Originally Posted by Rollo
Can't look at it that way NP- NVIDIA actually re-designed their shaders. (unlike ATi, who really did just double up on the 4870)
... Just like last gen when they were claiming 30-50% faster shaders? However, it turned out to be like 1%. Marketing speak(lies, I'd say), you should know it well.
Spare me the PR spin on the rest, because NV does the same thing... hell they probably taught it to ATI back in the day.
If Fermi comes out and its awesome with magical shaders that are twice as fast because they were re-designed by ninjas, I will buy it. I had a 8800 GTX for almost 2 years and a GTX 280 for 6 months after that, I buy whats good. Right now though, it seems to me NV is pissing on gamers for the sake of spreading into other markets.