Radeon HD 4870 launch price plummets
NVIDIA will also lower the price tag of its products, but not for its latest lineup. Instead, the Santa-Clara based graphics manufacturer is going to release a new version of the GeForce 9800 GTX card, which is going to be dubbed 9800 GTX+. The card is actually an overclocked 9800 GTX with a better price tag, set at $229. It will feature a GPU speed of 738MHz (as compared to the 675 MHz on the “regular” 9800 GTX), shaders clocked at 1836 MHz (1688 MHz) and 512 MB of GDDR3 memory, which will be clocked at 2200MHz (like the standard version).
Because of this card, NVIDIA will probably also lower the price for its standard 9800 GTX and set it at $199. Unfortunately, there is no word yet on the released date for the 9800 GTX+.