Galaxy Launches 2-Year-old Graphics Card. Why?

As of late, we've heard quite a bit about Nvidia's Fermi-based GF100 video card and the release of ATI's DirectX 11-compatible offerings.

However, Experview has learned that Galaxy is working on a dual-core graphics card that uses an older generation of Nvidia technology: two 55nm G92 GPUs--each with 128 processing cores--on a single PCB.

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According to the site, each GPU is provided with a dedicated 1 GB of GDDR3 memory (16 pieces of 0.8ns DRAM chips total), and a 256-bit memory interface. The PCB itself is blue and looks rather long, housing a PCIe bridge chip (nForce 200 BR-03), and dual-DVI outputs. Even though the G92 chips are Quad SLI-capable, there are no SLI fingers for expansion.

Realistically, we're simply talking about a 9800 GX2 that's been rebadged.

It's currently unknown if Galaxy intends to push this dual-GPU design into mass production. However, given the two-generation-old technology, this card is simply too little, too late.

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  • ricin
    1. Buy 2 year old technology for next to nothing.
    2. Market it as a pro product with a pro price.
    3. Corporations buy it because IT managers are retarded.
    4. Profit!
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  • lifelesspoet
    This is great for all of those people who missed the chance at a voodoo5 card from 3dfx.
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  • nforce4max
    lifelesspoetThis is great for all of those people who missed the chance at a voodoo5 card from 3dfx.


    Already got a voodoo 5500 and a rare Nvidia 7900gtx duo (first gen GX2) so one day this card may be in my collection.
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  • lifelesspoet
    This is great for all of those people who missed the chance at a voodoo5 card from 3dfx.
    25
  • ricin
    1. Buy 2 year old technology for next to nothing.
    2. Market it as a pro product with a pro price.
    3. Corporations buy it because IT managers are retarded.
    4. Profit!
    39
  • nforce4max
    lifelesspoetThis is great for all of those people who missed the chance at a voodoo5 card from 3dfx.


    Already got a voodoo 5500 and a rare Nvidia 7900gtx duo (first gen GX2) so one day this card may be in my collection.
    15