NVIDIA is fulfilling its promises and will start shipping its GeForce 6800 GS AGP cards next week. NVIDIA has a massive shortage of AGP chips and that it cannot print enough 6600 based chips and bridge it back with HSI bridge chip. Unlike the 6800 GS PCIe, the AGP version will be based on good old NV40 chip and it will be native AGP card without any bridges. The card will start at a similar price – $ 249.

NVIDIA is fulfilling its promises and will start shipping its GeForce 6800 GS AGP cards next week. NVIDIA has a massive shortage of AGP chips and that it cannot print enough 6600 based chips and bridge it back with HSI bridge chip. Unlike the 6800 GS PCIe, the AGP version will be based on good old NV40 chip and it will be native AGP card without any bridges. The card will start at a similar price – $ 249.