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Old 12-23-2005, 08:08 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Well, I was recently lookin at video cards on NewEgg.com and I found that they don't carry the 6800Ultra anymore. Me and my friend started looking around, and we can't even find it anywhere.....except Ebay.

Does any one know what happend to the 6800Ultra? Did Nvidia discontinue it?
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Old 12-23-2005, 08:11 PM   #2 (permalink)
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Most certainly yes. The 6800GT and Ultra are no longer practical options as the 7800GT performs significantly faster than either for roughly the same price, and the 6800GS performs roughly the same for significantly less money
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Yeah, but doesn't it just seem strange to just take something away that fast? I mean, Nvidia still could probably make quite a bit of money from the 6800GT and Ultra. Right?
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Yeah, but doesn't it just seem strange to just take something away that fast? I mean, Nvidia still could probably make quite a bit of money from the 6800GT and Ultra. Right?
No, when you have products that are better for the same amount of money or less, those are the ones that will sell. If they kept those in production it would be only suckers buying them.
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the power requirement for the 6800 ulta is rediculous. it needs like a minimum of 550W and if you got a hardcore case with lots of fans probably 600W.
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get the 7800GT dont be a fool. the 6 series are gradually becoming extinct
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What if he has AGP? That is the reason so many people still seek the 6 series.
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