Originally Posted by LaBestiaHumana
AMD hasn't released a price, there fore the fate of their 290x in their hands. Has nothing to do with Nvidia. If they choose the 700 path, they will blow their chance of forcing Nvidia to drop prices. If they go the 549 route, they will gain so much momentum, and could force Nvidia to drop prices if they wanna keep up. So yeah, ball is definitely on AMDs court!
You are correct. "AMD's fate", sounds so permanent,
and it is in their hands, though I will say they are not doing it to put pressure on Nvidia to drop prices...how does that put money in their pocket?. That's our view of it that we see talked about here.
They are not that complex. They are in it to make money. Nothing else matters, and they are trying, in what looks to many of us as a desperate attempt to maneuver / spin this into viral sales by holding the partygoer's in line outside the dance club. That in many of our opinions will likely not happen.
I personally hope they do well and push the pace for competition for all of us. I need to change my signature to "Do we have Fluid dynamics yet in Enthusiast GPU's?"
I can only hope this picture below does not represent the AMD faithful if their God...AMD, ends up pricing "The Card" + at 799 or higher on the 15th