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Old 02-13-10, 09:39 AM   #241
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Default Re: 5870/5970 vs. GF100 (Fermi)

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99% of the time when a new generation is released the generation it replaced becomes offically EOL status, their prices actually skyrocket becuase supply will be seriously limited retial wise since these pieces are no longer being produced....although the exception is buying secondhand of course.
nV doesn't EOL the last generation....they just rebrand it into the new generation. 8800GT-> 9800GT-> GTS250 anyone?
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Old 02-16-10, 03:01 AM   #242
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Default Re: 5870/5970 vs. GF100 (Fermi)

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nV doesn't EOL the last generation....they just rebrand it into the new generation. 8800GT-> 9800GT-> GTS250 anyone?
Yes you are absolutely correct,,,,BUT the cards that don't get rebranded skyrocket after hitting eol status.
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