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[ExPreview] NVIDIA want to persuade us to buy more VGA cards

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In a small meeting with NVIDIA earlier today, they show us these two intersting bar charts. With these two charts they want to persuade gamer buy more VGA cards other than a enthusiast CPU like QX9650.
Don’t forget, in the next gen gaming era we need a 4 core to satifly Hovok engine in games like Alan Wake.


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Which is exactly why i stuck my finger up at 45nm Quads. If your a gamer, there's no need.
 
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Because people who buy a cpu like that obviously are doing it to gain fps
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post #4 of 46
Truth to be said, modern games don't really need 4GHz cpus, some of them don't even show significant gain after 2.66 or something. And will all those 3.6 Q6600 i bet we are in a driver seat and ready for the quad core era. So it's really better to get a better gpu if fps is a consern.
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Hmm where on earth can anyone buy a 9800gtx for $349??

They sure wont be £175 here thats for real.
Thats the price of an 8800GT here.
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Yeah....

This is what I keep telling people who want to build "budget gaming rigs" with E6xxx or E8xxx processors. The Graphics card will make much more of a difference!
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Well prices in Europe are always more expensive man...especially if you live in the UK. Still $349 is low even for the American market!
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post #8 of 46
Where is the Supreme Commander FPS bar graph?

Or the FSX one?

They forgot to mention that you have to buy a crappy NForce motherboard and a beefier powersupply.
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post #9 of 46
Good luck Nvidia, and you're going to need it too, because you're going to have a hell of a hard time convincing me to waste money on things i don't want or need.
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OR

You could just do what most people do and buy the next generation
GPU and keep the same old processor. Hmm... Sell old GPU for half
(if lucky) and put towards next gen that generally performs better
than the old gen in SLI?

I think I'll do that.

PS: Note, I said "generally"... There's always exceptions, and they
make me a sad panda. (Looking at you ATI)
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