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Old 08-22-02, 12:56 PM   #15
John Reynolds
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Originally posted by pelly
Back and forth until one card runs out of options...Because NV30 is using slightly newer technology, I would assume that the 9700 would run-out of options first.
Honestly, I think your logic is 180 degrees backwards. Unless Nvidia can significantly outperform the 9700 with their .13u part, they will run out of options sooner. TSMC and UMC won't have a 0.9u process ready next year and ATi can move to both .13u and DDR2. No, Nvidia has got to significantly outperform the 9700 or pray that ATi has serious problems redesigning the chip for the .13u process.
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