Originally posted by John Reynolds
No, Nvidia has got to significantly outperform the 9700 or pray that ATi has serious problems redesigning the chip for the .13u process.
I agree. Because ATI could very easily learn from any mistakes/problems/issues NVIDIA had with the .13 process and make sure not to repeat the history. I think we know the NV30 is going to be darn good, but it's still going to be a while before we have any conclusive evidence. To quote Tom Petty:
The waiting is the hardest part...