- Sep 11, 2009
- 2,680 (0.87/day)
- Reaching your left retina.
At this point, it is like asking what came first: the chicken or the egg. I'm not convinced more than 1% of the market cares about general purpose computing beyond the capabilities of the CPU. People always want bigger screens and bigger screens means higher resolutions and higher resolutions means better graphics cards. We'll see what is the driving force behind the market for discreet cards in a few years time.
Nvidia already has contracts for Fermi Tesla's, which could account for tens (or hundreds) of thousans of cards being sold. At $2000-5000 each or ($1800-4800 profits per card) they could care less about the desktop market. Yet, since they are a graphics company, they do care, but Intel which is a computing company...