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NVIDIA G98 Planned to Replace G86 and Compete Against RV620

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VR-Zone has learned that the G98 is planned to replace the G86 (8400 GS) as a low-end GPU. The G98 supports PCIe 2.0 and will have 256MB of 2.5ns GDDR2 memory clocked at 800MHz on a 64-bit memory bus. Its performance is expected to be between the G84 and G86 and will compete against the ATI RV620.

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It's got to be that way.
If technology wasn't confusing, no one would need us to work on their stuff.

Tech Obfuscation FTW !!
 
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id have to say from those specs these cards will be low end indeed, i wounder if it could ply quake wars?
 

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IMO, Thats pretty dumb:shadedshu. Also, Can PCI E cards work with PCI E 2.0 slots?
 

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64 bit bus? OMG someone just shoot them.
 

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IMO, Thats pretty dumb:shadedshu. Also, Can PCI E cards work with PCI E 2.0 slots?
Yes the new p35 and up chipsets I believe all will work with PCIE and PCIE2 boards, all they need is a bios update when the boards become available.:toast:
 

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Yes the new p35 and up chipsets I believe all will work with PCIE and PCIE2 boards, all they need is a bios update when the boards become available.:toast:

Sweet:). What about PCI E 2.0 cards on regular PCI E motherboards?
 
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Yes :toast:
 

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IMO, Thats pretty dumb:shadedshu. Also, Can PCI E cards work with PCI E 2.0 slots?
PCI-E 1.0 cards will work on a PCI-E 2.0 slot but the p35 boards are only PCI-E 1.0 so dont think putting a PCI-E 2.0 card in it will work, PCI-E 2.0 are only one intels X chipsets and a bios update cant chang the speed of the slots
 
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Dont miss out on the included overclocking software.. it rocks :roll: