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Just curious if there is going to be a completely new 250$ range gpu from AMD or is it going to be a refresh of a current one?

Trying to decide between waiting for whatever the new card may be, or buy a 760 now.

any idea's/recommendations would be helpful! smile.gif

thanks
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nobody???
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You might be able to pick up a 7970 in that range once the new stuff comes, but as far as the rumors have said there wont be anything "new" in that range.
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You might be able to pick up a 7970 in that range once the new stuff comes, but as far as the rumors have said there wont be anything "new" in that range.


so its going to be similar to what nvidia did, which is drop everything down price wise, and add a new top tier card?
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Originally Posted by iceman595 View Post

so its going to be similar to what nvidia did, which is drop everything down price wise, and add a new top tier card?

Perhaps, but AMD is dropping prices well. I bought a couple of MSI 7950s for under $200 each to play with. Honestly, I still far prefer the 770 at this point as the eyefinity just isnt worth a crap with the microstuttering right now. Hopefully they get that straightened out soon. Still even though the 7950s are already a steal, the 7970 will be dropping as well. A lot of GPU for the money.
   
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Need to wait til Sept 25 for the AMD Hawaii launch... they may reveal the R9 270X and R9-270 specs

http://wccftech.com/amd-curacao-pro-volcanic-islands-graphics-card-pictured-totally-cooler-design/
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