If you've purchased a GeForce 7800 GTX in the six weeks or so since its introduction, you may want to avert your eyes. If you purchased a Radeon X850 XT in recent months, just close your browser window now. And if you're a corporate executive at a certain Canadian fabless semiconductor firm, you may want to bury your head. NVIDIA is now unleashing a card based on an ever so slightly cut down version of the G70 graphics processor at a substantial discount off the price of the GeForce 7800 GTX.
The short version? The 7800 GT offers near-GTX performance for at least a hundred bucks less than NVIDIA's top-end card, and it pretty much creams anything else in its price range. Keep reading for the full story at Tech Report.