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Old August 21, 2012, 08:33 AM
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Default AMD Makes New HD 7000-series Price Cuts Official

As many of you have noticed over the last few weeks, certain Radeon cards have been gradually falling in price. AMD has now sent out a friendly reminder about this new cost structure being officially implemented.

Read more here: AMD Makes New HD 7000-series Price Cuts Official | Hardware Canucks
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Old August 21, 2012, 10:00 AM
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660 and 550ti on the way?

The 660ti having the same architecture bar the limited memory bus confirmed for me that they wanted to clean the line up a bit and make the new ti the previous 448. Though how well it did is debatable.
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All I can say is that the build-up to back to school and then Christmas will be very...VERY interesting.
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Hrmmmm.... the pricing on the 78XX cards comes in pretty well in light of my comments in the review thread. Good to see gaming capable cards for sub-$200
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Damn, I just purchased a 7870 a few days, I should have waited for the price drop. But at least my employee discount and the mail in rebate covers most if not all of the difference in cost.
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just picked up an XFX 7870 for $219 after $30 MIR at NCIX. Lots of card for the money there.
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The thing that makes it worst is for us whom are dependant upon reselling the existing card to hop up another model ... this makes possibly upgrading to a 7950 card for me next to not being feasable probly ... :|
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The thing that makes it worst is for us whom are dependant upon reselling the existing card to hop up another model ... this makes possibly upgrading to a 7950 card for me next to not being feasable probly ... :|
Yes, but the next higher model is cheaper...

I paid $450 for my 7950PCS+ back in February...that price is now down over $100... the price difference from one model to the next is the same.
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The thing that makes it worst is for us whom are dependant upon reselling the existing card to hop up another model ... this makes possibly upgrading to a 7950 card for me next to not being feasable probly ... :|

But it makes it cheaper to crossfire if you choose to go that route.
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But it makes it cheaper to crossfire if you choose to go that route.
Shure ... IF ya can find a matching 7870 card & with equal clocks on it + the ps/case cooling for it. From what I hear i might be lucky & have 1 of the cherry gpu's with it being able to hit 1.2 ghz on stock cooler AND it's a powercolor card as most ppl hate power color !!
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