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Clevo D900F GeForce GTX 480M gaming notebook up for wallet-busting sale

Clevo D900F GeForce GTX 480M gaming notebook up for wallet-busting sale

Remember that stonking NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M Fermi GPU and the Clevo gaming notebook it was expected to first show up in?  The Clevo  D900F is now up for sale, and if you've in the region of $2,959 lying around waiting for a Core i7 based 17-inch monster notebook, you probably won't be disappointed.  Everything from a 2.66GHz Core i7-920 through to a 3.33GHz Core i7-980X Extreme are on offer (factor in an extra $856 for the latter), together with some Xeon quadcores, as well as up to 12GB of DDR3 memory.

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NVIDIA deny GTX 470 axe; hint at incoming GTX 465

NVIDIA deny GTX 470 axe; hint at incoming GTX 465

After speculation earlier this week that NVIDIA had axed their GeForce GTX 470 graphics card, the company has strongly denied that they are deleting the SKU in favor of opening up their mid-range market.  Describing the GTX 470 as "our best price-performance product in the enthusiast line," the NVIDIA statement also hints that a "reasonably priced version of our GF100 [GPU]" is likely next on the cards.

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NVIDIA want Tegra 2 to be performance Android option; challenge Snapdragon & Apple A4

NVIDIA want Tegra 2 to be performance Android option; challenge Snapdragon & Apple A4

NVIDIA are looking to take on Qualcomm in the Android arena, with CEO Jen-Hsun Huang positioning the company's second-gen Tegra chipset as a more multimedia- and performance-focused alternative for high-end devices.  Huang complimented Qualcomm and TI's mobile chipsets, describing them as "wonderful application processors", but went on to say that "our differentiation and our contribution to the space is where multimedia, high resolution snappy graphics [are] really necessary."  He also highlighted Tegra's possibilities for larger-scale, iPad rivalling Android tablets, such as Notion Ink's Adam.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 465 leaks, gets benchmarked

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 465 leaks, gets benchmarked

Details of NVIDIA's upcoming mid-range Fermi based video card - until now known as the GeForce GTX 460 - have leaked, with Chinese site eNet claiming to have acquired a GF100 GPU based video card.  According to their sources, the chip will show up in the NVIDIA GeForce GTX 465 on June 2nd; they've also been testing it, discovering that NVIDIA have disabled several elements of the GPU (the GF100 also powers the GTX 470/480) including limiting stream processors to 352 and RAM to 1GB.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 due June; mainstream versions shortly after

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 460 due June; mainstream versions shortly after

NVIDIA's mainstream and entry-level versions of the Fermi-based GeForce GTX 470/480 will arrive in July and August respectively, according to graphics card manufacturers who have been whispering to DigiTimes, with a new GeForce GTX 460 expected to debut in June 2010.  The mainstream model will use NVIDIA's GF106 core and the entry-level will use the GF108; pricing, we're told, is a little higher than early predictions suggested, coming in at around $180 for the GF106 and $100 for the GF108.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M mobile Fermi in June tips Eurocom

NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M mobile Fermi in June tips Eurocom

NVIDIA haven't been particularly upfront about their mobile plans for the Fermi GPUs but, according to a premature product page from gaming notebook maker Eurocom, it looks like we can expect some movement in June 2010.  Eurocom are listing an NVIDIA GeForce GTX 480M Fermi GPU with 2GB of GDDR5 memory as arriving that month, a 40nm chipset that will add $380 to their 18.4-inch X8100 Leopard notebook.

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Dire Fermi GPU yields will cost NVIDIA market share predict analysts

Dire Fermi GPU yields will cost NVIDIA market share predict analysts

NVIDIA's Fermi-based GeForce GTX 470/480 cards are on sale now, but according to analysts the rumored yield issues have seriously impacted availability.  X-bit labs quotes analysts Needham and Company, who believe NVIDIA's Fermi yield is just 20 to 30-percent, and that they currently have just 10,000 chips on the market.  Financially, the analysts believe NVIDIA could "lose market share" from 2H 2010, claiming to have discovered from their channel checks that Fermi "is not ramping well" and could in fact face further product delays.

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