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They're still out of stock after about a week. No gigabyte, powercolor, xfx, diamond, asus, visiontek, or sapphire.
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msi one is up on newegg

Normally I'd wouldn't mind a MSI but the red PCB board is not attractive. I saw MSI had those online as well but decided to wait. Great solid build with solid-state alloy caps is hard to pass up.

By the time I got my email alert it was already sold out for a Sapphire.

I think AMD should've waited a little longer for their vendors to catch up with the demand prior to launch.

I'm now leaning toward waiting for non-reference cards.
     
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Yea but its $30 more. Why can't they have the cheaper ones in stock...
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Yea but its $30 more. Why can't they have the cheaper ones in stock...

....because they sold out of them?

If you can't afford $560, you can't afford $530. Besides, if you want instant gratification, they are on eBay for $2000.
 
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post #16 of 47
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.because they sold out of them?

If you can't afford $560, you can't afford $530. Besides, if you want instant gratification, they are on eBay for $2000.
No... I don't think so. It was $580 to begin with even before most of them got sold out. And it's not $560 its $580.
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The point is, when you're spending $500+ on a single item, is $30 really a big deal? If you can't afford to spend a dime over $550, you shouldn't be looking at $500+ cards.
 
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The point is, when you're spending $500+ on a single item, is $30 really a big deal? If you can't afford to spend a dime over $550, you shouldn't be looking at $500+ cards.



And why's that? Am I not allowed to look at $500+ cards?
Edited by Jov4nTh3Yu9o - 1/18/12 at 4:15pm
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Originally Posted by Jov4nTh3Yu9o View Post

Yea but its $30 more. Why can't they have the cheaper ones in stock...

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Originally Posted by Jov4nTh3Yu9o View Post

Quote:
The point is, when you're spending $500+ on a single item, is $30 really a big deal? If you can't afford to spend a dime over $550, you shouldn't be looking at $500+ cards.
Says who?


Says neighbor next door  upsidedwnsmiley.gif

 

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post #20 of 47
100% sure this is just online etailers purposely claiming no stock even when the demand is ridiculously high. AMD specifically said they had more than enough ready this time around. Well, that certainly wasn't the case. Just another case of retailer "market adjustment". And by that I mean picking off one desperate sap one after the next that are willing to pay a fortune for early adoption.
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