To say that nVidia is _really_ trying to bring NV35 to the table is an understatement...Understanding this, it does baffle me why anybody would want a card that is, for all intents and purposes, DOA (Dead On Arrival).
The rumour mill is now looking in the May timeframe for NV35...though it would be best to reserve judgement, based on what has taken place the last 12 months or so. But with NV30 semi out the door, and NV35 already functional, it looks very promising that we will see them announced in the not too distant future.
I would much rather wait for that, as opposed to dealing with all the shortcomings of NV30. Then again, I'm not waiting at all...As soon as the 9800 is launched, I'm grabbing one of those