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Originally Posted by GrandMax View Post

Sucks.
How long until 680 stocks replenish?

They've been popping into stock 1-2 times a day at newegg and amazon every day so far... use check4change or similar to catch one, or wait a week or so and they'll be readily available. Another option is to backorder one through a retailer smile.gif.
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Originally Posted by naizarak View Post

because the 680 is only marginally faster when both are overclocked. plus the extra gig of vram makes it more future-proof. also has non-reference variants and general availability.

So again, why pay more for an inferior product? Both suppliers are companies, not charities.
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post #32 of 107
As expected.
What would be the point in lowering the prices by 50-100$ and momentarily selling all of the stock and have no products on store shelves for quite a while. Also doesn't seem like the 79** series is having any problems selling at the current price.
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post #33 of 107
HD 7970 will not go down in Terms of MSRP. GTX680 will just got up in price. Look at the GTX590. Even being a card with no OC potential its price got increase.
http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/ASUS/GeForce_GTX_590/
http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/NVIDIA/GeForce_GTX_680/
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post #34 of 107
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HD 7970 will not go down in Terms of MSRP. GTX680 will just got up in price. Look at the GTX590. Even being a card with no OC potential its price got increase.
http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/ASUS/GeForce_GTX_590/
http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/NVIDIA/GeForce_GTX_680/

This is what I believe will happen. Demand is high at the current price point, so, economics dictates that the price will go up to stabilize the supply. Shortage = Excess demand = higher prices eventually, even if nvidia doesn't directly change MSRP. AIB makers will likely raise price a bit to stablize demand, EVGA has already raised by 10$, PNY by 20$.
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Originally Posted by revamper View Post

I want 2 7850's for $400 mad.gif

lol, im waiting for that also biggrin.gif
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lol, im waiting for that also biggrin.gif

Why would you get 2 x HD 7850? Thats shotting yourself in the foot. HD 7950 is a much better buy. Go CF and SLI when there in no other better option like HD 79XX or GTX680s.
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post #37 of 107
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Well whats is weird is that I have seen price drops here in AUS that under cut the 680.. I don't know what the go is with these articles...
GoldenTiger, pull your head in. I don't know what your drama is but bloody stop. every thread is the same with you, yadda, yadda inferior this inferior that yadda yadda DERP.
Yes I am an AMD fan, but christ you sound like a broken Burt Bacharach record, not only cheesy but repetitive. Yes I/we get your point, but can you turn your fan boyism down to an 8 instead of an 11.

Yeah, I'm a green guy but I sort of have to agree with smash on this.
     
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Don't expect any meaningful price cuts until supply expands to meet the demand.
    
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Yeah, I'm a green guy but I sort of have to agree with smash on this.

/yawn, the other people were going like broken records originally, so I have just been responding to FUD. I'm not the guy you're looking to be angry at thumb.gif.
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Why would you get 2 x HD 7850? Thats shotting yourself in the foot. HD 7950 is a much better buy. Go CF and SLI when there in no other better option like HD 79XX or GTX680s.

i live in a poor country that doesnt have too much gaming background getting a videocard for $500-$550 its almost 3month saving money and when i want to seel it, no one here will give me not even half of the cost...

right now i have Crossfire of 6850, i can sell them at the same price a bought them. and just need to pay the difference and get 2 HD7850
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