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News Nvidia to cut 8800 Ultra price

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by Tim S, 9 Jun 2007.

  1. Tim S

    Tim S OG

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  2. pendragon

    pendragon I pickle they

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    horray for cheaper graphics hardware!
     
  3. DXR_13KE

    DXR_13KE BananaModder

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    i am still waiting for it to become buyable and energy efficient.
     
  4. DLoney

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    i am just hoping they will become energy efficient.
    :geek:
     
  5. 2JSC

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    Still overpriced imo - but waiting it out for the next set of DX10 cards.
     
  6. ./^\.Ace./^\.

    ./^\.Ace./^\. New Member

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    There are a few things that are good cheap.
    • Cars
    • Dates
    • PC stuff
    I can not complain about anything getting cheaper unless i am trying to resell it, :D
     
  7. Tulatin

    Tulatin The Froggy Poster

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    Gee. Thanks for (what'll likely be here, eventually) $50 off a $900 board...
     
  8. Spaceraver

    Spaceraver Ultralurker

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    This will be anióther nail in AMD/ATI's coffin i suppose.. Unless they have something up their sleeve. Which I hope to my hearts content.
     
  9. EQC

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    Hmm...as I understand it, the Ultra is already more energy efficient than the standard GTX -- I think, even at its higher stock clock speeds, the Ultra is supposed to use about 1 Watt less than the stock GTX under load.

    So...I wonder how much power you could save if you UNDERclocked an Ultra down to (or below) GTX frequencies (so it'd draw even less power). Of course, then you'd be paying more for a slower card...but you'd be saving power, if that's worth a premium to you...
     
  10. Tulatin

    Tulatin The Froggy Poster

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    and no offense here, but if you're putting an 8800 card into a system that's built for "maximum power saving" you need a few good, hard hits to your head.
     
  11. Colossous

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    Anybody else hoping they'll build an 8950 GX2 version ? :hip:
     
  12. wafflesomd

    wafflesomd New Member

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    Makes me concerned about ATI.

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    m pretty sure they've been behind since the 6600gt. 6600gt was the greatest mid range card IMO.
     
  13. DXR_13KE

    DXR_13KE BananaModder

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    how about a fantastic Gforce 9800 card that consumes *gasp* 42 watts on load and rapes the 8800 and costs about 350$?

    power saving?
    yes
    powerful?
    yes
    ideal?
    yes
    would rape ATI/AMD?
    maybe, why? and if ATI/AMD make this sooner as a X3800XXXX?
     
  14. K.I.T.T.

    K.I.T.T. Hasselhoff™ Inside

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    Need i point out the irony in Nvidia calling the next card the 9800 if ATI/AMD still haven't sorted their lives out. :D
     
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