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G92 to be a mainstream GPU

8800 Ultra maintains lead
By: Steve Dougherty | Posted: Sep 4, 2007 9:36 am

Xbit have sourced some more up to date info on NVIDIA's upcoming G92 GPUs, set for a launch date of mid-november.


It was originally rumoured that G92 would indefinitely be the next high-end / flagship series of GPUs to superseed the 8800 series, however several media reports are now suggesting the G92 chip will be more so positioned as a mainstream part, leaving the 8800 Ultra with the crown for some time yet.


Nvidia Corp., the world's largest supplier of discrete graphics processing units (GPUs), reportedly plans to update its lineup of chips in mid-November this year. While according to media reports the company has no plans to dethrone its high-end GeForce 8800 Ultra with the new code-named G92 product, it is highly unlikely that Nvidia has no plans to offer a new top-of-the-range product this fall.


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