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What is this? Revisionist history?

AMD launched the HD 7970 at $549. When NVIDIA launched their GTX 680, a card that beat the HD 7970 in the vast majority of benchmarks, they charged $499 for it, undercutting AMD by $50. Not only that but AMD then took nearly a month to lower the HD 7970's price to $479.

Did you forget that AMD also launched the HD 7990 for $999 even though they knew full well that it was a stuttering, frame-dropping mess?

Stupid high prices have been seen on both sides of the fence.

Forgive him, he is new here. He is just jumping on the red tide right now because it appears to him that it is the right side to be on. thumb.gif
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post #642 of 1148
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Originally Posted by SKYMTL View Post

What is this? Revisionist history?

AMD launched the HD 7970 at $549. When NVIDIA launched their GTX 680, a card that beat the HD 7970 in the vast majority of benchmarks, they charged $499 for it, undercutting AMD by $50. Not only that but AMD then took nearly a month to lower the HD 7970's price to $479.

Did you forget that AMD also launched the HD 7990 for $999 even though they knew full well that it was a stuttering, frame-dropping mess?

Stupid high prices have been seen on both sides of the fence.


I second that.
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Originally Posted by SKYMTL View Post

What is this? Revisionist history?

AMD launched the HD 7970 at $549. When NVIDIA launched their GTX 680, a card that beat the HD 7970 in the vast majority of benchmarks, they charged $499 for it, undercutting AMD by $50. Not only that but AMD then took nearly a month to lower the HD 7970's price to $479.

Did you forget that AMD also launched the HD 7990 for $999 even though they knew full well that it was a stuttering, frame-dropping mess?

Stupid high prices have been seen on both sides of the fence.

500 $ is not a high price for the current fastest GPU flagship.
1000 $ is.
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500 $ is not a high price for the current fastest GPU flagship.
1000 $ is.

That was his point. They already tried the $1k price and it didn't work. No sense in doing it again with the 290/290X. thumb.gif
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That was his point. They already tried the $1k price and it didn't work. No sense in doing it again with the 290/290X. thumb.gif

R9-290X is not a dual GPU.
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500 $ is not a high price for the current fastest GPU flagship.
1000 $ is.

That depends on personal circumstance doesn't it?
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Forgive him, he is new here. He is just jumping on the red tide right now because it appears to him that it is the right side to be on. thumb.gif
You really cant blame him, honestly. He sold both his Titans in anticipation for the 290x. tongue.gif
    
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at least Nvidia could deliver good drivers when they were bad at temperature, noise and power draw
Yeah the frame latency on Fermi wasn't there at all... OH WAIT rolleyes.gif
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So much argument over nothing. People can't contain what they have to say about something which has yet to come out COMPLETELY, and lets a random review or here dictate their entire belief smile.gif Calm down and wait a few days people, you wont die!
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You really cant blame him, honestly. He sold both his Titans in anticipation for the 290x. tongue.gif


Why would anyone sell a Titan? They have 6GB Vram. They have amazing performance and look like a video graphics topmodel.
Moreover Gabe Newell probably does own a Titan.
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