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    Default Nvidia prepare 55nm GT200 die shrink

    According to The Inquirer, Nvidia's 55nm refresh of its GT200 core is already underway. A late Q3 or early Q4 launch currently looks to be the case.

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    Is this going to improve the performance further?? maybe just run cooler (remember those 260watt figures)? or just cut manufacturing costs?
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    The main reason for the shrink is heat output and yields - which are said to be 40% between both the GTX 260 and 280. Compared to the RV770, a 40% yield rate is not at all good news.

    Manufacturing Costs and power consumption will, as usual, also drop.

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    from what i can tell people are going to go with ati this time. the ati board will be a lot more overclockable due to cooler running and a 55nm prosses. also i would want a power bill for a 260 watt card. i meen most computers run on less than that 1 card is going to run on... nvidia repeating ati's old mistakes

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    if the GT200b is cheaper then 500 or around 500 ill think about getting the new Nvidia card. to me its just wayyyy to much money to fork out, and I have expensive taste and for me to say too much well thats a 1st.

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