DV Hardware bringing you the hottest news about processors, graphics cards, Intel, AMD, NVIDIA, hardware and technology!

   Home | News submit | News Archives | Reviews | Articles | Howto's | Advertise
 
DarkVision Hardware - Daily tech news
December 6, 2016 
Main Menu
Home
Info
News archives
Articles
Howto
Reviews
 

Who's Online
There are currently 115 people online.

 

Latest Reviews
Zowie P-TF Rough mousepad
Zowie FK mouse
BitFenix Ronin case
Ozone Rage ST headset
Lamptron FC-10 SE fan controller
ZOWIE G-TF Rough mousepad
ROCCAT Isku FX gaming keyboard
Prolimatech Magnetic Pin
 

Follow us
RSS
 

Creative Labs ships ATi Radeon 9200SE, 9600 and 9800XT in Europe

Posted on Monday, December 01 2003 @ 19:54:42 CET by


A little update about the ATi and Creative Labs cooperation in Europe. Creative Labs is going to ship his first shipmens of the 9200SE and 9600 on December 4th, and a few days later a 9800XT card. The 9800XT it said to be a 100% reference card.
I know we talked about the ATI thing in the past and I highlighted some of the problems in dealing with them. Suffice to say that we managed to overcome most of the difficulties and that made it look an interesting deal.

Historically we have always worked with multiple chip suppliers (at one time I was shipping cards from NVIDIA, 3Dfx and S3 at the same time) and now we are returning to that strategy. As graphics chips become more and more complex it is very hard for any company to be the price perfromance leader at all price points. And indeed this is the situation today.

By restricting myself to a single source I can only target a certain percentage of the market. So the move to multiple sources is a natural progression. We will continue to offer NVIDIA based product as long as there is a market for them and it is profitable for Creative to do so. Initial reaction to this deal has been great (a lot of customers have asked us to supply ATI graphics for a long time now).
Source: Guru3D


 



 

DV Hardware - Privacy statement
All logos and trademarks are property of their respective owner.
The comments are property of their posters, all the rest © 2002-2016 DM Media Group bvba