NVIDIA Skips G81, Goes Straight For G90

We told you earlier about NVIDIA
skipping G81 or GeForce 8900
to go straight for something more powerful. It
seems like INQ has insider scoop that NVIDIA mulling the successor to G80 but
still would like to produce GX2 if they managed to solve the thermal and power
issues. After that it will be time for G9x flavour, codenamed G90. NVIDIA is
planning to produce 65nm G9x chips based on G80 architecture with much higher
frequencies and powered with GDDR4. If NVIDIA makes G80 smaller there may also
be just enough space for 512Mbit controller. If all goes as planned, the chip is
scheduled for second part of 2007.

We told you earlier about NVIDIA
skipping G81 or GeForce 8900
to go straight for something more powerful. It
seems like INQ has insider scoop that NVIDIA mulling the successor to G80 but
still would like to produce GX2 if they managed to solve the thermal and power
issues. After that it will be time for G9x flavour, codenamed G90. NVIDIA is
planning to produce 65nm G9x chips based on G80 architecture with much higher
frequencies and powered with GDDR4. If NVIDIA makes G80 smaller there may also
be just enough space for 512Mbit controller. If all goes as planned, the chip is
scheduled for second part of 2007.

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