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[hwbot/hw:i] Nvidia Slashes Prices, AMD Follows Suit, VGAs Down Upto 36% This Week!

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Hardware.info, a Dutch IT site, has done some interesting research on the price slashing this week. They compiled a list of the cards (Dutch) that dropped in price, and came to some interesting conclusions. Just this week, the Club 3D Radeon HD 7870 2GB saw a price drop of a staggering 36%! The MSI R7970 Lightning Boost Edition went down almost 25% as well. The EVGA GeForce GTX 780 Classified is also down 25%. Of course this pricing overview is mainly interesting for the Dutch (and Belgian) market, but it is more than likely that the same price cuts happen in other regions.

http://hwbot.org/newsflash/2249_nvidia_slashes_prices_amd_follows_suit_vgas_down_upto_36_this_week
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Oh God. 7950 prices for a 7970, soooo tempting biggrin.gif
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227 euros for a HD7970 is so nice and the 280X for 265 euros.
It is good to be a pc gamer currently. These are very strong cards. It means everyone can afford a gfx card that plays everything maxed out on a 1080P monitor.
 
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Where's the 25% off Titans?????? Argh....
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Wow 290X is 475 Euros and thats after the 25% discount!

They must have been milking those early adopters hard.
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I'm glad I didn't order a 290x immediately on release.
     
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When do these prices hit Amazon? Unfortunately I'm stuck ordering from them.
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Although I find it highly unlikely, it sure would be nice to see the us prices follow suit across the board including the newest amd's... *greedy*

That said I really don't see the 290x coming in under 550 for quite a while (the bf4 versions were $580)
    
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post #9 of 87
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Originally Posted by Ukkooh View Post

I'm glad I didn't order a 290x immediately on release.
It's probably best to let AMD and Nvidia battle out the price war and see how cheap they get between now and non-reference designs.
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Where's the 25% off Titans?????? Argh....
They might have discontinued the Titan therefore no point in dropping prices on what is already limited.
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