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I'm coming from an even weaker card (HD5770). I really had hopes that it would have been a $300 price point since Keplar is around the corner.

I hear ya, I was figuring right around 300 as well. I'm not worried about Keplar, however. I'd still go with AMD. The performance for me on AMD cards has been stellar and the power consumption destroys NVidia. *shrug* Not saying Keplar will be weak, but I've liked my AMD cards so far.
post #12 of 263
I really wish it could do 3-way CF at least. What happened to lower end cards that could do that, like the reference 5770. Trying to find a good setup for 120hz 5760x1080.
post #13 of 263
$350 seems little expensive for small improvement over 6900 series compare to 6970 and 6950.
imo more reasonable price should be at $250 for 7870 and $200 for 7850.

Whole amd 7000 series over price right now frown.gif

only hope kelper.
post #14 of 263
What a beast! Price is high though
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post #15 of 263
Nice die shrink on the 6970.

The lack of value continues.
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Woah, I had no idea they'd be releasing on the 5th. Brb, reading reviews smile.gif
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post #17 of 263
Seems to be faster than a 6970 in many cases and comes close to or matches the 580 in quite a few benchmarks. Given the $450-550 price tag on 580s right now it's pretty good. It's basically taking over the 6970's price point while outperforming it, so I would say this is a legitimate improvement.

Though I can't help but feel disappointed that a proposed mid-tier video card is honestly going to be priced at $350.
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post #18 of 263
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$350 seems little expensive for small improvement over 6900 series compare to 6970 and 6950.
imo more reasonable price should be at $250 for 7870 and $200 for 7850.

Whole amd 7000 series over price right now frown.gif

only hope kelper.

Seriously? Why not just say "price should be at 100"
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TechPowerUp
Look at the OC
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im confused, according to that the 7870 outperforms the flagship 7970???
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post #20 of 263
Can anyone explain why a 7870 is blowing past a 7970 in Crysis 2?

http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/AMD/HD_7850_HD_7870/13.html

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