Another little <A HREF="http://www.xbitlabs.com/news/video/display/20030918134855.html" target="_new">tidbit</A> at XbitLabs. So the NV40 may be nearing completion. 1600mhz memory, eh?
Well hopefully the core was well designed and doesn't suffer the same issue sas the N3X line. If it's already taped out, I doubt they had any input in it since the HL2 benchmarks.

Here's to hoping for good things in the NV40.

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Since the NV40 is based heavily upon the flaky FX design, I doubt that the 52 GB/sec of theoretical memory bandwidth will be of any meaningful significance of this chips unfortunately.

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Don't trust Nvidia one bit.
These Specs are good on paper but should work as well.

Most likely they want to steal the show from ATI and hide behind these specs for a while, though I hope they make a real king this time and learn from their mistakes.

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I hope Nvidia doesn't pull another FX with nv40,but since its similar in design, that's probably where the chip will go - down the drain. As for he 52 GB/sec of bandwidth, I feel it would be better suited for the upcoming R420 chip. Clearly The FX chip is curently not Memory bandwith botlnecked right now. Its flaky GPU is what's choking the FX lline now. Do you think giving such an incredible bandwidth to a GPU based upon a flaky one is really a feasable idea? No, I think it will be futile. But only time will tell for sure. I''m no eexpert at predictions.

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If I was a betting man I'd put my money on the card being nothing near what the specs say. There's just too much room for error nowadays as anyone with a FX card can attest too. I'm not giving Nvidia a shred of a benefit of a doubt until I've seen benchmarks, an IQ examination, etc

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