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600MHz/2000MHz memory


The Geforce 9800 GX2 has finally got its final specification. It has two G92 chips clocked at 600MHz and both of them have 128 Shader units clocked at 1,500MHz.
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A little more than the $450 we heard earlier, but not too bad nonetheless (I was expecting $700-$800, tbh). Good find! Seems somebody other than me actually cares about this card!

Considering, though, that this is more than twice the price of the GTS (its lowest price, at least), if you're transitioning from an SLI config of the 8800GTS 512, this seems to make little sense (unless you're getting two of these, for pure insanity).
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post #3 of 22
holy crap, high price. Guess ill stick with my cards for now.

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post #4 of 22
says FUDZILLA
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Well we could be looking at around $700+ for overclocked models, which i may consider doing this time around.
 
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post #6 of 22
So looking at this does nayone think they can draw any ideas with regards to the price of the 9800GTX.
The only reason I can think it would be cheaper because its only got 1 core.
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So looking at this does nayone think they can draw any ideas with regards to the price of the 9800GTX.
The only reason I can think it would be cheaper because its only got 1 core.
It will be far cheaper than the GX2, from what i have been seeing it's likely to be priced cheaper than the 8800GTX release price.
 
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post #8 of 22
That sounds promising.
It will be so much more expensive in the UK than in the US =(
I think ill be ordering in from the US =P
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post #9 of 22
Well, I can't imagine it will be less than half of the price of the GX2 ($300). Similarly, from what I read here http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/ar...p/t-12717.html, the 7950GX2 was only 15% more than the 7900GTX when it was released, so I can't imagine the difference will be noticeably less than that. So surely, we're looking at a price of somewhere between $300-$500 for the GTX (let's draw it halfway and say $400). That way it will be able to at least compete with the ATIx2, as long as it's not a POS.
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post #10 of 22
Lets hope it's not but im not getting my hope high since it's using the same G92 core.
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