With NVIDIA's NV40 GPU launching in April, with the 6800 Ultra the first product based on it to be evaluated, it's taken some time to get the rest of the range out for everyone to look at. I managed to snag both the 6800 GT and plain 6800 reference boards, both on AGP, to compare to the Ultra and ATI's current X800 lineup, in our usual reference board examination. Here's a snippet.
Check it out in full here.What strikes me most is the performance difference the entire range of product from both IHVs has over the outgoing generation of parts. They all make 9800XT and 5950 Ultra look very very silly indeed. Something for everyone from £200 upwards.