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#1 Nemo

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Posted 15 April 2008 - 08:29 PM

You can find it here - http://www.overclock...ews/ecs_8800gt/

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Posted 18 April 2008 - 07:40 PM

That's one hell of a BIOS update! :blink:

I wonder why ECS released the card with half of the memory addressing disabled...

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Posted 18 April 2008 - 07:51 PM

I was wondering the exact same thing myself when I read the article... at first I thought I was missing something, but then I realized it really was the most awesome GPU BIOS update ever. Heh. :wacko:

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Posted 18 April 2008 - 08:12 PM

The only thing I can come up with is cost, other then that it doesn't make sense.

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Posted 18 April 2008 - 08:42 PM

It really makes zero sense for ECS to release the card with half of the memory addressing disabled. I can't think of a single reason it'd be viable to do so. :(

Anyway - it doesn't matter. It's a kickass card for less than the standard price - I can't argue with that.

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Posted 18 April 2008 - 09:25 PM

Yea you guys got me too. I could not understand why either. Sure lower cost for us is great but why cut half of the memory, sell it for less, then have an update to release the remainder of the memory for free??? I mean I am not one to complain because it is a killer card and come on SLi for $280 that's a steal..... Hmmmmmm makes you wounder.