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Computex 2008: ELSA 9800 GT displayed

Discussion in 'News' started by W1zzard, Jun 9, 2008.

  1. W1zzard

    W1zzard Administrator Staff Member

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    Even though it has not been announced officially yet by NVIDIA, ELSA has been showing a card at their Computex booth that is labeled as GeForce 9800 GT.

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    The specs are nothing impressive, 112 shaders, 1 GB GDDR3, 256-bit memory, 630 MHz / 1800 MHz clocks. So basically the card is a rebranded GeForce 8800 GT. There are hints that the 9800 GT will use a shrinked down G92 core @ 55 nm. But then we should see a higher clock, maybe ELSA just wanted to show something interesting...
     
  2. HTC

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    No it isn't: they miss spelled it :D

    Gladiac 980GT: lol
     
  3. Mussels

    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    G92B core - its G92, but 55nm instead of 65nm.

    At least they arent re-releasing the different cores under the 8800GT name, that would have been confusing.
     
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    That has to be the most amazing stock cooler I think I have seen, beyond that, I have no idea. I am just waiting on seeing how the new HD 4k series and GT200 series cards actually perform, too many pre-release reports that can't be verified.
     
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    at least we know how this will perform - just like an 8800GT, only colder! (due to the 55nm, and that massive cooler)
     
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    panchoman Sold my stars!

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    its fudzilla, 90% of the stuff coming outta their mouths isn't true.
     
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    this card should really be called a 8900gt and the 9800gtx should be 8900gtx. Nvidia's nomenclature is up its hole.
     
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    This card is not reference design, I think. In Fudzilla they say reference 9800 GT has 2 6 pin connectors, I don't know why though, better overclocking?
     
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    card looks kind of sloppy aesthetically anyway.
    and it also looks like the the heat pipes might interfere with the sli bridge, unless you use a flexible one.

    something tells me these wont be the the real clocks of the 9800gt.
     
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    Yeah I would expect a lot higher clocks from a card with such cooling on a 55 nm GPU, but it seems that's the real thing isn't it?
     
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    yeah.
    more or less this is something to just draw attention to the them. :rolleyes:
     
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    DaMulta My stars went supernova

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    They are 100% on most of their stuff......
     
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    Good thing you didn't qualify the 100%.

    There's a reason his website is FUDzilla. He cares only about page views. He makes up a lot of "news" to cause hysteria, hype, and bring people to his site.
     
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    panchoman Sold my stars!

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    some of his speculations actually turned out true.. so 99 percent lol
     
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    CDdude55 Crazy 4 TPU!!!

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    It looks good. I will wait for something more amazing the the 280 GTX.
     
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    i wonder how much money it costs to erase the "8" from the box and put a "9" prolly somewhere in the millions....
     
  20. DrPepper

    DrPepper The Doctor is in the house

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    Some of the speculations being that the earth will spin at least one more day.
     
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    You are right, that cooler is pretty awesome.
     
  22. wolf

    wolf Performance Enthusiast

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    and surely enough going for a 3870/3850 was a much more sensible idea than 2950 Pro/XT. everyones doing it dude, its a marketing decision, live with it.
     

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