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Day of chipset reckoning arrives for NVIDIA

Postby Egaladeist » Fri Oct 09, 2009 2:01 pm

NVIDIA dropped a bombshell today with an announcement that it is freezing development work on future PC chipsets. The GPU maker is blaming this dramatic move on an ongoing legal spat with Intel, but the market realities are there for all to see.


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Re: Day of chipset reckoning arrives for NVIDIA

Postby Aspman » Fri Oct 09, 2009 3:38 pm

Hmm it's not going to be to anyone's benefit if NVidia go down the tubes.
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Re: Day of chipset reckoning arrives for NVIDIA

Postby Morganlefay » Fri Oct 09, 2009 4:24 pm

Your are right Asp

I only use Nvidia ...as I find ATI drivers unstable in our design environment

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Re: Day of chipset reckoning arrives for NVIDIA

Postby Vorlin » Mon Oct 12, 2009 9:30 am

I think ATI cards are pretty solid, at least when the X800 came out. I've used just about every brand you can buy from any vendor (a lot not in business anymore) and unfortunately, there's only two major competitors. NVidia and ATI... I think ATI's problem is that it doesn't have the funding that NVidia does, it doesn't get very many on-board motherboard opportunities, and all in all, people seem to flock to NVidia just because "it's better". Unlike MLF, I've found more problems with NVidia chipsets in several motherboards over the years and Windows didn't like it at all and I couldn't find a workable solution whether it be driver reinstall, registry hack, or changing variable settings.

I really hope ATI sticks it out...I think there would have been a lot more problems a lot sooner if AMD didn't buy them out.
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