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Anyone else think that this whole "certifying" trend is getting out of control with Nvidia? Why would a manufacturer be stupid enough to pay the moneys required to have Nvidia stamp their approval on their ram? Is the general public stupid enough to think this means anything? I put this in the same category as a pair of speakers I saw recently that had a "digital ready" stamp on the box That's about the dumbest thing I've ever seen. A speaker is an analog device. Anyways, scroll down to the bottom in order to see the thorough list of NVIDIA certified ram I wonder, can anyone guess which company paid money to Nvidia?

http://www.slizone.com/object/slizon..._powersupplies
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thats a joke.... and im sure it will cost more for the consumer too....
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haha yeah corsair is hurtin so they are tryin to get back in the game.... n00bs
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Originally Posted by sccr64472
Anyone else think that this whole "certifying" trend is getting out of control with Nvidia? Why would a manufacturer be stupid enough to pay the moneys required to have Nvidia stamp their approval on their ram? Is the general public stupid enough to think this means anything? I put this in the same category as a pair of speakers I saw recently that had a "digital ready" stamp on the box That's about the dumbest thing I've ever seen. A speaker is an analog device. Anyways, scroll down to the bottom in order to see the thorough list of NVIDIA certified ram I wonder, can anyone guess which company paid money to Nvidia?

http://www.slizone.com/object/slizon..._powersupplies
Actually, if a speaker says "digital ready" that means that it will accept a digital source. It will then convert it to analog obviously, but still...it's accepting either your optical or coax cable.
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Originally Posted by Sideburns
Actually, if a speaker says "digital ready" that means that it will accept a digital source. It will then convert it to analog obviously, but still...it's accepting either your optical or coax cable.
if the speaker head unit/reciever says digital ready, then u are correct, but for a pair of non powered speakers to say that, its just a joke, because like sccr said, speakers themselves are analog
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Actually, if a speaker says "digital ready" that means that it will accept a digital source. It will then convert it to analog obviously, but still...it's accepting either your optical or coax cable.
While you would think what you're saying is correct, it is not. The speakers I am referring to were Jensen car speakers and the "digital ready" stamp on them was trying to fool idiots into thinking that without a "digital ready" stamp on them, a speaker couldn't reproduce the full 20hz to 20khz frequency range that digital offers. There are very,very few actual digital speakers in the high end realm because it doesn't make sense if most of the source information is analog. Now that the world has changed and you're starting to see true digital preamplifiers, it's making more and more sense, but still isn't around. This is getting off track
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It's just marketing. People know nVidia more than ram companys and stuff like that and they want to make themselves more well known...
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if the speaker head unit/reciever says digital ready, then u are correct, but for a pair of non powered speakers to say that, its just a joke, because like sccr said, speakers themselves are analog
ohhhhh. See I thought he was talking about powered speakers...carry on.
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