The first photograph of 55-nm version of the graphic chip GT200, distributed recently to Asian resource Expreview.com, forced once again to revisit the issue of transfer of flagship products NVIDIA at a delicate process. It was learned that a second account update accelerator GeForce GTX 260, caused by the transition to 55-nm core of the marks G200-103-B2, scheduled for next month. Key features of video cards, including the working frequency and quantity of universal conveyors, remain unchanged. In passing, it was reported that around the same time, in January next year, the new kernel will be translated current leader ruler kaliforniytsev GeForce GTX 280. However, the mission 55-nm versions of the chip GT200 does not end. Long rumor that the updated kernel will form the basis for the next dual accelerator, called conditional GeForce GTX 260 GX2. Its main competitor will be the most productive at this time graphics card Radeon HD 4870 X2 (2xRV770). According to all of the same Chinese website Expreview.com, experts from NVIDIA completed the design of the new accelerator. For their part, officials Hardspell.com clarify that by the middle of this month must be ready to engineering samples. Following the successful completion of testing novelty is scheduled to start in serial production. Leaving the market expected no earlier than January 2009. Sources sure to come flagship NVIDIA collected in two 55-nm chips GT200 with 216 streaming conveyors. We have to believe it will be the same chips marked G200-103-B2 with a reduced power consumption and heat. According to unverified data, the development of new NVIDIA is a double-decker sandwich of a pair of separate boards working in SLI. This design was tested at the products of previous generations of GeForce 9800 GX2 and 7950 GX2. Information about other equally important characteristics of the new design NVIDIA, unfortunately, not given. Only alleged that the last sample dvuhchipovaya video market will get an official name GeForce GTX 295.