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[NVIDIA] NVIDIA Reveals One of the Largest Generational Performance Leaps in Company

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SANTA CLARA, CA—FEBRUARY 21, 2008—NVIDIA® Corporation, the world leader in visual computing technologies, has unveiled the first graphics processing unit (GPU) of its next-generation GeForce® 9 Series that may offer the largest single-generation performance jump in the Company’s history. Introduced today, the NVIDIA GeForce 9600 GT GPU delivers up to 116%[i] more performance than its predecessor at a price below $199.
“After going to all the GeForce LANs and seeing the rigs that gamers play on, we wanted to kick off the GeForce 9 with the perfect GPU for gamers,†said Ujesh Desai, general manager of GeForce desktop GPUs at NVIDIA. “The first product to be introduced in the GeForce 9 family gives gamers the horsepower to play cutting-edge DirectX 10 games at a price they will love and can afford.â€
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116%? Compared to what other GPU :S
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Well, when you set the bar low with the 8600's, its easy to beat.
    
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116%? Compared to what other GPU :S
8600GT?
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there 8600gt what i just bought
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If the source wasnt from nvidia, it might have some merit
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So, can I get my money back nVidia? >_>" The 8 series stinks for DX10.
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So, can I get my money back nVidia? >_>" The 8 series stinks for DX10.
Does it? My bros 640 GTS works fine on DX10 games.

You mean they can't run Crysis on max settings. that hardly makes them suck
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Does it? My bros 640 GTS works fine on DX10 games.

You mean they can't run Crysis on max settings. that hardly makes them suck
Don't even talk about Crysis, lol.

Well, my GTS can run DX10, but it's not smooth gameplay for me. Oh well. It's just my opinion from experience.
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116% over the Ultra maybe?
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