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post #31 of 43
meh parts of it are true, like i have never seen an nvidia roadmap, but i dont think its tanking. if everytime a company made a mistake meant it tanks, well look at the 2900 series from ATI. now look

and since when do i defend nvidia O.O
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i agree with the article, and i agree with Fox Smash - they had it coming to them for milking the 8800GT and it's rehashes... and because they haven't been really doing anything since the 8800GTX, they are suffering now...

sure, the INQ is biased, but if you can look past that, you will see that they are often right about the info that they post...
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post #33 of 43
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And in the same way, AMD isn't nearly as bad off as articles claim either. But for some reason it seems to be more acceptable to talk about AMD failing or going out of business than anyone else. I guess I will never fully understand this.
Same thing with Intel. I remember in the A64 single core days when comparable Intels were twice the cost and ran twice as hot. People would defend them to the edge of the earth though. Then the C2D's came out and everyone who didn't like Intel was a fanboy.

People fall behind the most marketed company I suppose. It's sad.
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post #34 of 43
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Lol you guys are funny, when nVidia 2 years ago was pwning whatever ATI had to throw at them with the 8800GTX and ATI was really going down the drain, you guys were like, let's wait for R600 and so forth Every single ATI card coming out were pretty much disappointing performance wise, they looked better on paper with GDDR4 etc... Now ATI is being a little more competitive, so? It doesn't mean that nVidia is going to fail, anyways I'm sure that nVidia is happy with the top performance crown for now.
The 8800GTX came out 2 years ago?! What? That's news to me.
    
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The 8800GTX came out 2 years ago?! What? That's news to me.
December of 2006.
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post #36 of 43
What author forgot to mention is that AMD's stock is falling as well, not by 20% tho. And as for milking G80 and G92, well that a great business, they sold tons of cards and thus made a hell of a profit in 2 years without stomping billions in R&D. So even if they won't make that much profit now it's not that of a crisis or something for them. And then again, never count out top dog, nVidia is still the leading GPU discrete maker and they can afford a lot more than ATI. 55nm GT200 will for sure lower the price and bump performance, so it will be a proper competition. nVidia will also put some of G92 profit to use in matter of R&D for the next gen or updated GT200 and it will take less than 18 month it took ATI to beat G80 midrange.
post #37 of 43
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As for fanboy comments, let me say this: Nvidia has earned a lot of loyalty over the years and it seems normal to me to have faith in a company that time and again has out-innovated another one. It is to the point now that people are shocked that ATI is capable of coming up with something that outperforms Nvidia. At least I am.
Actually, ATI and nVidia were pretty tied until the HD2900XT, etc, ATI kicked ass with the 9x00 series, and nVidia slightly beat ATI with the 6800's, and then it was pretty damn close again for the x19*0's and 79*0's.
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post #38 of 43
I just dont get why you people go to the INQ for graphics cards news, or any news for that matter. That **** charlie demerjian definately has a problem with nvidia. The retard didnt get invited to nvidia events and press releases and all he does with his pathetic life is bash nvidia over and over again with his pathetic biased articles. The guy has no ethics whatsoever. Even if you hate nvidia how can you trust and respect the INQ? These websites are supposed to report the news as it is, with proof and logic only, not with taunting, teasing and bashful language.

That said, im not defending nvidia, but people need to realise that its been, what, 1/2 a month (?) that nvidia released the GT200 and HD4000 came out. before that nvidia was whooping ATI's ass all day and night for roughly two years. just have a look at all the sig rigs here, for every HD4850/70 theres atleast one hundred 8800GT/8800GTS/9600GTs. so HD4000 wont drive nvidia out of business in one or two months. in the last 2 years did ati go out of business? no. and neither will nvidia.

In my IE bookmarks, i have 33 websites that i go to for news, reviews, previews of tech stuff, and the INQs not in it. So please forget the INQ and save yourself from getting a litte dumber everytime you read one of their articles (this thread is proof enough for that).
    
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post #39 of 43
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Same thing with Intel. I remember in the A64 single core days when comparable Intels were twice the cost and ran twice as hot. People would defend them to the edge of the earth though. Then the C2D's came out and everyone who didn't like Intel was a fanboy.

People fall behind the most marketed company I suppose. It's sad.
So in the days of A64, if you didn't like AMD, you were an Intel fanboy, right? But when the C2D came out, clearly beating AMD as AMD did to Intel the previous round, if you didn't like Intel, you were an AMD fanboy. That sounds about right to me. What's wrong with this? How does "fall[ing] behind the most marketed company" have anything to do with this? It's just normal fanboism, equal on both sides...
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As others have said, Nvidia isn't going anywhere anytime soon. They've built quite a big cash reserve from their huge sales of G80/G92. So it's time for ATI to shine a bit again. That's the way competition works. At least now they will focus more on innovation and get back on track. It's nice and humbing to get knocked off the top every now and then.
    
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