Original URL: http://www.theregister.co.uk/2006/09/08/foxconn_announces_nvidia_cards/

Foxconn enters the graphics card market with a bang

Announces complete Nvidia range

By Leo Waldock

Posted in Hardware, 8th September 2006 11:08 GMT

Taiwanese component manufacturer Foxconn has announced a range of Nvidia chipped cards that stretch from a GeForce 7950 GX2 down to a 7100GS, with the whole gamut of 7900, 7600 and 7300 models in between.

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While it may be tempting to write this off as yet another company joining a graphics market that is straining at the seams with similar offerings, this would be very short-sighted.

Foxconn is an enormous company that turned over $16bn in 2004 and, besides the motherboards and cases that it sells under its own name, it also OEMs a ton of kit. Look inside your PC and there is a very high chance that you have some Foxconn hardware, even if it's only an IDE connector or PCI slot.

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Make no mistake about it, graphics card prices will be coming down and balance sheets will be affected. ®