Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 16th Apr 2008 20:01 UTC, submitted by irbis
3D News, GL, DirectX Open Graphics Project founder Timothy Miller recently noted on the project's mailing list that they are set to announce that their first hardware, the OGD1, is ready for pre-order. "The OGD1 design has actually been finished for a couple of months now," he began, explaining that they've been setting up a way to process pre-orders for the first 100 boards. The board will retail at USD 1500, with a USD 100 discount offered for the first 100 pre-orders. "These are pre-orders, not orders," Timothy continued, "that means the lead time is unpredictable. We don't have a stock. We will purchase a stock based on the number of pre-orders we get. Also, this means that if we never get a large enough number of pre-orders, we will be unable to fulfil them; all pre-orders would be cancelled, and no one would be charged anything."
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flanque
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2005-12-15

Then why set themselves a goal of 20-30fps for Quake 3? It's positioning it as a graphics card with lines such as that.

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apoclypse Member since:
2007-02-17

Well you are not going to put out something that doesn't work just because its open. You at least want to give people who are going to buy it something that works. If they were really shooting to make a graphics card 20-30fps in Q3 is a joke, they could do a WHOLE lot better than that without even trying.

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