Results 1 to 7 of 7

Thread: Analysis - NVIDIA moves to scupper AMD graphics launch

  1. #1
    HEXUS.admin
    Join Date
    Apr 2005
    Posts
    29,398
    Thanks
    0
    Thanked
    1,924 times in 668 posts

    Analysis - NVIDIA moves to scupper AMD graphics launch

    But has NVIDIA?s cheeky last minute launch date shift left partners, the media and the channel exposed?
    Read more.

  2. #2
    Anthropomorphic Personification shaithis's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2004
    Location
    The Last Aerie
    Posts
    10,857
    Thanks
    645
    Thanked
    872 times in 736 posts
    • shaithis's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus P8Z77 WS
      • CPU:
      • i7 3770k @ 4.5GHz
      • Memory:
      • 32GB HyperX 1866
      • Storage:
      • Lots!
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Sapphire Fury X
      • PSU:
      • Corsair HX850
      • Case:
      • Corsair 600T (White)
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 x64
      • Monitor(s):
      • 2 x Dell 3007
      • Internet:
      • Zen 80Mb Fibre

    Re: Analysis - NVIDIA moves to scupper AMD graphics launch

    Considering the economic climate, I guess nVidia have enough cards out there for a launch....I cannot see them flying off of shelves overnight.

    I still have to wonder what a week or 2 in release date means though, again, especially considering the current economic situation.
    Main PC: Asus Rampage IV Extreme / 3960X@4.5GHz / Antec H1200 Pro / 32GB DDR3-1866 Quad Channel / Sapphire Fury X / Areca 1680 / 850W EVGA SuperNOVA Gold 2 / Corsair 600T / 2x Dell 3007 / 4 x 250GB SSD + 2 x 80GB SSD / 4 x 1TB HDD (RAID 10) / Windows 10 Pro, Yosemite & Ubuntu
    HTPC: AsRock Z77 Pro 4 / 3770K@4.2GHz / 24GB / GTX 1080 / SST-LC20 / Antec TP-550 / Hisense 65k5510 4K TV / HTC Vive / 2 x 240GB SSD + 12TB HDD Space / Race Seat / Logitech G29 / Win 10 Pro
    HTPC2: Asus AM1I-A / 5150 / 4GB / Corsair Force 3 240GB / Silverstone SST-ML05B + ST30SF / Samsung UE60H6200 TV / Windows 10 Pro
    Spare/Loaner: Gigabyte EX58-UD5 / i950 / 12GB / HD7870 / Corsair 300R / Silverpower 700W modular
    NAS 1: HP N40L / 12GB ECC RAM / 2 x 3TB Arrays || NAS 2: Dell PowerEdge T110 II / 24GB ECC RAM / 2 x 3TB Hybrid arrays || Network:Buffalo WZR-1166DHP w/DD-WRT + HP ProCurve 1800-24G
    Laptop: Dell Precision 5510 Printer: HP CP1515n || Phone: Huawei P30 || Other: Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Pro 10.1 CM14 / Playstation 4 + G29 + 2TB Hybrid drive

  3. #3
    mutantbass head Lee H's Avatar
    Join Date
    Dec 2003
    Location
    M28, Manchester
    Posts
    14,204
    Thanks
    337
    Thanked
    671 times in 580 posts
    • Lee H's system
      • Motherboard:
      • MSI Z370 Carbon Gaming
      • CPU:
      • Intel i7 8700K Unlocked CPU
      • Memory:
      • 16 GB Corsair Vengeance 3200 LPX
      • Storage:
      • 250GB 960 EVO + a few more drives
      • Graphics card(s):
      • 6GB Palit GTX 1060 Dual
      • PSU:
      • Antec Truepower 750W Modular Blue
      • Case:
      • Corsair 600T White Edition
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 PRO
      • Monitor(s):
      • 27" Asus MX279H & 24" Acer 3D GD245HQ + the 3D glasses
      • Internet:
      • Virgin Media

    Re: Analysis - NVIDIA moves to scupper AMD graphics launch

    Quote Originally Posted by shaithis View Post
    I still have to wonder what a week or 2 in release date means though, again, especially considering the current economic situation.
    Not much, it just gives those customers who want that extra oomph for their cards more time to see reviews and to check into the overclocking details of the hardware.

    It also gives them more time to see if any issues with the hardware such as niggly issues like the fan problems on some cards we've seen in the past.

    I'm sure many people out there take a week or so researching their next intended build anyway

  4. #4
    Senior Member
    Join Date
    Aug 2003
    Location
    Wonderful Warwick!
    Posts
    2,823
    Thanks
    1
    Thanked
    108 times in 91 posts

    Re: Analysis - NVIDIA moves to scupper AMD graphics launch

    What is more telling I believe is the current poll on hexus. 9% of people looking at a GTX275 versus 23% with a 4890. I'd be more worried at that to be honest if I was nvidia, rather than availability...
    Old puter - still good enuff till I save some pennies!

