But 7800 has now firmly exceeded the perceived $499 price barrier...You can read the full interview at Beyond3D.
I'm not even too sure there is a perceived barrier at $499. We need to price it at a level the enthusiasts will buy it at, that's the way that we think about pricing. We think about the pricing of this in the same way that Sony thinks about Playstation 3's - its not about how much is costs, its about what is the price it needs to sell at, and we need to figure out how to make money underneath that.
Interview with Jen-Hsun Huang, NVIDIA's CEO
Posted on Tuesday, Aug 02 2005 @ 08:43 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck