Originally posted by Sazar
the product has been demoed quite a bit all over... and has been demonstrated with actual apps running side by side... since a lot earlier on than the gf FX... the 5800 ultra was only demoed late in the year and even then it was supposedly underclocked and running nvidia made demoes... not even close to the product that ati unveiled running with doom3 alpha...
btw... emotions running perhaps a little higher than they need be with a few people
its all good... dont let it get to you... everyone has a job to do... don't forget that...
Being demoed and sold are two different things. I'm going on what was claimed, which was something was sold:
Our eligibility criteria are that nominees must be commercially available during the calendar year preceding the announcement of the award, and that enough information be available about the nominees to permit us to reach a good decision about the award.
The GeForce FX did become commercially available during 2002. NVIDIA manufactured and sold these chips in 2002 to board makers,...