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[PC World] Nvidia Reports Problem With Laptop Chips

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source: http://news.yahoo.com/s/pcworld/2008...pcworld/147911

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Nvidia has uncovered a problem with some older graphics chips that shipped in "significant quantities" of laptop PCs, the company said Wednesday.
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Nvidia hasn't determined the exact cause of the problem but said it relates to a packaging material used with some of its chips, as well as the thermal design of some laptops. Modern processors generate considerable amounts of heat.

Edited by mica3speedy - 7/3/08 at 7:29am
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oh no. please dont make me send back my vostro. PLEASE!!!!
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Ok boys and girls....time to dump that nVidia stock and buy ATI(AMD)
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Ok boys and girls....time to dump that nVidia stock and buy ATI(AMD)
Wow, second post and the fanboys are here.

It's unlucky, i wonder what sort of numbers of laptops we are talking about?
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Wow, second post and the fanboys are here.

It's unlucky, i wonder what sort of numbers of laptops we are talking about?
ROFL, are you serious? nVidia stock is falling, this is only going to make it worst. ATI on the other hand is starting to rise with all this stuff they are doing, they are successful right now.

How does that make you a fanboy for wanting to make money in the graphics card business? LOL I suppose you know nothing about business... Watch a little CNBC to educate yourself. ;\\
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Wow.....who is getting fired at NVidia? I hear a new problem everyday...
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post #7 of 21
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Originally Posted by Ravin View Post
Ok boys and girls....time to dump that nVidia stock and buy ATI(AMD)
Already ahead of you
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Originally Posted by alex98uk View Post
Wow, second post and the fanboys are here.

It's unlucky, i wonder what sort of numbers of laptops we are talking about?
ROFLMAO look at the graphics card in his sig: *HINT* It's not an ATI card.
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Maybe thats why the 7900gtx on my Dell XPS broke. :swearing: nvidia!!
    
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post #10 of 21
That sucks for Nvidia, maybe it those laptops that have SLI.
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