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[EVGA] *55nm* EVGA GTX 260 Core 216 Now In Stock at EVGA.com

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EVGA has just released their 55nm GTX 260 212SP stock speed and SuperClocked variants. You can pick one up directly at EVGA.com. Widespread availability is expected to hit tomorrow morning.


http://www.evga.com/products/moreInf...eries%20Family




http://www.evga.com/products/moreInf...eries%20Family






In addition, Step-Up from a 65nm GTX 260 to the 55nm vanilla model is confirmed:





To anyone looking to purchase or Step-Up to one of these, here are my two cents. You might wanna wait a few weeks so NVIDIA can fine-tune its production of 55nm G200-103-B2 (GTX 260) chips and possibly leave you with a better binned card that has better overclocking potential? I don't know if this is true, but it's worth a shot.

Besides, NVIDIA is still trying to capitalize on the 65nm fabrication on all those consumers who don't care or know the difference. That can only mean that 55nm production will get better over time.
Edited by AuDioFreaK39 - 12/22/08 at 5:21pm
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Nice!
Does their MSRP ever drop? Or are we stuck with the 280?
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cant wait for the 55nm gtx 280 im going to step up to that. I have 60 days left on my step up.
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Nice!
Does their MSRP ever drop? Or are we stuck with the 280?
Rarely drops


Looks like it might be cheaper buying it straight from EVGA.
I think ZZF had $289 for their price.
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Are there reviews of this
Not yet!
 
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Are there reviews of this
Benchies are gonna be exactly like the regular Core 216 GTX 260. All they did was do a die shrink which makes a little bit of headroom for higher clocks.
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I think this is going to be my card for this system. Hopefully the price goes down. (Knowing Nvidia, it will).

Strange colors, but good looking card all together.
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P.S. The B3 revision is the final revision for the GT206 chips.

This 55nm GTX 260 Core 216 is the B2 revision as mentioned in the original post.
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