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Old February 10, 2012, 12:17 PM
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Originally Posted by TedShackley View Post
if they changed name from 600s to 700s, it would have been for "marketing" since AMD has 7000s, and noobs would goto the PC store and see 600s, or 7000s and say wow 7000 is a big number
Absolutely nothing to do with it. Otherwise on that logic the 4XX series from nVIdia would have been out when the 4XXX series from ATI was. Not the 5000 series to which it competed. It just doesn't work that way, and the Vast majority of people who buy a Graphics card beyond $100 do some research before shopping.
While most of the cards below $100 are for System builders and OEM's.

@ Belgolas - Well the 6990 might be a powerful card but its very limited production. I would opt for 1 7950 now, and then one in the near future for something really really powerful.
Even if you could still find a 6990, the price for it isn't worth it with a new architecture out in the marketplace.


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