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post #1 of 20
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just wondering,everything else is down (memory,hd,cpu,mb)

but GPU still no prices drop,what is the reason for so high prices ??
post #2 of 20
haha, probably industry price fixing that hasn't been caught yet. (reason why ram prices went down). wink.gif

Who knows. Maybe it simply costs that much to make them?
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post #3 of 20
Video cards are pretty cheap right now. when I bought my 5770 it cost around $160 now you can get a 6770 for $100.
    
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post #4 of 20
arent hd prices through the roof right now?
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I love GPU's, they are what make gaming computers better than others...BUT, they come at a cost, I would wait, prices drop, and sales come up, I bought a GT 430 on sale, cost me less than my cooler! I love stuff like that!so just wait and you will thank me...
post #6 of 20
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Originally Posted by Loopooo View Post

arent HDD prices through the roof right now?

Fixed. And yes they are. OP did say they were cheap but we know why those are expensive though (flood).
    
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post #7 of 20
Obviously you dont remember the 8800 Ultra going for 1000 dollars if you could find one.
 
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post #8 of 20
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but all top cards are 700$ and up

if it were cheaper a lot more people could afford it

im running crossfire 6970 now
post #9 of 20
Also if you're referring to 7xxx's thats simply due to absolutely 0 market challengers.
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post #10 of 20
they carge that much case they can... have you ever thought about how much profit intel makes off of every CPU slod? they are prity cheap to make and some cost 2k+ (xeons)
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