  5. #5
    Banhammer in peace PeterB kalniel's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2005
    Posts
    29,336
    Thanks
    1,554
    Thanked
    2,962 times in 2,402 posts
    • kalniel's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Gigabyte X58A UD3R rev 2
      • CPU:
      • Intel Xeon X5680
      • Memory:
      • 12gb DDR3 2000
      • Graphics card(s):
      • nVidia GTX 1060 6GB
      • PSU:
      • Seasonic 600W
      • Case:
      • Cooler Master HAF 912
      • Operating System:
      • Win 10 Pro x64
      • Monitor(s):
      • Dell U2311H
      • Internet:
      • O2 8mbps

    Re: Analysis - NVIDIA moves to scupper AMD graphics launch

    I think nVidia judged the end-user very well - most of us don't rush out and buy a card the day it launches, so having a slight lag isn't much of a problem for us.

    However Scott is bang on about the effect this has on the partners. I have read (on slightly less high brow news organisations) that nVidia has been accused of being a little arrogant and inconsiderate of its partners in the past. I'd put that largely down to rumour, but seeing what's happened here I'm not so sure anymore.

  6. Received thanks from:

    Scott B (02-04-2009)

  7. #6
    I R Toff Pandi! TAKTAK's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2008
    Location
    Vergon6
    Posts
    7,410
    Thanks
    525
    Thanked
    995 times in 735 posts
    • TAKTAK's system
      • Motherboard:
      • MSI P55 GD65
      • CPU:
      • i7 860 @ 3.62GHz under an XSPC RASA
      • Memory:
      • 8GB 2133MHZ Corsair Vengeance
      • Storage:
      • 80GB Intel G2 SSD + 500GB + 640GB + 250GB WD AAKs + 2x1TB Samsung (1 Dead) + 500GB Maxtor
      • Graphics card(s):
      • EVGA SSC GTX260 216 55nm under an EK FC260 GTX
      • PSU:
      • Corsair HX620w
      • Case:
      • Corsair 800D, PA120.3 in the roof with 6 NF-P12s in Push-Pull
      • Operating System:
      • 7 x64
      • Monitor(s):
      • 24" Yuraku YV24WBH1 - SA-LTM240M2-L01 Panel & 32" LCD HDTV (1080i) Digihome tesco special :D
      • Internet:
      • 76Mb Fibre

    Re: Analysis - NVIDIA moves to scupper AMD graphics launch

    typo on page one

    If it's just a ‘soft launch' - i.e. the product is announced but you can buy it yet
    Post Counts and Other Rewards, Rules, Folding@Home, Fans: Push vs Pull vs Push-Pull, Corsair PSU OEMs.

    Quote Originally Posted by razer121 View Post
    Would you like me to enter you? it would be my pleasure
    TAKTAK.co.uk

  8. Received thanks from:

    Scott B (02-04-2009)

  9. #7
    WEEEEEEEEEEEEE! MadduckUK's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2006
    Location
    Lytham St. Annes
    Posts
    17,293
    Thanks
    649
    Thanked
    1,580 times in 1,006 posts
    • MadduckUK's system
      • Motherboard:
      • Asus A88XM-PLUS
      • CPU:
      • AMD 860K @4.45
      • Memory:
      • 16GB (4x4GB) PC3-12800
      • Storage:
      • 1x240GB Sandisk Extreme / 3x500GB RAID0 / 3GB Backup
      • Graphics card(s):
      • Radeon 7870XT
      • PSU:
      • Corsair TX750w
      • Case:
      • Cooler Master Galdiator 600
      • Operating System:
      • Windows 10 x64
      • Monitor(s):
      • DELL S2409W
      • Internet:
      • 3 One Plan

    Re: Analysis - NVIDIA moves to scupper AMD graphics launch

    say bad things about stock allocation and you get less next time
    Quote Originally Posted by Ephesians
    Do not be drunk with wine, which will ruin you, but be filled with the Spirit
    Vodka

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Replies: 7
    Last Post: 14-09-2008, 11:08 PM
  2. PSU Calculator
    By Hullz-Modz in forum PC Hardware and Components
    Replies: 146
    Last Post: 10-04-2008, 07:07 PM
  3. Replies: 0
    Last Post: 10-05-2007, 02:45 PM
  4. NVIDIA Launch DirectX 10 Into The Mainstream
    By Navin in forum HEXUS News
    Replies: 1
    Last Post: 01-05-2007, 07:23 PM
  5. CHAINTECH VNF4/Ultra Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 Ultra ATX AMD Motherboard
    By tmskilz in forum PC Hardware and Components
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 18-10-2005, 02:06 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •