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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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ASUS 2010 notebook lineup detailed: Core i7, NVIDIA Optimus & Fermi 400-series graphics?

ASUS 2010 notebook lineup detailed: Core i7, NVIDIA Optimus & Fermi 400-series graphics?

If you're in the mood for a new ASUS laptop, set aside half a day or so to go through the company's upcoming models.  Notebook Review forum member - and patient soul - David grabbed ASUS' latest brochure and went to work snipping out photos and spec sheets of what's just around the corner.  Many of the laptops have already been announced, or at least have some partial specifications attached, but there are some gems in there too.

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NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450, 440 & 430 with Fermi GF104 tipped for June

NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450, 440 & 430 with Fermi GF104 tipped for June

NVIDIA's Fermi GF100-based GeForce GTX 480/470 video cards are expected to arrive sometime today, but according to the latest rumors the company is already planning their mid-range and entry-level alternatives.  Believed to be on track for a June 2010 launch at the earliest, according to 3dceter.org three of the cards will use the 40nm GF104 core with up to 256 shader cores, 64 TMUs, 32 ROPs and a 256-bit memory bus.  Although naming isn't finalised, they're believed to be known as the NVIDIA GeForce GTS 450, 440 and 430.

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