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NVIDIA Starts Ampere Marketing With #Ultimatecountdown

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It's either gonna be a new phone for my wife or a new GPU for me... the latter sounds much better... 3080 or 3080 TI...
 

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Forget about this gen. It's Fermi GTX 480 all over again. GTX780 power hog again. 8nm is a 10nm refresh obsolete thing. We deserve 5nm EUV for the hard earned money.
 
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The GeForce 256 SDR wasn't all that great, the DDR version on the other hand was the fastest card you could get when it launched.
Back in the days when there was still competition in the graphics card market. How I wish there would be a return of PowerVR in the desktop market space...
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Forget about this gen. It's Fermi GTX 480 all over again. GTX780 power hog again. 8nm is a 10nm refresh obsolete thing. We deserve 5nm EUV for the hard earned money.

I loved my GTX 480 on my custom loop, while ignoring all of the obnoxious haters for several years. I'd love to see good times like that again.
 
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Compared with the Riva TNT2 Ultra (Its predecessor), it was pretty fast if I remember correctly (this was 20 years ago LOL). Quake 3 Arena and UT ran very well.

But yeah obviously the DDR version would be better.
Would be? It was. I remember testing these cards when they launched, as I worked at PCW in the UK at the time.
 

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Remember when the then Videologic PR guy came in with that card for testing. It was a good card for the money, but the drivers were buggy as...
He's now the head of marketing and PR at Imagination Technologies.
 
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We've been waiting for Ampere for so long only to find out that we'll have to wait 21 more years.
 
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