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Originally Posted by Namrac
The 7900GT is rumored to basicly just be a rebadged 7800GTX.

And they're produced with the 90nm process, which is cheaper and more efficient.
where did you hear that, surely not, they wouldnt make that mistake would they???
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This is why I'm switching back to ATI... Another dumb move by NVIDIA!! Cant they make a chip for more than 12 months? Geeze, the G70 hasnt even been out for a year, and they already stopped making it?? Wow... It's not like it's out of date or anything, because it isn't even a friggin year old!!
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where did you hear that, surely not, they wouldnt make that mistake would they???
The only OTHER thing different from the 7900GTX is that it clocks MUCH higher than the 7800GTX, but it is still just a madly OCed 7800GTX, that still runs 24PP/8VP.
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Originally Posted by tuchan
where did you hear that, surely not, they wouldnt make that mistake would they???
The G70 by no means is not a weak core. And with the die size down produces less heat, thus more overclocking can be done, not really a bad deal for what the price will likely be.

Edit: Why jump the gun? Nvidia isnt stupid, dont be hasty.
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This is why I'm switching back to ATI... Another dumb move by NVIDIA!! Cant they make a chip for more than 12 months? Geeze, the G70 hasnt even been out for a year, and they already stopped making it?? Wow... It's not like it's out of date or anything, because it isn't even a friggin year old!!
ATI is phasing out the x1800 also.
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ATI is phasing out the x1800 also.
Your kidding...
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Your kidding...
Nope, I'd find you a link,but I'm too lazy.
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Your kidding...
Welcome to the world of computer technology! Abandon all sanity (and financial security) all ye who enter here
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Really.. Who cares? They are being REPLACED by better cards for the same price. Is that really a problem?
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Really.. Who cares? They are being REPLACED by better cards for the same price. Is that really a problem?
It could be for those that were planning on SLI or Crossfire next year and don't want to buy from a non authorized source.
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