VR Zone saw documents with information about NVIDIA's plans for the desktop GPU market in 2009. We already knew the 55nm GeForce GTX 295 and GeForce GTX 285 are slated for the first quarter of 2009, and the site says the first 40nm GPU will arrive in Q2 2009. The 40nm GT212 will serve both the enthusiast and performance segment, so the 55nm GT200b GPUs will have a very short lifespan.
The mainstream GT214 and GT216 along with the value GT218 40nm GPUs are expected in Q3 2009, these chips will replace the G94, G96 and G98, respectively. VR Zone claims NVIDIA is working on four desktop SKUs for the GT216 and six desktop SKUs for GT218 at least, so you can expect different clocks and memory configs/types.
For the integrated graphics market NVIDIA is working on the iGT209, this IGP chipset will replace the GeForce 9300/9400 series in Q3 2009.
Last but not least, the site also lists the GT300 GPU. This will be NVIDIA's next-generation 40nm GPU, it will support DirectX 11 and is slated for Q4 2009.
G92 x2 GeForce 9800 GX2
GT200b x2 GeForce GTX 295
GT200 GeForce GTX 280 GeForce GTX 260
GT200b GeForce GTX 285 GeForce GTX 260
G94 GeForce 9600 GT
G96 GeForce 9500 GT
G98 GeForce 9400 GT
GeForce 9400 GeForce 9300
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Re: NVIDIA 40nm GPU lineup for 2009 unveiled by Anonymous on Sunday, December 28 2008 @ 19:56:18 CET
Given that ATI plans to bring 40nm in Q1 or early Q2, this schedule looks like they might be a bit behind.
ATI also plans to bring 40nm to mobile early in 2009 as well, so there's another area that is rather quiet on the Nvidia front.