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Old June 1, 2009, 03:03 PM
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Demand is high, stock is tight, ATi is having trouble filling all the orders. ATi has alocated the 4770 GPU to laptops first and foremost, with the desktop space second fyi.

To compensate/apologize for the lack of stock, they reduced the MSRP of the 4850 to the same level/price of the 4770. My understanding is, they didn't expect the 4770 sale to usurp 4850/4830 sales so quickly. Its not the best solution, but at least they *are* providing a decent solution with the 4850 price drop to 4770 levels.
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