NVIDIA Officially Declares GeForce GTX 480 / 470 Launch Date

We just saw a very interesting, very specific post go up on the official NVIDIA Facebook page. It appears the company's highly anticipated, initial line-up of GF100 based graphics cards will be launching on March 26, 2010. Here's exactly what NVIDIA had to say...

"NVIDIA We want to apologize for the confusion around our most recent GF100 update. To clarify, the launch date for GeForce GTX 480 and GTX 470 is March 26, 2010. This date also coincides with the GeForce LAN event NVIDIA is hosting at PAX 2010. Hope you can attend the show. For more info, please visit: www.nvidia.com/paxeast"

NVIDIA GF100, aka Fermi up and running in a Maingear SHIFT PC at CES 2010 - Click for full res.

If you're unfamiliar with the GF100, we've got plenty of information available already. While out at CES this year, we were made privy to a slew of architectural details, as they relate to gaming and PhysX. And a few months before that, we talked about the compute side of the equation.

NVIDIA's Jen-Hsun Huang hold's GF100's closest sibling, Fermi-based Tesla card

Those of you waiting to see NVIDIA's hand before making the move to a DX11-class graphics card need wait only a few more weeks. Stay tuned to HotHardware for more GF100 scoop as it happens.