According to several of NVIDIA’s partners, NVIDIA is planning to release their GeForce 8800 Ultra together with the soon to be released GeForce 8600 series. The word in the halls is saying that NVIDIA is planning to release several GPU’s on the same day. The 8300 GS, 8400 GS, 8500 GT, 8600 GT, 8600 GTS and the new ‘monster’, the 8800 Ultra. According to the same sources, the GeForce 8800 Ultra will be an overclocked version of the 8800 GTX aimed to deal with the upcoming threat from ATI’s R600. The exact specification and technical details are still unknown at this stage. It is known that many of NVIDIA’s partners are preparing for a hard launch.
It is also rumored that NVIDIA is planning to end the life of the GeForce 7 line on the 28th of April though none of our sources have agreed to give us the exact release date. According to other reports, it is the 17th of April, but it still unofficial. On another note, some of our sources have told us that they will release an AGP version of the GeForce 7900 GS and 7950 GT to compete with ATI’s latest AGP solution - the Radeon X1950 PRO AGP. It seems that you can already find these appearing on the market and available through limited sources.