Nvidia quietly releases GeForce GT 220, G210 to retail

By Jos · 7 replies
Oct 12, 2009
  1. Moving forward with the transition to 40nm, Nvidia has officially taken its GT200 architecture to the mainstream today with the retail launch of the GeForce G210 and GeForce GT220 graphics cards. Both products carry prices well below the $100 mark, and are the company's first desktop solutions to offer support for DirectX 10.1 as well as Shader Model 4.1.

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  2. don't you mean "well "below" $100 mark"
  3. Matthew

    Matthew TechSpot Staff Posts: 5,333   +101

    Fixed, thank you.
  4. "48 processor cores" Nvidia is terming that as "Cuda Cores" (more confusing marketing). I can't find a definite answer, but I don’t believe this is the same thing termed by the old "Shader Processors"?
    Has Nvidia devised this to again confuse their customers?

    This card appears to be nothing more than a die-shrink od the 9500GT except more core clock, with slightly shader / memory clocks, and included a increase in the power requirement. While still no HD audio over HDMI … Nothings Changed!
  5. 9Nails

    9Nails TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,215   +177

    That's quite a "meh" inspiring release there Nvidia. What happened to the competitive spirit? Its like slapping a new label on dog food and calling it improved. So they caught up to cards AMD sold a year ago with the HD 4000-series. Yeay!?

    Now someone go and build me a card that can score 3 digits in Crysis in high detail!
  6. hoihoi nerdies
  7. JMMD

    JMMD TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 854

    Way to rehash a tired old product line Nvidia.
  8. techsp10

    techsp10 Banned Posts: 37

    It's another new product of nVidia I just gonna hope that there would be no malfunctions of their products...
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