Friday, May 26, 2017
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
Chip Industry "Threatened" by Chinese Players
AMD Ryzen AGESA 1.0.0.6 Firmware to Enable Speedy Memory Clocks
Nvidia Introduces the GeForce MX150 For Laptops
Intel Dominates the Enterprise SSD Market
NVIDIA Introduces New GeForce GTX Battlebox
TSMC is Already Testing 7nm Chips, Coming Next Year
Microsoft's Beam Streaming Service Becomes "Mixer"
Lenovo Returns to Profitability
Active Discussions
Which of these DVD media are the best, most durable?
How to back up a PS2 DL game
Copy a protected DVD?
roxio issues with xp pro
Help make DVDInfoPro better with dvdinfomantis!!!
menu making
Optiarc AD-7260S review
cdrw trouble
 Home > News > Graphics Cards > NVIDIA ...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, September 06, 2005
NVIDIA to Drop G70 Ultra Graphics Card


NVIDIA's G70 Ultra graphics card seems to have been extracted from the company's product roadmap, with the company claiming that launching this highly-anticipated item of hardware would mess up the sales of the currently available GeForce 7800GTX.

The news is coming from The Inquirer website and is claimed to be reliable, considering the fact that there is a good business sense lying behind the decision.

According to the article, NVIDIA believes that rival manufacturer ATI will not be able to ship a great number of R520 XT running at 600MHz/1400MHz, at least before December. The G70 Ultra was supposed to be a faster version of the G70 GTX card, both based on the existing chip, with the exception that it was just clocked faster. The main reason forcing Canadian ATI to delay the launch of its competitive R520 GT are probably the issues the company has faced during the implementation of a 90nm manufacturing process. By canceling the G70 Ultra, NVIDIA could take advantage of ATI's delay and sell more of its highly available 7800GTX's.

Basically, both the GTX and Ultra versions of NVIDIA's 7800 series share the same chip but different clock. However, hardware benchmarks have proved that there is no huge performance increase when running this chip at 500/1400 MHz with a fast (4000MHz+) CPU. At these speeds, you need to set ultra high features with FSAA and Anisotropic filtering to the maximum at resolutions such as 1600x1200 in order to show the difference.

ATI has not commented on the news. Its R520 GT is expected in the market at Christmas, and until then, only speculations can be expressed about the performance of the card compared with NVIDIA's solutions.


Previous
Next
Plextor America Ships External 16X DVD Burner        All News        Sony in Talks with Apple on Online Music Service for iPod
S3 Prepares New Family of Graphics Chips     Graphics Cards News      nVIDIA ForceWare Drivers 78.01 WHQL Released

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Nvidia Introduces the GeForce MX150 For Laptops
NVIDIA Introduces New GeForce GTX Battlebox
SoftBank Reportedly Takes $4 Billion Stake in Nvidia
Nvidia Introduces the GeForce GT 1030 Graphics Card
SK Telecom To Work With Nvidia On Autonomous Driving Technology
NVIDIA Launches Volta GPU Platform, Fueling AI and High Performance Computing
Nvidia GeForce Experience Adds OpenGL, Vulkan Support
GPUs and AI Boost NVIDIA's Revenue for First Quarter Fiscal 2018
The New NVIDIA Titan Xp Graphics Card Is Here
Prepare For Battle GeForce GTX Bundle Includes For Honor or Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands Games
Nvidia Chips To Power Paccar Driverless Trucks
NVIDIA Partners with Bosch For Self-driving System Based on The DRIVE PX Xavier Platform

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2017 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .