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post #31 of 63
Here's the thing, most people, like us who own these cards seriously want the best, I'm sure we'll be able to find a myriad of 7800GTs later on down the road becasue you can still find 128MB 9800Pro's lying around being sold on eBay. In fact eBay will be cheaper than buying retail when you want another one.

Also, 1 GT will last until the time DX10 comes out, so you have a choice to A) Jump ship to DX10 and sell the GT or GTX or B) find either on ebay and wait it out since Vista will come in a DX9 fashion

They cannot run production of 7800GT's and GTX's along with 7900GT's and GTX's because they won't sell that many 7900GT's (since it's a 7800GTX for possibly more money) and a little G71 GTX's if 2x7800GT's can closely match the performance of 1 7900GTX if being sold together

I think SLi will be more of an option now since people are going to want to get rid of their G70 GT's and get a better card
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The x1900xtx is still expected to come out on top HA!
    
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post #33 of 63
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Swifterzor
The x1900xtx is still expected to come out on top HA!
thanks for that insightful comment.
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post #34 of 63
Quote:
Originally Posted by J3r3my
I think theyre gonna price it about $550 and no it wont support DX10. That wont even be around til next year.
No talk about fall/winter, suppose to come out with vista and will be the G80

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The new DirectX 10 API is expected to be released later this year along with Microsoft Windows Vista operating system.
http://www.xbitlabs.com/news/video/d...220100915.html
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post #35 of 63
Quote:
Originally Posted by Swifterzor
The x1900xtx is still expected to come out on top HA!
Says who? You? I'd like to see reliable sources who arnt pulling anything out of their arses.
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post #36 of 63
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The "bit" on the memory doesnt mean how much it can address. Its how fast it can address the memory.
Actually, that's exactly what it means. When it reads or writes, does it grab a nibble,a byte,a word,a longword,etc.. It grabs 256 bits at a time. It's a size measurement,not a speed measurement.
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Actually, that's exactly what it means. When it reads or writes, does it grab a nibble,a byte,a word,a longword,etc.. It grabs 256 bits at a time. It's a size measurement,not a speed measurement.
Which in this case reflects directly onto speed. more bits the faster it is.
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post #38 of 63
it is still too early to say, but some speculate the x1900xtx will be the performance leader.

http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=29871

"From our shoes it looks like X1900 with its 48 shader pipelines looks like a performance leader, but it's still too early to say."
    
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post #39 of 63
*starts saving for the 7900gt*....give it time....ALOT of time
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post #40 of 63
So since the 7800series will be discontinued does that meen the prices will go up? They will be rare then.
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