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Old 07-20-2008, 12:05 PM   #1 (permalink)
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sounds liek bull to me, if it where tur how can you explain the last 6/7 months of low priced gpu's?
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OH NOES CONSPIRITORZ

but yeah, i don't care cause now i have cheap cards that perform great!
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These suits are coming from cards a few years back though. I'm not really suprised though.
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yeah like the ultra when that came out it was like 1200 aus like rip off. i mean thats why i got the 8800gtx back then that was still 850 aus
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The ultra and GTX were so expensive because there was nothing in the market that could even touch them. I don't think ATI was working with Nvidia on that one, I don't see how that can benefit both parties.

Graphics cards cost so much because they are more expensive to make then CPU's. Not only do they have to make the GPU core, they have to make a board for it to go onto. Intel and AMD only have to supply you the CPU and you buy the motherboard seperatly.

Not to mention the huge differences between the two architectures.
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Old 07-23-2008, 07:18 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Well I think the email made more since in 2002. IIRC that was around the time of the 9700 and didn't the 9700 destroy the nvidia competition.?.
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