Originally Posted by Kung Pow
Rumors have been confirmed!
According to Linus Sebastian from NCIX Tech Tips...the GTX 595 will be containing of two GF-110 chips that means 2 x GTX 580 ..Nvidia has solved the PCI power consumption regulation problem and will be shipping on February 4th.
For those that are still undecided wheiter to get sandybridge or a new GPU such as GTX 595 or slightly worse performing(also confirmed by Nvidia) AMD 6990......here is my advice ..get a new card! sandybridge is an unnecassary upgrade ...an overclocked i7 can still hold up so there is no logical reason for buying a new board and chip.
Save it for Ivy and spend on GPUs now! and if you still wanna wait a little bit longer until 2. or 3. Quartal ...that is when Kepler and AMD 7000 will be launching and OMG they will rock^^
The GTX 595 will be powered by 8 pins....and it wonÂ´t run that hot considering the use of a vapor chamber.
The two GF-110 Chips will be used in a sandwich configuration.
And the power consomption level will be less then 2x GTX 580 in SLI
The only extremely high thing about this card is gonna be the price.
Which is why I would buy this card with extreme caution.
Keep in mind that the realese of the Kepler chip isnÂ´t that far away either probably 2. or 3. Quartal ...GTX 595 will approximately sell for around 600-700$ so just imagine what Kepler is gonna cost ..that is why you should buy the 595 with caution