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Originally Posted by mcg75 View Post

So Nvidia is doing the same thing here that AMD did last summer putting a new bios on the 7950 "boost" and the 7970 "ghz".

But yet we have AMD owners in bashing Nvidia for doing it.

Makes sense. rolleyes.gif
I have no issues with this rebrand as long as the pricing falls accordingly but AMD didn't rename their 7970Ghz the 8950 when they added the new bios to it like Nvidia seem to be doing and plus like you said AMD did this almost a year ago.... time is everything in this industry.
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post #92 of 164
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doesn't matter there is still a possible option.

so don't bring it up. thumb.gif

It is by no means a guaranteed option. And if you read the thread, many people cannot use it with current gen cards and are having issues with newer drivers. Just because something may work and be used by a small percentage of the population doesn't mean it's viable. Unless it's guaranteed to work with the 600 and 700 series, it really has no place in the discussion.
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Want to bet a titan on those prices? tongue.gif

Makes no sense

I could see the 770 coming in at the $450-500 range, but I highly doubt we'd see a baby Titan, which the 780 supposedly is, for anything less than $650. If we're lucky, the 770 will come in at the $350-400 range, but Nvidia rarely dramatically undercuts AMD's price points.
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post #93 of 164
At the end of the day both camps use selling techniques to confuse the buyer - its only the likes of us here on these forums that see these smoke screens.

You don't want a skip full of near or 680's lurking about when you can re-badge them for a 7 something title - same for amd as well.

The new kid on the block gets a 7 series and he is happy tongue.gif
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I could see the 770 coming in at the $450-500 range, but I highly doubt we'd see a baby Titan, which the 780 supposedly is, for anything less than $650. If we're lucky, the 770 will come in at the $350-400 range, but Nvidia rarely dramatically undercuts AMD's price points.

Yeah but 770 @ $600 is a crazy suggestion. That would literally be the most pointless card ever. There's absolutely no reason for Nvidia to price it like that.

And the last time NV undercut AMD was with the 650Ti Boost. Before that they did it with the 680.
 
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post #95 of 164
Well now we know gtx680 will be EOL'd soon... replaced by a more expensive gtx770. biggrin.gif
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It is by no means a guaranteed option. And if you read the thread, many people cannot use it with current gen cards and are having issues with newer drivers. Just because something may work and be used by a small percentage of the population doesn't mean it's viable. Unless it's guaranteed to work with the 600 and 700 series, it really has no place in the discussion.
I could see the 770 coming in at the $450-500 range, but I highly doubt we'd see a baby Titan, which the 780 supposedly is, for anything less than $650. If we're lucky, the 770 will come in at the $350-400 range, but Nvidia rarely dramatically undercuts AMD's price points.
I'd hope reviewers aren't too blinded by green to see why that sucks and make a show about it but then again they loved throwing gold stars and awards to the titan so my faith in them actually helping regulate the industry has been diminished.
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post #97 of 164
Don't go on expecting a cheaper gtx770's till 680 inventory is cleared.
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I'd expect the 770 to come in at the same MSRP as the 7970 GHZ. Retailers will probably gouge but it's not like we can do something about that.

Also expecting it to arrive at almost the exact same performance level seeing how AMD themselves are putting the 7970GHz just a tad above the 770. According to that leaked slide at least.
 
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post #99 of 164
this?

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Yes that. 90% to 120% scale, 770 beating the 7970GHz in one game, a few ties and the 7970GHz taking a few.

Sinc eit's a marketing slide I assume that the situation when more games are factored in is going to be a bit better in favor of nvidia. So the cards should be about tied. No idea on ocing potential though, we need to know the voltage first.
 
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