Posted on Friday, March 10 2006 @ 00:13:39 CET by LSDsmurf
The $179 to $249 range of the graphics market is the meat and potatoes of the industry. Margins at this level are typically quite good as compared to the budget level, and the sell through with these products can help to make or break a company for that particular quarter. Needless to say, this is a very important market in terms of monetary value as well as mindshare. Late last year NVIDIA released the 6800 GS card to provide an alternative to the X800 and X1600 series of parts from ATI..