Excerpt: When ATI released its Radeon HD 4870X2, it temporarily took the flagship position from NVIDIA’s GTX 280. Dual chip cards have been present on the market for quite some time now, like ATI’s Rage Fury MAXX in 1999 or Gigabyte’s dual 6600GT card. However, it was NVIDIA who first launched 7900GX2 and 7950GX2 cards with a feature that they have kept since then, the dual PCB.
Excerpt: Brand: ASUS Supplier: ASUS Website: www.asus.com RRP: TBA Review By: Neo Sibeko | NAG Magazine (March 2009) 2008 WAS ONE OF the toughest years for the two chief GPU manufacturers in the world. While market share improved for ATI with the economic situation such as it was (and still is), both NVIDIA and ATI suffered significant losses in revenue. However, that has not stopped the competition between the two companies.