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Sorry for being a bit of newb, but i'm lost as to where this three digit card series came from? I just bought a 9800 GTX in early May, did i jump the gun, and should i upgrade to one of these cards using the step-up program? I'm use to Nvidia's 4 digit card series and im just lost w/ these new cards.
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nVIDIA ran out of Numbers for their Cards , so they restarted, and now they are starting the 2XX series
    
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post #3 of 22
These new cards are technically the 9900gt and 9900gtx.
Nvidia most likely changed to a 3 digit model name because the 11000gtx would be too long and sound stupid to say.
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post #4 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by ImmortalKenny View Post
These new cards are technically the 9900gt and 9900gtx.
Nvidia most likely changed to a 3 digit model name because the 11000gtx would be too long and sound stupid to say.
Better way to explain things lol, long day >.>
    
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Okay, thanks A LOT for clearing this up. This was my assumption, but wasn't sure. So the question is, should i upgrade now, or wait alil while??
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post #6 of 22
Wait for the the GTX280 revision due out after October.
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post #7 of 22
Quote:
Originally Posted by Grafixs View Post
Wait for the the GTX280 revision due out after October.
The drivers should be a hell of a lot better then too.
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post #8 of 22
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i have to upgrade before july because of the time limit that BFG limits you too. Its 100 days after purchase, and my time is up in july.
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Do you think the next cards will be the GTX 3XX series?
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If you guys had to upgrade buy July 8th, which card would you upgrade too??
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