GeForce FX even more delayed....

By MrGaribaldi ยท 13 replies
Jan 10, 2003
  1. According to Warp2search the GeForce FX won't hit the streets in February!

    Read more about it here...
  2. iss

    iss TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,994

    ahhhh the Loch Ness FX remains an elusive target.:D

    even groups that have been promised pre production engeneering samples for testing havent received them and they say that they have been told that they cant even be given a time frame of when they will get them for testing. at this rate ATI is going to be launching their R350 chipset cards either with the FX or very shortly there after. in fact it wouldnt suprise me that ATI's new card will be available about the same time that the FX finally makes it onto store shelves in quantity.

    there is allready widespread dissatisfaction with Nvidia's vaporware FX which is only going to increase when there is no cards by the end of January or even Feb. as promised.
  3. iss

    iss TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 1,994

    NEWS FLASH!!!!!!!!!!

    sightings of the UFX ( Unavailable FX) remain unconfirmed and claimed landings ( on retailers shelves) have so far proven to be false. this news however has not daunted the Nvidia Faithful who plan on holding candlelight vigils at major retailers in Jan and Feb wearing white robes and chanting......welcome FX......welcome.......join with us that we may be one............


    Disclaimer:the above is a parody and any resemblence to any persons living, dead or still hoping to buy a FX card anytime soon is purely coincidental.
  4. Nick

    Nick TS Rookie Posts: 185

    Personally the only thing im anticipating about the geforce fx is that it will lower prices on other cards :).
  5. Maximus

    Maximus TS Member Posts: 60

    Ouch that's a bummer. Here's another one, according to ActionTrip the card will be selling for 692 Euros ($700). Heres what they had to say, "According to the online store we mentioned in this news-story, the first graphics cards on the latest VPU from NVIDIA will appear only in late February or even early March. The Club3D graphics card is equipped with D-Sub, DVI-I and TV-Out connectors. It features 256MB of DDR-II SDRAM and the GeForce FX 5800 Ultra VPU running probably at 1000/500MHz respectively. Currently the product is priced at 692 Euro. (which is around $700 bucks)

    Wait, wait, wait... $700 dollars for a video card?! That is ridiculous. Weren't US stores taking pre-orders for like $400 bucks? What gives?"

    Wow, so does that like suck, or what!!!

    See more here at:
    Oh and Iss, :haha:, good one.
  6. SNGX1275

    SNGX1275 TS Forces Special Posts: 10,742   +422

    I can't imagine anyone other than millionares buying something that expensive.
  7. Vehementi

    Vehementi TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,704

    You can preorder a 128MB model from Best Buy for $400. Says it'll ship on March 9th.
  8. Rick

    Rick TechSpot Staff Posts: 4,572   +65

    People were saying this about the Geforce 1 when it debuted at 300+ dollars prices. You can clearly see the trend in graphics vs capital here. Note this is not inflation, but just plain higher prices, repspectively. :rolleyes:
  9. MrGaribaldi

    MrGaribaldi TechSpot Ambassador Topic Starter Posts: 2,512

    Well, this is getting ludicrous!

    The 9700pro GF4 ti46 etc started at 4-500$, but dropped to a lower price after just a short time... They are still expensive, but since it's the latest offerings from ATI and Nvidia, that's expected...

    But retailing a card for 700$, that's just crazy...
    The only one's who'll be buying that have either too much money, or are so in love with Nvidia, they'd buy the card even if they have to sell their house.....

    Allthough, for Nvidia, it might not be that important to sell the cards in volume, but just to get back the speed king title... As long as they've got that, people will buy Nvidia, since "Hey, they got the fastest card on the market, that must mean they've got the best cards overall..."
  10. Phantasm66

    Phantasm66 TS Rookie Posts: 5,734   +8

    anyone who jumps out straight away when these cards become available is either very rich or very stupid. but it should lower the prices of high end geforce 4 cards which is good news for all, and they will eventually drop to a more realistic price.
  11. Nick

    Nick TS Rookie Posts: 185

    or vehementi's parents buying one for veh ;) ;)
  12. TS | Thomas

    TS | Thomas TS Rookie Posts: 1,319

    It's errie when you think about it. Voodoo 5 was delayed a lot (as GeForce FX seemingly is), now from Pers work we see GeForce FX uses some internal power connector like Voodoo 5 as well. Just the start of bad omens?
  13. ---agissi---

    ---agissi--- TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,978   +15

    Naa I wouldnt think of it like that Thomas.
    Originally posted by SNGX1275
    I can't imagine anyone other than millionares buying something that expensive.

    or vehementi's parents buying one for veh
    LoL -Nice1 bud...:D Cheers
  14. Vehementi

    Vehementi TechSpot Paladin Posts: 2,704

    My dad doesn't have a job and my mom works at the school district. Yeah, they make so much money as to buy me a $700 video card. I cannot remember the last time my mom buying me something extraneous beyond a holiday present. Not really a 'nice one' agissi since I pay for just about everything of mine out of my own pocket. Watch as I never get an FX and stick with my 8500 for a long time since I'm playing sports instead of working.
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