one
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