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Erm... The GTX580 is $500... The 7970 is faster and brand new, of course it's going to be more expensive.
That said, I'm in the market for a card here in the near future. I'm waiting with baited breath to see if my next card is going to be Green or Red...
Or they could of priced the 7970 at 450$ and price the 580 out of competition. But of course AMD usually set prices around other peoples product, and never force others to change their prices around their products. Maintaining the status quo.
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Or they could of priced the 7970 at 450$ and price the 580 out of competition. But of course AMD usually set prices around other peoples product, and never force others to change their price around their products. Maintaining the status quo.

They could've, but then they would've missed out on that extra $50 on each card. When a company has the best product, they can basically do whatever they want with it.

Realistically, if I were to look right now at a GTX580 for $500, and a 7970 for $550, I would spend the extra $50 for the top-of-the-line. Hell, I'm already spending $500, might as well go all the way. Most people spending $500+ on a graphics card probably have fairly deep pockets, and are buying that card because it's the best, not because it's what they need.

Looking from the corporate perspective, it's really strategically priced.
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this is saltier than a week old pot of nacho cheese that's been simmering overnight on extremely high heat... Will wait to pass judgement.
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Believe this when I see it.
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I haven't upgrade my video card in 4 years.
This year better bring something awesome the the table.
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So months after the 7xxx series is released Nvidia will release something better? People are really surprised by this? This also depends what they consider mid grade and if they're considering AMD's 7970 high end. I personally would consider a dual GPU high end. But bragging about how X product is going to be better than Y product months down the road is just stupid...especially for technology.
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lmao nvidia must be getting pretty desperate...sales mustve dropped dramatically so they release fake rumours

Must be why NVIDIA had the best sales it's ever had, and AMD has had the lowest. Yeap, damn, NVIDIA is desperate.
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Originally Posted by SectorNine5
Erm... The GTX580 is $500... The 7970 is faster and brand new, of course it's going to be more expensive.
That said, I'm in the market for a card here in the near future. I'm waiting with baited breath to see if my next card is going to be Green or Red...
Or they could of priced the 7970 at 450$ and price the 580 out of competition. But of course AMD usually set prices around other peoples product, and never force others to change their prices around their products. Maintaining the status quo.

You must be new to the scene. Just a couple of years ago, ATI/AMD's HD4870 caused all sorts of fits for Nvidia.
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ATTENTION ATTENTION,WIPEOUT IMMINENT!

Nvidia is going to speed up this war pretty fast
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