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Posted by Hilbert Hagedoorn on June 13, 2007 - 3:00 PM

According to the company's partners, Nvidia plans to launch a cheap version of its GeForce 8-series graphics card, the GeForce 8400, on June 19. The card will be available in two versions, one with 256-Mbytes of frame buffer memory, and the other with 128-Mbytes. The memory interface will also be cut down as well, to just a 64-bit memory channel.

The hook, however, will be the price: less than $100, which will bring a cheap form of DirectX 10 compatibility to the masses, the partners said.

While the exact price was not available, the two models will probably be priced at $79.99 on the high end. Reports have indicated that the cheaper card will be sold for about $50; however, Nvidia's partners did not confirm that information. Nvidia's GeForce 8500XT with 256 Mbytes of frame buffer RAM is priced at $99, although one company, XFX, is offering a $10 rebate on Amazon, which has pushed the price down to $89.

Features of the card were not available, although sources said their information indicated that the cards would be clocked at 450 MHz with a 400-MHz memory clock.
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thats a good and cheap way of jumping into dx10. If I didnt have a 8800 and was low on money id definately go for one of these.
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That was posted tomorrow... >.>

Currently June 12th 2:34 PM EST
That says it was posted June 13th 3:00 PM
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thats a good and cheap way of jumping into dx10. If I didnt have a 8800 and was low on money id definately go for one of these.
And get 5 fps in DX9 and 1 fps in DX10.
     
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That was posted tomorrow... >.>

Currently June 12th 2:34 PM EST
That says it was posted June 13th 3:00 PM
Whats the problem , You never read news from the future ?


(hahha)
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A 8500 and 8600 is way better of coarse!! might cost more but its worth it.Atleast you can play some of the latest games.
 
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I can't really imagine being able to play Crysis at max settings with this card...or at all for that matter lol.

Yeah its DX10 compatible but its the same price as a 6600GT? Something's wrong...

Oh well I have a 8800GTX

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