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2008 didn't have any love for the green beast until now as Nvidia's upcoming dual-PCB, dual-GPU series 9 card, the GeForce 9800 GX2 has been pushed back a couple of weeks from February to March 11th. But, if the Rumorville citizens are right then even that date would mean premature birth for the 9800 GX2 due to driver issues.

As a result of the problems the GeForce 9800 GX2 is expected to face a new delay which will see it be officially introduced on March 18. The card is still expected to be backstage at CeBIT next week.
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post #2 of 24
Well, I'd rather have it later with proper working drivers then early with bad drivers.
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If nvidia delays more than a month after the release of the crossfirex drivers in March, and the crossfirex drivers deliver quadfire for the 3870 X2's with decent to good performance, the green team is going to lose some market share. Though they shouldn't be worried, since they have most of the high-end segment now.
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Gahhhhh well I'll still be 3 days clear.
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What? 9800GX2 delayed? Really?
    
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If nvidia delays more than a month after the release of the crossfirex drivers in March, and the crossfirex drivers deliver quadfire for the 3870 X2's with decent to good performance, the green team is going to lose some market share. Though they shouldn't be worried, since they have most of the high-end segment now.

Hopefully, the 9800GX2 is delayed for better working drivers that allow for Quad-SLI.
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Think of it this way, the more the delay, the more time to save up!
 
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Who's actually looking forward to this GPU? I almost ordered a 3870X2 today. Just beacuse the 9-series is everything but promising.
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Gahhhhh well I'll still be 3 days clear.
4 days for me
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Think of it this way, the more the delay, the more time to save up!
but I already have a huge deposit on this! Aka 8800gt
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4 days for me

but I already have a huge deposit on this! Aka 8800gt
You realise how much this thing is likely to cost?
 
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