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Originally Posted by Forceman View Post

So just to be clear, the logic is:

Same card, same price = Amazing
Same card, $100 cheaper = Arrogant

That about right?

I don't understand. So you're perfectly fine with the price of the 770? Because if you are, then by all means... buy it. And then convince others too. Expecting any rational consumer to buy the 770 for that price though, is arrogant.
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if anything, just grab another HIS 7970 and overclock the hell out of em biggrin.gif my 4 7970s were all the HIS ghz ed card, best overclockers ive had except for two of my titans.

Dont ever count out nvidia remember they going to fire back on amds release so for the people say "take that nvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv" i would wait on that statment because the titan ultra/790/800s will be throwing shots as well
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No, I think its fine for both companies. The 770 Lightning for instance was a pretty epic deal because all of the sudden you could basically get a 680 Lightning (which had been the best 680) for $100 less. The difference with the 7970 to 280X is that, unlike Nvidia which was still selling the 680 at inflated pricing when the 770 came out, AMD had already lowered the pricing of the 7970 substantially before the 280X even hits so it seems like less of a good deal to consumers....
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Dont ever count out nvidia remember they going to fire back on amds release so for the people say "take that nvvvvvvvvvvvvvvv" i would wait on that statment because the titan ultra/790/800s will be throwing shots as well
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i dont doubt nvidia will try to release something, but if they release a 790 or titan ultra, the prices are going to be ridiculous most likely.
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if anything, just grab another HIS 7970 and overclock the hell out of em biggrin.gif my 4 7970s were all the HIS ghz ed card, best overclockers ive had except for two of my titans.

I have a hunch I'll be ok with one GPU for now. This GPU overclocks like a beast. If not I'll order me another one and got overclock happy on them.
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I have a hunch I'll be ok with one GPU for now. This GPU overclocks like a beast. If not I'll order me another one and got overclock happy on them.

which one did you get btw? reference cooler HIS card? his ice qx2? or the ghz ice q x2?
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I don't understand. So you're perfectly fine with the price of the 770? Because if you are, then by all means... buy it. And then convince others too. Expecting any rational consumer to buy the 770 for that price though, is arrogant.

No, what he is saying is that when Nvidia re-branded the 680 as a 770, it got blasted even though it was $100 cheaper. He is not saying that the 770 is a better buy than a 7970, but essentially that AMD is doing the same re-brand tactic as Nvidia yet pricing the re-branded card similarly to the old card. How is AMD not open to the same ridicule?
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i dont doubt nvidia will try to release something, but if they release a 790 or titan ultra, the prices are going to be ridiculous most likely.

True but people will go for the most powerful card even if its a pocket hitter
post #249 of 567
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Originally Posted by Forceman View Post

So just to be clear, the logic is:

Same card, same price = Amazing
Same card, $100 cheaper = Arrogant

That about right?

He has no logic. When the 770 was released, I could buy one for the same price as I could buy a 7970 ghz edition which is what it was aimed at price wise.
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True but people will go for the most powerful card even if its a pocket hitter

i know lol, thats why i got the titans in the first place.
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