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Storm clouds are gathering as NVIDIA faces a reinvigorated competitor

As the old saying goes, when it rains it pours. NVIDIA was performing beautifully thanks to aggressive pricing and performance of its 8000 series of graphics cards. It looked poised to leave competitor AMD (formerly ATI) in the dust. However, the latest round in graphics war has marked a dramatic turnaround with AMD's 4850 and 4870 outperforming NVIDIA's offerings at a lower price.

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thought it says Nvidia predicts WEATHER.... on the front page. Rofl copters.
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they asked for it
    
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I think I've heard this 100 times in the last few days, lets all congratulate former ATI how much more we had to pay for my cards because former ATI dropped the ball.
And there right when it rains it pours; well it's been pouring 8800's for almost 2yrs now.

Well I'm sticking with Nvidia unless they sell out like ATI did
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Looks like it is going to be rough for everyone in Nvidia fanboyland.
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Originally Posted by Somenoob View Post
Looks like it is going to be rough for everyone in Nvidia fanboyland.
And hopefully a long one with the way AMD does prices.
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Well I'm sticking with Nvidia unless they sell out like ATI did
I've never understood brand loyalty. Why not purchase the best product for the price point? Doesn't it seem silly that the name printed on 1 chip on a video card dictates if you'll buy it or not? Nvidia and Ati don't even make the cards.
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So it goes. Now, let's get some of this from AMD in the CPU arena..
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man guys *** are you thinkin?

It doesn't matter which one is cheaper than which.

A piece of silicon is not worth even $10.

All of this is a freakin trick in my opinion. Nvidia and ATI might have made deals on this generation.
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Originally Posted by Somenoob View Post
Looks like it is going to be rough for everyone in Nvidia fanboyland.
How do you figure? The prices are already dropping look at the 8800GTX it took almost 2 years for prices to go down.
It will force Nvidia to come out with something better, meanwhile I get my second 280GTX cheaper and were all happy, ATI and Nvidia fans.
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