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[TPU] Radeon HD 7970 Price Cut to $475, From $525

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Market sources told DonanimHaber that this price has been adjusted from $525 to $475. That doesn't necessarily mean that retail HD 7970 will cost lower than the $550 target retail price AMD talked about in several occasions.
Source.

Awesome if its true.
Edited by Razi3l - 1/4/12 at 12:11pm
    
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post #2 of 88
I expect no less than 500 dollars.
525 dollars would be the sweet spot to start selling these cards and go down in price if nvidia does so as well.
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Oh man, this makes my decision to buy one of these a little less painful.
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Just in time for.... after Christmas.
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But i must ask, why?

It is faster, by a lot, than the 3Gb 58 and would have been cheaper
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At this price, consider it done. Xfire 7970s here I come. Let's hope Amazon will reflect the lower price.
 
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Must ... get .... rid ... of ... 470's ... quickly!

As much as I'd prefer the new nVidia series, this is hard to pass up on... Can't wait to see if it's the final price or not..
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Probably not the correct topic to ask, but anyway. I am always wondering why people with SLI 470 or even SLI570 want to upgrade. Dont those setups max out every game there is.
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Originally Posted by Wazige View Post

Probably not the correct topic to ask, but anyway. I am always wondering why people with SLI 470 or even SLI570 want to upgrade. Dont those setups max out every game there is.

Check out sigs. We are running surround/eyefinity. I'd like to get to ultra in bf3 across all my 3 monitors and no 2 cards can do that now. 7970 probably can.
 
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Probably not the correct topic to ask, but anyway. I am always wondering why people with SLI 470 or even SLI570 want to upgrade. Dont those setups max out every game there is.

Well, for one, the former is extremely hot and extremely loud.
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