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post #11 of 44
$550 is what I've heard for the 7900GTX and it should be about twice as fast as the 7800GTX (700MHz core clock with 32 pixel pipelines vs. 430MHz and 24 pipes for the 7800GTX, scores about 13,000 in 3D Mark 05 if that gives you an idea of how it stacks up compared to your current card, 2 x1900xtx's barely beat it when in CrossFire in 3D Mark 05.....(2 x1900xtx vs. 1 7900GTX)
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post #12 of 44
It may be 650MHz and only have 24 pipelines http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=29795
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Quote:
Originally Posted by HrnyGoat
It may be 650MHz and only have 24 pipelines http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=29795
Peh, what they are saying it wont touch it? Score one for Enquirer.. not.
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Does this mean that the 7800GS will no longer be produced as well?
post #15 of 44
They might keep that out a bit longer... it was only put into production like 2-3 weeks ago.
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Quote:
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It may be 650MHz and only have 24 pipelines http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=29795
I honestly don't doubt that, seriously.
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post #17 of 44
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Originally Posted by Jori
Peh, what they are saying it wont touch it? Score one for Enquirer.. not.
Ill agree, they definetly arent experts in the subject. 650MHz should put it very close, if not ahead of the R580 in most applications, except for the extremely shader-intense games.
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post #18 of 44
Well...all i know is i;m sticking with my 6600GT till the DX10 cards come out...by then i should have 600 saved to drop on a new card....
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post #19 of 44
wow... I'm in shock. I'm a bit angry too . Whatever though, I've had this card for over 6 months now, ill sell this baby and save up over the summer for a new card.
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post #20 of 44
Does Nvidia normally have such short product lifespans for it's cards? I don't see how they can recoup all of the engineering costs in such a short time. I'm sure they're making a profit somehow but it just seems like too short of a time. Perhaps the development costs aren't that high, but I'd be curious for them to tell us how much it costs them to develop a new card.
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