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Daily News Round #3 for October 11, 2004

Daily News Round #3 news post from TweakTown's online news computing and technology content pages for October 11, 2004

By Steve Dougherty on Oct 11, 2004 08:31 pm CDT - 1 min, 37 secs reading time

- Low-cost PCI-E graphics, Nvidia GeForce 6200

Today brings to light a new sibling to NVIDIA's GeForce line of video cards. If you have (or are aiming to switch to) a PCIe equipped mainboard but dont wish to fork out big bucks for a PCIe card you know you wont make full use of, these little feature packed entry level four pipeline 6200's with SM3.0 support could be just the ticket. With the NDA expiring just a short while ago, coverage has already surfaced across several popular sites around the web of which you can get to from the links provided below, with no doubt more articles on the way of which i'll update this post with as they come in.

- NeoSeeker
- Hexus
- NVNews
- Hardware Analysis
- Tech Report
- Anandtech
- FiringSquad

For those interested, Hexus have also posted up a copy of NVIDIA's supporting press release right here folks.

Tech Report:-

WHEN NVIDIA first announced the GeForce 6800 series, the company boasted that its new graphics architecture would scale down to mid-range and value markets by the end of the year. GeForce 6 trickle-down has already spawned the GeForce 6600 series, whose performance and feature set are a revelation for the mid-range market. Today, NVIDIA extends the GeForce 6 series even further into the value segment with the GeForce 6200. This four-pipe GeForce 6 brings Shader Model 3.0 support to graphics cards in and around the $129 mark, giving cash-strapped gamers an intriguing new low-end option.

How does the GeForce 6200 fare against competition that includes ATI's budget Radeons and Intel's Graphics Media Accelerator 900? Read on to find out.

- Articles and Reviews from around the Web

- Shuttle XPC ST61G4 (First ATI integrated SFF) @ Digit-Life
- High-end graphics waiting on GDDR3? @ The Inquirer
- AMD CPU Roadmap: Q3'04 Lots More Semprons @ Anandtech
- Media Center Bathroom Extender @ Ghetto Hardware
- Nvidia PCI Express 6800 coming soon @ The Inquirer
- Samsung's LT-P468W 46" LCD @ ExtremeTech

Steve Dougherty

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