NVIDIA GF100 & Friends speculation

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  1. neliz

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    Aren't those the same guys that are doing Metro2033 now?
     
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    The publishers getting the better part of it ... and the savings from "developer support" come in during the phase where the developer is tightest in cash.

    I can see how it makes sense for the developers to simply accept free libraries and a live in developer to code part of their engine for them ... that's easy 100K+ they can pocket. I don't think that kind of "developer support" is really something we should wish for developers to have though ... it basically becomes a bidding match between who can offer the developer the most reduction in development cost, but there is always a price tag ... and that price tag is heavily slanted optimization and thus reduced competition.
     
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    I thought silly season was over...I was wrong I guess :huh:
     
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    Kyle posted about it in his forums.
     
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    Moving along now...
     
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    Except digi and friends random posts.
     
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    When can we expect any Fermi mainstream or budget derivatives? It's awfully quiet on the mainstream front, and ATI's HD5750 and HD5770 have been on the market for almost half a year now.

    Any information, rumors, or speculation?
     
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    Yeah, GF104, presumably 256 SPs, 64 TMUs, 32 ROPs, 256-bit bus with GDDR5, a bit bigger than Cypress (which is 334mm²) expected soonish, probably sometime around June, I guess.

    That is pretty much what is floating around.
     
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    If the rumor is correct, and it only just taped out, we're talking closer to the August-October timeframe.
     
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    GTX 460 to arrive at early June:

    Sorry if this is against the rules, its just theres no explanation and its just simpler to copy the whole thing. If it is an infraction, may I use one of my ATI cake tokens?
     
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    So is GTX460 GF104 or GF100?
    Link only says it's "Fermi-based", and I've seen both interpretations...
     
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    The dual 6-pin connectors lead me to believe it's another cut down GF100 die.
     
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    My guess, based on NVIDIA's previous behavior, would be that the GTX 460 is GF100-based while GF104 powers the GTS 450.

    It also makes sense given the very poor yields that NVIDIA is experiencing with GF100.
     
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    Well if it made sense for Cypress (HD5830) it definitely makes sense for GF100.
     
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