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Whats funny is that i picked up a Titan signature last week for 725 and before the card was even here had it sold to a friend for 850 lachen.gif

Sheesh, I wonder what you would've charged someone you didn't like.
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I posted a list of us retailers with the 290X listed under 600 dollars. I dont even pay attention to that 700 dollar price on amazon.

C'mon though, that's not the way it works. Technically there's no official price, everything has been placeholders. It could be anywhere between $450-$720, you can't just pick the one you like the best wink.gif
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Sheesh, I wonder what you would've charged someone you didn't like.

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C'mon though, that's not the way it works. Technically there's no official price, everything has been placeholders. It could be anywhere between $450-$720, you can't just pick the one you like the best wink.gif

If there was 1 retailer showing 550 and the rest 700 i'd believe it but i have listed 8 retailers all under 599.99. That's not a placeholder
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I posted a list of us retailers with the 290X listed under 600 dollars. I dont even pay attention to that 700 dollar price on amazon.

I do remember amazon charging a lot higher during the 7970 launch compared to other online retailers. Est. about 50-100 dollars more.
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I can afford any card I want, I don't have to defend any card or any company smile.gif
But I don't want to see the trend nvidia have been doing with their 1000 $ gpu card which is absurd.

I'm going to call you on this one... you already supported the $1K GPU segment by purchasing two, the fact that you got rid doesn't make you any less accountable doh.gif

... part of me is starting to suspect you're making it up as you go along now anyway thinking.gif
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I posted a list of us retailers with the 290X listed under 600 dollars. I dont even pay attention to that 700 dollar price on amazon.
And why would you take the word from those sites over Amazon? Better yet, why would you hedge your bets on the price tag of a product whose NDA's hasn't been lifted yet? Simply wishing it was so, doesn't make it reality.
    
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I'm going to call you on this one... you already support the $1K GPU segment by purchasing two, the fact that you got rid doesn't make you any less accountable doh.gif

... part of me is starting to suspect you're making it up as you go along now anyway thinking.gif

I said earlier that I had my company give me a big rebate on my purchase of these cards.
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I can afford any card I want, I don't have to defend any card or any company smile.gif
But I don't want to see the trend nvidia have been doing with their 1000 $ gpu card which is absurd.

So you think it is Nvidias fault, that AMD released a bad card in January 2012 with the 7970 which had terrible drivers and performed 10% lower that a 680 at that time. And while AMD was busy preparing for xbox one and ps4 Nvidia took the opportunity to release new graphic cards like the 780 and TITAN in order to push the limit for enthusiast gamers?
Nvidia didn't need to release a new card. AMD was just late to the party and the lack of commitment from them led to the situation we have now.
If AMD would have released the R9 290X back in early 2013 Nvidia could not bring a 1000$ Titan.
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And why would you take the word from those sites over Amazon? Better yet, why would you hedge your bets on the price tag of a product whose NDA's hasn't been lifted yet? Simply wishing it was so, doesn't make it reality.

Why shouldn't i believe their prices? I've actually done business with BLT and Provantage before. You can even order the 290X listed on BLT's page but if you all want to believe Newegg and amazon's gouged prices go right ahead lachen.gif


http://www.antarespro.com/8054900-item-SAPPHIRE-21226-00-40G.aspx

http://www.shopblt.com/item/sapphire-technology-21226-00-40g-radeon-r9-290x/u150_212260040g.html

http://www.provantage.com/sapphire-technology-21226-00-40g~7SAPP085.htm

http://www.macmall.com/p/Sapphire-Video-Cards/product~dpno~9807094~pdp.iecchhd

http://www.aztekcomputers.com/212260040G-SAPPHIRE-4173919.html

http://www.applied-computer.com/Inventories/TechnoteDetail.aspx?Acpn=000000&GroupID=6978559
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I said earlier that I had my company give me a big rebate on my purchase of these cards.

Makes no difference does it? Nvidia got their money for their $1K cards, you enabled Nvidia to charge $1K per GPU. Well done you applaud.gif
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