Confused? So are we. But we do have a GeForce 7950 GX2 in our grubby little hands, and it's still a heckuva thing, quad SLI or no.
What you see below is BFG Tech's version of the GeForce 7950 GX2.
So, uh, yeah. Powerful.
This puppy is also revised quite a bit compared to the cards that shipped in early Quad SLI systems. At 9.5" inches, the GX2 is shorter than the earlier cards—and no longer than a Radeon X1900.Protruding from the GX2's expansion slot cover is a pair of dual-link DVI ports and a TV-out port. These unassuming ports include something new: full HDCP support.
I know, breathtaking, hardware copy protection as a feature!
But you'll need it to plug into the latest HDTVs, so here it is. The board has a crypto ROM on it that works in concert with the GPU and an HDCP-ready playback application to make the magic happen. Then, all you have to do is plop down on the couch, rest your peg leg, and watch that new Blu-ray title with your one good eye. (Our BFG Tech review unit, however, did not ship with an HDMI plug adapter.)NVIDIA says you can expect to cough up roughly $599 to $649 worth of pirate booty in order to purchase a GeForce 7950 GX2, and like many of its recent product introductions, this one should be followed by near-immediate availability of cards at online retailers. Read more...