NVIDIA GTX 660 2GB Review; GK106 Arrives COMMENT THREAD
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September 13, 2012, 08:12 AM
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See I don't agree. For $20 more, why would you buy a HD 7870 at this point? As I said:
"But make no mistake about it, with a few well timed and minimal reductions, the HD 7870 could become a very serious threat to the GTX 660's newfound position."
Remember, right now the average price of a HD 7870 is about $250.
There are already Radeon 7870 at $240 on average. AMD already cuts the prices again on the 7800 and 7900 cards just a couple days ago. With MIR, some have even fallen to the $220-230 price point, but maybe MIR shouldn't be counted. A HIS 7870 can even be found at $210 last I checked though they are out of stock now.
Still, this is very similar when the 670 came out. It offers almost 90% performance of the $100 more 680. Same thing on the 660 vs 660ti. Imo, why would you buy a card that offers very similar performance at $239 to the $300 card
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