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According to a slide published by Donanim Haber, the number of CUs disabled is set at four, which means that the card will include a total of 1792 stream processors compared to the 2048 of the HD 7970.

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Were people saying that this would be $450? That would still make my wallet frown.gif
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Were people saying that this would be $450? That would still make my wallet frown.gif

Considering the 580 was about 550$ like the 7970, I bet this one will be about 350$ like the GTX 570. At least, I hope it will be! biggrin.gif
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Were people saying that this would be $450? That would still make my wallet frown.gif

Considering the 580 was about 550$ like the 7970, I bet this one will be about 350$ like the GTX 570. At least, I hope it will be! biggrin.gif

But it will probably be as fast as, if not faster, than a GTX 580, so I bet it will probably cost between a 6970 and a GTX 580.
    
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But it will probably be as fast as, if not faster, than a GTX 580, so I bet it will probably cost between a 6970 and a GTX 580.

And the GTX 570 was as fast (if not faster) than the GTX 480.
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post #6 of 35
Since it will be as fast as 580 it should be priced the same, or somewhat lower. 450 is my guess too, that will lead to nVidia dropping prices...
post #7 of 35
12.5% less stream processor ... So 10-15% less performant than a 7970 but probably still better than a 580! So if its priced at 450$ , the 3GB GTX580 price will probably drop around 400$ .. all speculation ofc!
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I can't help thinking the mid-range gpu's will be a waste of time as these (79xx) aren't exactly worlds ahead of whats out. the mid-range should be weaker than 6970/570/6950 still. that is a huge disappointment if true. if the mid-range are better than 6950's (supposedly 7870 was gonna be a 6970 die shrink) what is the incentive in paying $450-$550 for the 79xx? AMD needs to do a lot of things better. not just in the cpu department tbh. But alas, it's to early to tell right?
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post #9 of 35
7870 will be equal to 6970, maybe a bit faster b/c of clock speed, but the price will be notably higher because of new gen., die shrink, lower power consumption... that is what has happened before, same performance for more money
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Wow, didn't think there would be that many sp's disabled. Hopefully this card comes in around the 350 mark, but I'm expecting it to be 400.
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