512mb Geforce ETA?

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by ZeroHour, Sep 9, 2004.

  1. ZeroHour

    ZeroHour ho3 ho3 ho3

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    Anyone got any rough guesses when the 512mb geforce cards are expected to come out?

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  2. Sazar

    Sazar F@H - Is it in you? Staff Member Political User Folding Team

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    per the grapevine.. by the end of the year there should at least be samples
     
  3. ShepsCrook

    ShepsCrook Red Sox Fan!

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    That's kinda sick. I think that's overdoing what we need at the present time.
     
  4. Skwowwy

    Skwowwy 1337ness

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    Even so, that's completely normal. :) 256 MB cards got released not too long ago and yet we don't fully utilize the entire memory. Doom 3 may be the only exception to this, but there's hardly a difference in graphics quality, though. Let alone a 512 MB card would perform better. Maybe with faster DDR3 memory. I suppose the 'coolness' factor plays a role here, so that people can show off how much memory they have on their card. :p

    By the way, 512 MB or even 1 GB on DDR5 would be ultra fast. xD Indeed cool stuff, yeah, but that's unlikely to appear in the near future.
     
  5. champ2005

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    i think that if a current games needs more than 256mb memory its not been designed properly. as u say the doom 3 ultra high settings dont look that much better than the next ones down.
     
  6. Kush

    Kush High On Life!

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    when will the 1gb's come out lol! yes i want that much. hehe,