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Nvidia's first GeForce 300 card, the GeForce 310

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is it any good?
 

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Consider me wrong. I never thought they would rebadge old tech with a new line as the target for GT300 was DX11 i consider myself pwned. i would like to sincerely apologize to the TPU community. and i now have 0 faith for nvidia 2x 5970's here i come.
 
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WTF, nvdia doing all this hype (and delay) just for that crap, it's really annoying to see something like that.


ohh dammm, all this long for just that, oh well i will grab HD 5970, goodbye nvdia
 
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Dang, here we go again.... :)

What happened to "It's easy to add Dx11 support to Gx200,...bla bla....not worth it" and the easy scalability of Fermi?
 
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Well on the bright side... at least Nvidia released the 300 series Q4 2009
:roll: They sure did! At least now they will have a complete and simple line of products. No more GTSX 9800+@!#$%^*&
 

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and don't forget "affordable"


but seriously i hope this is some kind sick joke or nvdia really will lose many consumer, i want GT 300 ASAP and not re-badged 8500/9400/210 card
 
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That thing. It looks like a GeForce Fx5200, but with a fan and HDMI.

 
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Green camp fail? The word direct X isnt even mentioned on the page
 
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Green camp fail? The word direct X isnt even mentioned on the page
It's in the specs = DX10.1 - so when they talk about bringing all the features of Windows 7 - they are lying.

I honestly don't know why they are bothering with this.
 
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It's in the specs = DX10.1 - so when they talk about bringing all the features of Windows 7 - they are lying.

I honestly don't know why they are bothering with this.
They want to have a unified product line, Something they've lacked with the last series...you had the low 9300/9400 mid 9600/9800 and the high 260/280 quite confusing for uneducated consumers. In a sick and twisted way it is beneficial for the consumer, just like intel's i3/5/7 lineup
 
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lmao the fx5200 was the worst card i have ever owned, my all in wonder radeon 7500 was better lol
 
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They want to have a unified product line, Something they've lacked with the last series...you had the low 9300/9400 mid 9600/9800 and the high 260/280 quite confusing for uneducated consumers. In a sick and twisted way it is beneficial for the consumer, just like intel's i3/5/7 lineup
I did a search using text didnt read, thanks

They want to have a unified product line, Something they've lacked with the last series...you had the low 9300/9400 mid 9600/9800 and the high 260/280 quite confusing for uneducated consumers. In a sick and twisted way it is beneficial for the consumer, just like intel's i3/5/7 lineup
9300 > 295?
 
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Consider me wrong. I never thought they would rebadge old tech with a new line as the target for GT300 was DX11 i consider myself pwned. i would like to sincerely apologize to the TPU community. and i now have 0 faith for nvidia 2x 5970's here i come.
Except the 310 use DDR2 and the 210 uses DDR3...and ATi has NEVER rebranded a lower end card with less capabilities to a low end card of a new generation that is supposed to have more capabilities...:rolleyes:
 
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They want to have a unified product line, Something they've lacked with the last series...you had the low 9300/9400 mid 9600/9800 and the high 260/280 quite confusing for uneducated consumers. In a sick and twisted way it is beneficial for the consumer, just like intel's i3/5/7 lineup
Sick and twisted is right! It's a unified naming structure - but it's debatable whether it's good for the customer. Personally I don't see a problem with Nvidia having a 9000 series and a 200 series because the two were (originally) based on different GPUs. They could have dropped the 9000 series and they'd be left with 200 series and 300 series - quite simple for the consumer (this GT310 is OEM anyway). Now Nvidia will have a complete 300 series but some parts will be DX10.1, some DX11. Some based on a new GPU, some will be years old. :twitch:

Meh, whatever. I just wish they'd hurry up with the high-end gear so that we have a bit of choice.
 

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geforce 210 uses ddr2, too afaik. it's listed under "GeForce Products - only available in prebuilt (OEM) systems".. still /facepalm
 

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Seriously Nvidia, I've been a green fan for years, but this is just wrong :banghead:
 
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laugh or cry, im not sure what to do !

Guess ATI it is for my next card.
 
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for those who don't wanna look for the specs:



wow...that just plain sucks :(

Hurry up and release your top-end so ati drop their prices already.
 
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Sheesh, I swear there must be an ATI insider running Nvidia lately, everything I hear from them lately = Epic Fail :shadedshu