Originally Posted by Xzibit
So the introducion of HPC in the sub entry-level was just to catch investors eyes ? Did you bother to even look at Nvidia stock 1y or 5yr as you formulated that in your brain ? Guess not cause that would require common sense. Here a little hint 2007 was Nvidias high has been steadly dropping ever since.
Do you even know what you type as you type it or just have mentality of I believe what I want along with the attitude.
I dont know if your trolling or the part of your brain that uses common sense is missing. Troll away buddy. Have a good one.
First off, as mentioned we are talking GAMING product comparisons here. You still have what little brain power you've invested in the argument stuck on the HPC industry, as if that segment alone were crippling Nvidia, which obviously isn't the case. Nvidia are leading AMD/ATI on sales of gaming product by such a large margin, they could survive on that alone.
They've also proven they can pack the horsepower behind HPC if they really wanted to focus more on that. Nvidia are smart enough to adapt to what market yields them the most profits and focus mostly on that. AMD/ATI by comparison flounder around without much focus or diligence when it comes to architectural advancement, new features, or driver support.
Funny you should even talk about trolling, because here you are with maybe only one or two other people ranting against Nvidia in a thread about new Nvidia product just because you can't stand hearing people give it it's due praise. That's practically the definition of trolling, get a clue for once. A troller accusing others of trolling is silly childish hypocrisy, no more.
@ Those mentioning low yields,
Yields commonly drop a certain margin when drastic design changes are made, whether it be architectural or die size changes, but as mentioned, Nvidia's yields aren't any worse than AMD/ATI's. It's only a "problem" if the yields are so poor they can't be competitive with pricing, but HELLO, have you checked pricing lately? Apparently not. Common business sense dictates that if AMD/ATI had such stellar yields by comparison, they could easily hit a better price to performance ratio and win on volume of sales, but they are FAR from doing that as anyone can see. Like I said, the yields you get are relative to how they allow you to compete.
Bottom line, no one in their right mind can justify saying Nvidia are in trouble whether it be chip design, features, drivers, yields, or which segment of the computer industry they're focusing on most. The only time such comments even come out is when poor people don't like to see them leading the industry (same happens when Intel smacks AMD), or AMD/ATI fanboys can't stand seeing them smack the crap out of the competition in gaming product.
All I have to say is put your petty angst aside and maybe you'll realize that in gaming product the value now lies with Nvidia, or, you can stay angry and ignorant, though blissful I doubt. The irony is, the budget shopping consumers with much shallower pockets now have no reason whatsoever to label Nvidia as price gouging elitists, but they still find ways to troll against them with baseless arguments as if they are the evil empire.