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Daily News Round #2 for April 14, 2004

Daily News Round #2 news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages for April 14, 2004
By: Steve Dougherty | Posted: Apr 15, 2004 3:15 am

- Spotlight back on nVidia - 6800's Unleashed


Well folks... just as we expected, nVidia have officially announced their new line of NV40 (6800) graphics cards and naturally there have been a swarm of articles and reviews hit the scene today. As you can see below, i'm sure there's more than enough content for you to read up on. nVidia have also stated that a record number of partners will be involved with the distribution of the new cards. Game publishers and creators are praising these killer cards due to the sheer performance on tap. There's no denying it, nVidia have well and truely gained possession of the crown once again. These benchmarks i'm seeing across the board are lethal. Here's a link to nVidia's official Tech Demos page with some nice polished running demos and a video showing off the capabilities of the new NV40 GPU.


"This is the biggest generation-to-generation performance leap that we have ever seen with a new GPU," said Jen-Hsun Huang, president and CEO of NVIDIA. "In addition to the raw performance increase, we had two fundamental strategies with the 6800 models. First was to take programmability to the next level with the industry's only GPU with Shader Model 3.0. Second was to extend the reach of GPUs to the consumer electronics market with a powerful and fully programmable video processor capable of multiple video formats and 'prosumer' level image processing."


- NV40 Articles and Reviews from around the Web


- PC Perspective
- Tech Report
- Bit-Tech
- XBit Labs
- Beyond3D
- Hexus
- Hardware Analysis
- Guru3D
- Hot Hardware
- Anandtech
- Toms Hardware
- Firing Squad
- K-Hardware
- Clubic
- Trusted Reviews
- NVNews
- Bjorn3D
- 3DCenter
- Digit-Life


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