While NVIDIA has told its partners not to disclose any information on shipment details other than the known late Feb. availability date, the worst is [URL=http://www.theinquirer.net/?article=7796]to be expected[/URL].
We have already heard of most boards going only out on pre-orders and few, if any, on retail shelves... so you better order one now if you were one of those bidding for Voodoo5 6000 cards a while ago, just for the sake of collecting 'exotic' 3d cards that didn't go out in mass production.
[COLOR=royalblue][...] there's an allocation of 2,000 cards for the US, 1400 for the European Union and a measly 750 for the whole of Asia. And Terratec, Creative, PNY, BFG, Gainward, Leadtek, Asus, and MSI will all have to share this generous amount between themselves.[/COLOR]