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TL;DR: Much ado about nothing. Nobody here was the target audience for a $160 low-power graphics card, stop pretending you were half-interested. Similar whining happened last year (or late 2010? I forget) when the 6870 was a little slower than the 5870. Well duh! It was a 5770 replacement. The new X700 series is the 5600/5750 replacement. Of course AMD had nothing in it's favor for low-power graphics cards that would be between a 5670 and 5770, so they just said "heck, rebrand the dang 5770". Gap filled. From a strategic standpoint, there will always be a market for someone who wants the best graphics without upgrading the PSU - mITX builds, teenagers upgrading their parents' pre-built i3 desktop so they can game on it, etc etc.

Anyways nothing against all the whining, it's just amusing seeing people with systems that use over 500W whining about a 80W graphics card that's not as fast as they'd like. As if you were their target consumer rolleyes.gif Take a break, come back when 7850 and 7870 reviews are out and whine about how they're slower than a GTX 580.
 
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Im an AMD user for years and this 7700 series is a complete failure

horrible performance, horrible prices

last 2 gens AMD shake the medium-high market with great price/performance ratio cards

now this "new" cards ensure something = high prices
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Originally Posted by GTR Mclaren View Post

Im an AMD user for years and this 7700 series is a complete failure
horrible performance, horrible prices
last 2 gens AMD shake the medium-high market with great price/performance ratio cards
now this "new" cards ensure something = high prices

I'm of the same opinion. The 7970 is What? 650 new? The 7950 is 550? 7770 is 200?

Ugh. No thanks, considering I bought a Sapphire 5850 for 250 brand new (and it still handles very well). The 7700 series doesn't even perform as well.

I fear for what the pricing on the 7800 series will be. Perhaps I'll just go ahead and buy a 6950, which should hold up any game for the next few years.
post #134 of 155
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Originally Posted by sLowEnd View Post

Funny you should say that, considering the GTX560 came out in May, not January of 2011. rolleyes.gif
Are you sure you didn't mean the GTX560 Ti?
If you did mean the 560 Ti, you should also realize that it is in a different price tier than the 7770. The 560 Ti is ~$50 more expensive.
The regular GTX560 is ~$10 more expensive than the 7770, but launch prices aren't always stable. Give it a couple weeks before judging the card's value.

You right, I forgot it came out in May and it was the Ti in January. My mistake. HD 6870 beats the 7770 at a lower price so yea.
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Give me a single slot with mDP ports and I will buy it in a heartbeat! thumb.gif

Probably will come from XFX.
     
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Originally Posted by Doomtomb View Post

My GTX 560 from January 2011 smokes this thing. AMD lost the CPU market since Core 2 Duo and now they gonna lose the graphics wars to Nvidia and Intel. Seriously, this is the biggest fail since bulldozer.

Amd is destroying Intel with their Apu's. Also Amd is destroying Nvidia with the hd 7 series and partly because the card exists and Nvidia gtx7 series doesnt.
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Originally Posted by GTR Mclaren View Post

Im an AMD user for years and this 7700 series is a complete failure
horrible performance, horrible prices
last 2 gens AMD shake the medium-high market with great price/performance ratio cards
now this "new" cards ensure something = high prices

Maybe in part besides it being new tech they are trying to move out the older generation videocards. No one would buy a 6850 if the 7700 was 100$.
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I'm of the same opinion. The 7970 is What? 650 new? The 7950 is 550? 7770 is 200?
Ugh. No thanks, considering I bought a Sapphire 5850 for 250 brand new (and it still handles very well). The 7700 series doesn't even perform as well.
I fear for what the pricing on the 7800 series will be. Perhaps I'll just go ahead and buy a 6950, which should hold up any game for the next few years.

7970 550$ 7950 450$ 7770 160$ 7750 100$

You under price the new tech below the old tech and it wont sell.
    
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Give me a single slot with mDP ports and I will buy it in a heartbeat!
If they make a single slot 7770 I will be in for 1 - for my micro ATX web box - must have audio over HDMI though .
I will wait for prices to drop though - About $120 to $125 is what I feel it is worth.
Good card at the right price point , but it is currently overpriced IHMO.
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Give me a single slot with mDP ports and I will buy it in a heartbeat!
If they make a single slot 7770 I will be in for 1 - for my micro ATX web box - must have audio over HDMI though .
I will wait for prices to drop though - About $120 to $125 is what I feel it is worth.
Good card at the right price point , but it is currently overpriced IHMO.

It will certainly have audio over HDMI (even my ancient HD4870 does), and I'm almost certain some manufacturers will make single slot coolers for it. And yeah, $120 would be an optimal price point.
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shall be sticking with the gtx460 for a couple months 7870 please thumb.gif
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Give me a single slot with mDP ports and I will buy it in a heartbeat! thumb.gif
Probably will come from XFX.

You are probably right smile.gif considering that XFX did both 5770 and 6770 models with 5x mini DP connectors and single slot coolers. Altho I must admit that this single slot cooler runs about 10C hotter than similar dual slot ones (idle temp 42C vs 32C with dual slot) with both fans at 30%.
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