Nvidia confirms 8800 GS, Ultra

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Nvidia confirms 8800 GS, Ultra

Post by Apoptosis » Fri Apr 20, 2007 6:47 am

The latest driver out from the guys in Santa Clara, dubbed ForceWare 158.19, contains a few little tidbits about products that should be forthcoming.

The release notes accompanying the driver list the supported products as:

"GeForce 8800 Ultra
GeForce 8800 GTX
GeForce 8800 GTS
GeForce 8800 GS
GeForce 8600 GTS
GeForce 8600 GT
GeForce 8500 GT
GeForce 8400 GS
GeForce 8300 GS"


It is interesting to see the 8400 GS and we all knew about the super high end GeForce 8800 Ultra thanks to all the leaks.

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Post by Kalko » Thu Apr 26, 2007 5:43 am

"NVIDIA has no plans to release a GeForce 8800 GS. We have corrected the mistake and will be replacing the document on our website."
So there will be no 8800GS

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Post by Digital Puppy » Thu Apr 26, 2007 8:33 am

This is cool...I'm just not sure who is ready to pay $1k for a video card. :?

I guess there is a market though....
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Post by Kalko » Tue May 01, 2007 4:01 am

The 8800 Ultra is a very limited edition card, so.... there will be some maniacs that will pay for it

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Post by dkarko » Tue May 01, 2007 4:25 am

I came across this:
http://www.chilehardware.com/foro/exclu ... ml?t=79568
Is there gonna be something like a 8600gts with 256bit mem or do you believe its fake?
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Post by stopthekilling77 » Tue May 01, 2007 8:00 am

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Post by Kalko » Tue May 01, 2007 11:51 am

Yes that is the 8800 Ultra card.
I don't really think there will be an 8600GTS with 256bits. :|
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Post by CMcguire » Tue May 01, 2007 1:14 pm

Any idea as to the release date for the 8800 ultra or is it all just rumours??

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Post by trueg50 » Wed May 02, 2007 12:49 pm

I believe that they will be releasing the 8600GTS /GT with 256bit.

It seems logical, Nvidia released the 8600's quickly to get a mainstream card out to market, beating out ATI's mainstream cards. Realizing how much the public disagrees with the mediocre performance increase compared to the other x600 series cards (6600 GT -> 7600GT ->8600GT/ GTS). Now that they have a mainstream directX10 cards, they will expand it to make them cheaper and faster.

Nvidia was also critivised when the 7600GT was released with only a 128 bit bus, but it still performed nicely. It only makes sense that they upgrade to 256bit.

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Post by Kalko » Wed May 02, 2007 3:26 pm

CMcguire wrote:Any idea as to the release date for the 8800 ultra or is it all just rumours??
15 may 2007

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Post by Kalko » Wed May 02, 2007 3:40 pm

Interesting table, 8800GTX VS 8800Ultra

http://www.imagehost.ro/pict//021836254638aff91dda8.gif

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