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post #11 of 100
I may buy a 7970 now if I can get bioshock and crysis 3 with it. I was planning to get both those games anyways so this seems perfect
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Originally Posted by alcal View Post

The most important thing a company can do is actually get their product into the hands of as many consumers as possible. Not only will that raise brand awareness, but it also gives them a wider base of future buyers. If someone buys an AMD card now and enjoys it, they will be that much more likely to buy another AMD card down the road. Being a profitable business has more to it than the margins at the time of sale--you want to make and keep new customers as well.

I suspect that the return of the Never Settle bundle is more of a testament to the fact that the first one was fantastically successful at reeling in potential nVida buyers. Also, someone on another forum insightfully pointed out that the Never Settle bundles have always come out when people have had handfuls of cash to spend [1) the holidays 2) tax season]

I know for a fact that it helped me finally make the leap to AMD as my main gaming card and I'm now much more likely to purchase an AMD card in the future.
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No point in buying a GTX 670/680 if you don't care about Physx. Just upgraded from a 680 Lightning @ 1300Mhz to a Gigabyte 7970 Ghz 1100Mhz. Games run faster and smoother on my Gigabyte 7970 Ghz. Fresh Win 8 Pro installs after installing each card with latest drivers.

BTW, awesome deal! Now if only there was a 7970 on sale with these great games included..
Edited by DADDYDC650 - 2/2/13 at 1:55pm
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post #14 of 100
Yeah this is a good deal... A really good deal.
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post #15 of 100
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Originally Posted by Nowyn View Post

While a big plus for consumers, all it really tells me is that AMD in not happy with their sales, since they go out of their way to increase their sales at the cost of smaller per card profit.

Tho I wonder, wouldn't lowering price for 30-40$ (probably around what AMD pays for games) do more good than that.

Actually. These bundles have been part of their plan. IIRC, several months ago they announced that they wanted to improve the image of the AMD Gaming Evolved logo and this is it. They're offering free games from their partners. I wish they'd give these games retroactively to people who bought 7950s recently but oh well :|
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post #16 of 100
Damn, I wish I got my 7950 during one of these bundles frown.gif
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I def would rather have tomb raider over crysis

agree. =[
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post #18 of 100
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Damn, I wish I got my 7950 during one of these bundles frown.gif
i know hey!

I got my 7970 a DAY before their first bundle. Ended up buying FC3 and Sleeping dogs and really want Hitman when i could have gotten them for free 24hrs later Q.Q

anyways, Glad AMD is heating up the game for Nvidia! These are excellent game bundles and i wish them sucess thumb.gif if they fix their latency issues i might get a second 7970.
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i know hey!

I got my 7970 a DAY before their first bundle. Ended up buying FC3 and Sleeping dogs and really want Hitman when i could have gotten them for free 24hrs later Q.Q

anyways, Glad AMD is heating up the game for Nvidia! These are excellent game bundles and i wish them sucess thumb.gif if they fix their latency issues i might get a second 7970.
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Do you have to email them or something? I bought my card like 30 days ago, I didnt get any games?
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