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I wanted the 7870 but not for $349! Should have been priced a bit lower.
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I think 7870 is a nice card with price range of gtx 570 (as said in guru3d ($349) comparing with vga price in my place) and it is faster in most test against gtx 570. But if the price somehow increase when it launch in my country (due to tax and etc) far above gtx 570 / hf 6970 price then its totally not worth.
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post #94 of 263
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Originally Posted by Thebreezybb View Post

I wanted the 7870 but not for $349! Should have been priced a bit lower.

then you are in the same boat as i am in ( and a lot of other people) we will just have to see what Nvidea has to offer as far as driving down the price of these cards thumb.gif
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I really wanted something to make me give up my 2 550tis at a good price.
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Originally Posted by Darkpriest667 View Post

I can confirm this is untrue.
MSI afterburner would read me between 35 and 50 on ULTRA(including AA) with a 6970 paired with an AMD 1100T
MSI afternburner NOW reads me 60frames constant with vsync on ULTRA (including AA) with a 6970 paired with a 2600k. The processor seems to make all the difference.

35 to 50 with AA on + Ultra? Yeah no.
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I don't get all the issues with the price. The 7000 series is the king of the hill right now. I don't hear anyone complaining about Sandy Bridge being overly overpriced and even went up in price after the release of FX. Plus it overclocks like crazy on stock voltage. When the standard high overclocked versions get released they will completely break the old Nvidia line up and so far I have only heard rumours about Kepler. Untill Kepler comes and puts some actions behind those big words this line up is up there and worth the money compared to the others.
 
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I really wanted something to make me give up my 2 550tis at a good price.

I'm in the same boat... I thought i was going to pick me up a 7850 for $199 or a 7870 for $279 but 250 and 350!?!??!!?!??!
DO NOT WANT
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I'm in the same boat... I thought i was going to pick me up a 7850 for $199 or a 7870 for $279 but 250 and 350!?!??!!?!??!
DO NOT WANT

Why? 7850 ≥ 6970 for $100 less and 7870 ~ GTX 580 for $125 less (or $200 less than the 3GB 580).
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35 to 50 with AA on + Ultra? Yeah no.

yes actually.

I might be older but my eyes arent that bad the readout read between 35 and 50 when I had Ultra and AA on. Now with the 2600k it reads 60 constantly occasionally dipping to 59.9 on ultra. :-) Count me as a long time AMD processor fan turned to the dark side for a while.
 
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