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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.
Your probably right. The 7970's on TigerDirect and Microcenter went from $550 to $580.
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Newegg seems to be pretty good about keeping their prices set. Amazon lists them in the $600s...c'mon Amazon, we aint that dense.
    
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I plan on buying through newegg.ca in a few weeks.

If the sapphire 7970 is any more than launch (564 CAD) I will simply post a wanted thread in the marketplace for one.
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post #25 of 47
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Well, now their all out of stock, so hopefully by tomorrow or later tonight newegg might get a few in stock at the cheaper price range.
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Anyone know of some other retailers that might have the 7970 aside from Newegg, TigerDirect, Amazon, or Microcenter?
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post #27 of 47
Just wait, doesn't newegg have a auto notify feature. Reality is they are in stock, but retailers usually use the "sold out" trick to create a demand so they can sell it at a higher price. It's not like many people are really buying $500 video cards.
    
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Just wait, doesn't newegg have a auto notify feature. Reality is they are in stock, but retailers usually use the "sold out" trick to create a demand so they can sell it at a higher price. It's not like many people are really buying $500 video cards.


The autonotify is garbage. For a week I've just been hitting refresh and waiting for them to say "in stock". But non of the cheaper ones have come into stock while I was doing it.
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Will I be able to see them in stock by the end of today? I got my credit card ready...

They may not be back in stock for 2 weeks. You never no. They could be here today, or in a month. My bet is somewhere around Thursday or Friday
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post #30 of 47
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They may not be back in stock for 2 weeks. You never no. They could be here today, or in a month. My bet is somewhere around Thursday or Friday

Newegg has been restocking every few days, its just I'm at school usually when they are in stock... I think a week to a month is a little long, they'll be in stock sooner, I just don't how soon.
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