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The 670 is going to compete with the 7950, not the 7970.
Ye in price but not performance thumb.gif
The 680 is already ahead of the 7970 by a good bit the 670 will probally be on par with the 7970 like last generation of gpus. 570 =6970 then there was no performer on the red team that equaled the 580.

You really think Nvidia is going to make the 670 around ~8% slower than the 680? rolleyes.gif
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Well She will be sending one big box of stuff since its my bday in a few weeks, will be getting cpu/mb/gpu etc and it usally only costs about $30-40 for shipping for the big box with everything in it. 479 for the 7970 is coming in at a bout £302, and she will be for shipping if I buy all the stuff since its my bda tongue.gif I wish amazon shipped across seas for us all the time.
Sorry for going offtopic and clogging up the news bit tongue.gif.

good for you, im getting pretty jealous here lol mad.gif
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The 670 is going to compete with the 7950, not the 7970.
Ye in price but not performance thumb.gif
The 680 is already ahead of the 7970 by a good bit the 670 will probally be on par with the 7970 like last generation of gpus. 570 =6970 then there was no performer on the red team that equaled the 580.

According to TPU the 7970 is 6% slower than the GTX 680. I highly doubt the 670 will be very close to the 7970. This generation the performance difference between red and green is considerably smaller than last gen.
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Actually at high resolutions the 7970 is faster than the 680...
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Those who recently purchase for $600 few weeks ago will not be in the mood. $600-$475 = $125 price drop!

I was one of those who bought it for $599 near launch day. I bought two. That's -$250, thanks AMD! (and my impatience). If I were to sell these things used to side grade to 680s, I would be losing a good $350!
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anybody know where the cheapest 7950 can be got in the US?

thanks
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anybody know where the cheapest 7950 can be got in the US?
thanks

http://www.microcenter.com/single_product_results.phtml?product_id=0386616

Micro Center doesn't ship domestically, let alone internationally, though.

And of course the prices will drop much more once retailers get the memo.
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wheee.gif Finally! wheee.gif Time to sell off these 6950's and pick up a 7970.
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Well, at least they dropped it some. Looks like im with the 6xxx until the 8xxx and the 7xx from nvidia.
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7870 now makes no sense. And I was hoping for 7850's price cut :/
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