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post #11 of 88
Why AMD? sometimes you just have to make some money. This is one of those times.
post #12 of 88
Awesome, hope this makes msrp drop a little down the road wheee.gif
post #13 of 88
I had SLI'd 470s. Sold them and bought a GTX 580 -- wonderful decision...except the 7970 got announced a few months later, so I sold the 580 tongue.gif
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post #14 of 88
$550-$600 = I'm buying 2.

<$475 = I'm buying 3.

However, it's highly unlikely that this is true, considering the standing of the 7970 compared to GPUs like the 580. When the 780 releases I expect the 7970 and 580 price to go down, but for the time it's competing against NVidia's fastest single GPU card, and the price will almost certainly stay above $550.
    
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Why play with my emotions....
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Legit Reviews reached out to AMD and they said that they were not aware of a price drop and that the original price reported by Donanimhaber is incorrect. LR still expects to see cards listed for $550 when they go on sale next week.

http://legitreviews.com/news/12143/
 
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post #16 of 88
Quote:
Originally Posted by aeassa View Post

I had SLI'd 470s. Sold them and bought a GTX 580 -- wonderful decision...except the 7970 got announced a few months later, so I sold the 580 tongue.gif

Did this too, except for selling my 580.
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post #17 of 88
Hmm makes me want to part with my 590...how much I wonder can I get for a never OC'd 590.

Two 7970's on crack, I mean Water, is awfully tempting...
post #18 of 88
I'm willing to bet at release these will go for easily $599 and up depending on OEM.
 
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post #19 of 88
If $475 this card just became a mazing deal. You can put the $75 towards the water block.
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post #20 of 88
so now what incentive do I have to get a 7950 when its only a 25 dollar price difference?
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