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Old July 26, 2009, 01:52 PM
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Default NVIDIA Quadro FX $950 off!!

Holy crap I wish I had money!...
I've been looking at the Quadro cards and thought I could never afford one...
Well, I still can't afford one... but wow... $950 off!!!

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Old July 26, 2009, 01:53 PM
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hmmm... shaders 4.0
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What a colossal waste of money. You could run 3-295's for that price.
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Old July 26, 2009, 02:44 PM
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You can always softmod a Geforce to a Quadro
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Well, you pay the premium for the drivers and support.
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Yah, but wayyy too much.
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Old July 26, 2009, 03:45 PM
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What a colossal waste of money. You could run 3-295's for that price.
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"The Quadro line of GPU cards emerged in an effort at market segmentation by NVIDIA. In introducing the Quadro, NVIDIA were able to charge a premium for essentially the same graphics hardware in a different market."
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Yah, but wayyy too much.

What he said. Even at 950 off it is a HUGE waste of cash.
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