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NVIDIA Redesigning GTX 295

Slims things down to a single PCB

By Zac O'Vadka from Mar 26, 2009 @ 22:07 CDT

Expreview caught wind of a major design change in the works on the dualb PCB GTX 295.

Apparently NVIDIA is moving to a single PCB design for the card meaning that both G200 chips will now be on a single board. This requires a lot of work on NVIDIA's part as the whole layout and design of the board has to be rearranged.

NVIDIA Redesigning GTX 295



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Nvidia is apparently leaving the length of the board as well as clock speeds the same. As a result of all of the, consumers should end up with a card that costs less, as the manufacturing costs of the card should be reduced quite a bit.

It is expected that NVIDIA will be done with engineering samples of the new GTX 295 by the end of April and that availability will be sometime in May.



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