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Old 07-12-08, 03:40 PM   #11
Ninja Prime
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Default Re: NVIDIA GTX 280 Series 55nm cards...How will they perform???

Originally Posted by walterman View Post
If they tweak the number of gates in the chip like from G70 -> G71, they could raise the clocks by a nice margin. Personally, i do not expect more than 700/1500, and prolly they will reuse the same memory chips at the same speed.
I don't know about the memory thing, you can't push GDDR3 much farther than they are now. I think only Samsung makes GDD3 faster than the 0.8ns chips they are using on the GTX 280, and even then only barely, 0.77ns, which is 1.2GHZ vs 1.3GHZ.
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