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Old 03-14-2005, 06:11 PM   #1 (permalink)
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This is a heads-up for all the ATI fanatics (group therapy will be thursday at 8 this week...):

Here are the first pictures of RD-400, the dual-graphics solution from ATI that will compete with Nvidia's SLi. We spoke to an Asus representative today who told us that this board was still 2 months away from release, but would support forthcoming graphics cards from ATI with a bridge connector. As with SLi, the ATI solution will deliver additional performance through the use of dual cards, rather than simply more monitors. The board will be for Intel processors, at least initially.
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Old 03-14-2005, 06:14 PM   #2 (permalink)
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the ati fanboys will love this, but as with sli i think its a waste of money atm.

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Old 03-14-2005, 06:26 PM   #3 (permalink)
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Yeah , I've been hearing about this for quite some time now. I wish ATI would have developed something completely different instead of just following in the footsteps of Nvidia SLI...I'd much rather them come up with a unique innovation and PWN nvidia SLI, than keep the concept of having to buy two ridiculously priced graphics card

Only for "Intel users" initially hehe...that cuts out most everyone here lol
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Old 03-14-2005, 06:35 PM   #4 (permalink)
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good find man. now i got something to read during work. lol
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Old 03-14-2005, 07:03 PM   #5 (permalink)
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yea i thought it would be cool if they made their own thing up like having two completly different video cards instead of them being exact. they would've made so much money because if someone wanted to upgrade thier Video card and mobo boom pick thiers and you have a better video card(s)
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Old 03-14-2005, 07:03 PM   #6 (permalink)
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Argh, that's a real disappointment. I really wish that companies would stop simply doubling up their hardware (and pricetags) and come up with something innovative on a single card.

I've lost some respect for ATi.

Oh well, at least this will silence the "two nVidia cards in SLI will own ATi" people.
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Old 03-14-2005, 07:40 PM   #7 (permalink)
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one one brand comes it with it, the other does too, who knows what nvidia's next step is.

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