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How long will 6xxx series be sold new when 7xxx comes out?

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I want to CF my 6870 (maybe in like 8 months?) but I know HD 7xxx seriers is coming out Q4 2011. I wanted to know, do you guys think Amazon will still sell new 6870's in Q1 2012?

I want to buy a new one since it will still have warranty, so I really can't risk them running out or becoming too expensive. If they will inflate too much, I will just buy one now.
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I would say they will still be on sale 6-8 months after the release. Don't they still sell 5XXXs?
    
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I would say they will still be on sale 6-8 months after the release. Don't they still sell 5XXXs?
I dont think they still sell the 5870's but I'm sure they still sell the less powerful of the 5xxx series.
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Most stores still stock things like the 5770 and 5670, heck my local store still sells the 8400GS.
 
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Its still easy to find the 5970, so I think you should be able to get them for a year or 2.

Edit- Stores around here sell nvidia 6/7K series still. Those ones that used AGP slots.... You should be safe for a few years. My old 8400gs is still available, I'm happy I moved to a GTS 450 though.
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do we have any news on upcoming 7xxx
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