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Old 02-07-12, 10:40 PM   #3
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Default Re: No GTX680 until Q2 2012

Romour has it that GK100 (original GTX680) was somewhat broken and failed to yield in any decent numbers so they went straight to the revision, GK110, so they could get it to market quicker by shifting focus away from the flawed part. It's like G100 vs G110, except this time the original 100 part is so bad they decided to skip it all together - or they just learned their lesson from last time?

The question is, is it better to delay the high end part 3-6 months to save face or is releasing a partially crippled, hot, power hungry, expensive chip in very short supply but on time the better option?
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