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ok maybe I was being unclear.


When these cards were released they were all around the 580 to 650 mark.

What I am saying is they should of been around the 330 to 380 price mark.



JEEEEZ guys... I wasn't trolling you
 
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And that is, of course, your personal opinion.
    
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And that is, of course, your personal opinion.

Absolutely I never said otherwise.
 
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post #54 of 61
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Originally Posted by GTR Mclaren View Post

Price cut in the already overpriced high end cards ??
long gone are the "affordable" and "AMD" words related again
"mid range" cards at 250$ and 350$ ???
great work AMD

lol?
You weren't around for the old days, were you? (If you were, you've probably forgotten.)

Remember the 8600GTS? It wasn't a particularly fast card, but the MSRP was $229.

Or how about the 6800GT's MSRP of $399? It was considered by some to be "agreeable" and a good deal.
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And that is, of course, your personal opinion.

Absolutely not. Prices are 100% objectively rated according to the Official Pet Rock Value System. This is a peer-reviewed scientific method of determining the appropriate market value of tested components. Using this system, I have determined the 7xxx line is overpriced. If I explained, you wouldn't get it. So I'll just save us both the time.
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Originally Posted by mad0314 View Post

And that is, of course, your personal opinion.

Absolutely not. Prices are 100% objectively rated according to the Official Pet Rock Value System. This is a peer-reviewed scientific method of determining the appropriate market value of tested components. Using this system, I have determined the 7xxx line is overpriced. If I explained, you wouldn't get it. So I'll just save us both the time.

I like this logic.

Any price cut is a good price cut. It'll help the market lower overall.
     
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ok maybe I was being unclear.
When these cards were released they were all around the 580 to 650 mark.
What I am saying is they should of been around the 330 to 380 price mark.
JEEEEZ guys... I wasn't trolling you

While I'd love to see $380 7970 when they released, this is just flat out unrealistic. When they came out, GTX 580 was still around the ~$500'ish range. The 7970 beats the GTX 580...so let's price it ~$120 bucks less than the 580? That makes sense...
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post #58 of 61
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Originally Posted by GTR Mclaren View Post

Price cut in the already overpriced high end cards ??
long gone are the "affordable" and "AMD" words related again
"mid range" cards at 250$ and 350$ ???
great work AMD

So AMD is insane for pricing a 'mid-range' card at $250 that has more memory, uses less power, and performs similarly to a Nvidia 'mid-range' card at $270? rolleyes.gif
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moar competition! moar price drops!
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Some 7970s showing up for 449$ and some 7950s showing up at 380$

Not bad at all
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