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Quite interesting really.

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I think this graph pretty much sums up my feelings about the GeForce 9800 GTX. After reading all the reviews today, I'm surprised to see that most review sites aren't anywhere near as angry about this as I am. As you can see from the graph, with the exception of the ultra-rare GeForce 7800 GTX 512MB to 7900 GTX transition, the 9800 GTX marks the first time nVidia has ever taken a step backwards when moving to a new high-end card.
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LOL

oh my god, that's quite a drop as well.

The 9 series is a joke, i wouldn't say it is the new high end cards at all. I would say they are bargaining chips more than anything. Just keeping active until they do find something decent.
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Well hey, if it offers 8800GTX like performance for cheap, who am I to complain?

Would it have been nice to have a new high-end card? Ohh yea.

However right now Nvidia and ATI are throwing out slightly tweaked cards (9800GTX, 3850GX2) as a hold over till the new cards this june or october.
    
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I think it is because ATI hasn't offered any real competition for the better part of a year, that nVidia has just slacked off on design.
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Well I can tell you why the 9 series isn't anything special. Nvidia has to release something new to try to counter this: http://www.247wallst.com/2008/04/nvidia-nvda-fal.html

Just noticed it on Google Finance this morning.
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Quite interesting really.
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Nvidia is just ridiculous, how many variations have they offered of the G92?
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There be the 9800GTX's issues?
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post #10 of 24
The 9800 GTX is NOT a high-end card. It is on the high-end of the mid-range cards.

Look at the price vs the GTS 512, and look at the performance. Just about the same.

The 9800 GX2 is a much better upgrade.
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