Re: Noo, there will be no G70 ultra
Supposedly the Geforce 7800 Ultra. It is just like the 7800GTX using the same 110nm design. Basically, we are talking about same card, but different clock, but there's not a really huge performance increase running this chip at 500/1400 MHz with a 4000+ CPU according to some benchmarks. In order to get the real performance, you need to have a faster CPU like an Athlon 64 FX F55 or FX57. At these speeds, you need to use ultra high settings and maximum resolutions such as 1600x1200 in order to show the difference.
After G70 Ultra (apparently scrapped for the moment) and R520 comes, R580 and Nvidia 90 nanometer part will be released soon but I doubt that there will be enough time to release those chips in 2005.
It's rather likely that you will see these chips in early 2006 only. Once again, another technology we will see popping up in 06. Socket M2, DDR2, Mobile Sempron, Nvidia's new core, etc...Those of you who want to get the 7800GTX, there may be a new video card coming.
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