Life of an NVIDIA Video Card

We've already shown you the globe-spanning life of an AMD microprocessor. So why not, we thought, do the same for a video card? In the interest of not being too AMD-centric (since they have now acquired ATI), we decided to show the lifecycle of an NVIDIA video card.

Click a country to zoom in. Click and drag a box to zoom a particular area. To zoom out, click Zoom Out, click a body of water, or right-click and choose Zoom Out. Mouse over points to get more information. See Help: Maps for more.

Some facilities are just some representative samples. We picked TigerDirect as the retailer because they are popular, and we used Newegg last time. We chose EVGA as the OEM for no particular reason. A lot of minor steps are omitted for simplicity.

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