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Is it possible for us to say that, unless Nvidia comes out with a GTX280 X 2 Card, that ATi will have the fastest Single-slot configuration with the 4870 X 2?

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Yes its true.

Its unlikely that Nvidia will release a 280GTX2 unless they shrink the die to 55nm so ATI will pwn Nvidia with the release of the X2, that is if what we hear about it is true.

I have heard rumours of Nvidia releasing something in Q1 2009, something to compete with the Ati X2. According to rumours Nvidias new card will be 55nm (two gpu's or not I don't know) and will have GDDR5
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Yes its true.

Its unlikely that Nvidia will release a 280GTX2 unless they shrink the die to 55nm so ATI will pwn Nvidia with the release of the X2, that is if what we hear about it is true.

I have heard rumours of Nvidia releasing something in Q1 2009, something to compete with the Ati X2
Q1 09 seems a little late for competition though. By that time ATI will also have something lined up.

I think these 'rumours' are a load of bull. Nvidia have not mentioned anything about a new card. Then all of a sudden because ATI are on top people say Nvidia has something lined up

no one has provided an ounce of proof (If I am wrong, a linky would be great) and the reports seem to contradict each other. Some say it will release just after the X2 to combat it, and some state Q1 09......smells fishy.
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Q1 09 seems a little late for competition though. By that time ATI will also have something lined up.

I think these 'rumours' are a load of bull. Nvidia have not mentioned anything about a new card. Then all of a sudden because ATI are on top people say Nvidia has something lined up

no one has provided an ounce of proof (If I am wrong, a linky would be great) and the reports seem to contradict each other. Some say it will release just after the X2 to combat it, and some state Q1 09......smells fishy.
Yeah its definitely fishy.

It would be good if there was a surprise from Nvidia though, I get so excited by surprises
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Yes its true.

Its unlikely that Nvidia will release a 280GTX2 unless they shrink the die to 55nm so ATI will pwn Nvidia with the release of the X2, that is if what we hear about it is true.

I have heard rumours of Nvidia releasing something in Q1 2009, something to compete with the Ati X2. According to rumours Nvidias new card will be 55nm (two gpu's or not I don't know) and will have GDDR5
I dont think that die shrink will help them that much..
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I don't think so either...actually I really hope they fail epically?

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Yeah its definitely fishy.

It would be good if there was a surprise from Nvidia though, I get so excited by surprises
Surprises are definitely good. By the sounds of it Nvidia may need to be on top more than ATI with the whole 'recall of every damn product ever made' fiasco
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Surprises are definitely good. By the sounds of it Nvidia may need to be on top more than ATI with the whole 'recall of every damn product ever made' fiasco
Its really not a good time for them. Falling stocks, product recalls & having to compete with ATI for the first time in a while.

I've got nothing against Nvidia (I might seem I have though I owned a lot of their products but its nice to see the lower league team win for once
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Im a fan of the underdog, as well

Thats why Im an AMD guy
    
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Ati is The Best For You Money This Time.... However

Budge-Be-Dammed Wise Performance Nvidia will probably beat the 4870X2
    
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