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Originally Posted by Booty Warrior View Post

AMD hands out cans of Pringles, Nvidia hands out hugs from models. Point, Nvidia! biggrin.gif

AMD creates 290x at the price point everyone was asking for, it meets/exceeds expectations and will only get better with mantle. Game, set, match, AMD.
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Originally Posted by CAxVIPER View Post

Normal profits are one thing but since they just dropped the 770 and 780 by $150 they were making huge profits on each one.

Not to get too far into this.....but!

Nvidia lowered prices $100-150 after 5 months of release.

AMD lowered price of 7990 $300 after 45 days. For those that paid $1,000 for it, I'm sure they would've expected the GPU to retain the value at least a little longer -_-

AMD lowered price of FX-9590 $500 just 45 days after release, again, laughing all the way to the bank off the ~$900 they made off a fancy FX-8320/8350.

Must been have been quite the profit margins....of course early nvidia adopters are dumb though right?
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post #33 of 67
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Outside of benchmarks the overall real world game experience hasn't really been different with either brand though, outside of examples like the introduction of the 8800s from nVidia and 5000 series from AMD compared to the competition.


Overall it's just a bunch of nerds who for whatever reason can't accept the fact someone likes something different than them. Some people still act like they're in grade 6. nVidia seems to welcome this attitude.

where were you earlier this year?

Blind test between the more powerful 7990 vs the weaker 690. None of the users knew which GPU was in either computer. At the end of their play test, they selected the PC with the best experience.
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post #34 of 67
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Not to get too far into this.....but!

Nvidia lowered prices $100-150 after 5 months of release.

AMD lowered price of 7990 $300 after 45 days. For those that paid $1,000 for it, I'm sure they would've expected the GPU to retain the value at least a little longer -_-

AMD lowered price of FX-9590 $500 just 45 days after release, again, laughing all the way to the bank off the ~$900 they made off a fancy FX-8320/8350.

Must been have been quite the profit margins....of course early nvidia adopters are dumb though right?

Very true, I was one of the NVIDIA customers that jumped and bought the lastest and greatest 780. Life lessons, lesson learned and need to wait for competition (AMD) to catch up.
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post #35 of 67
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Very true, I was one of the NVIDIA customers that jumped and bought the lastest and greatest 780. Life lessons, lesson learned and need to wait for competition (AMD) to catch up.

well, 5 months is quite the wait! In another 3 months we'll just be telling people to wait for maxwell, then telling them to wait for AMD to respond, then telling those people to wait for the next and next and next and next. Before you know it, we're still in the stone age!
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post #36 of 67
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And this is why I never buy AMD cards. Nvidia really appreciates its fans.

Good start for a thread, excuse yourself.
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well, 5 months is quite the wait! In another 3 months we'll just be telling people to wait for maxwell, then telling them to wait for AMD to respond, then telling those people to wait for the next and next and next and next. Before you know it, we're still in the stone age!

5 months to save $150 or so. It's a give or take depending on the situation. Was a good strategy for NVIDIA to hit the market first so they can control the market for 5 months. that's pretty good.

Guess the saying is true " the early bird gets the worm"
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Guess the saying is true " the early bird gets the worm"

But the second mouse gets the cheese.
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And this is why I never buy AMD cards. Nvidia really appreciates its fans.

Of course they appreciate them. They throw them free money for garbage.
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Yes, appreciating your customers for following a MARKETING campaign, by throwing another MARKETING campaign, is a sign of true appreciation and love. rolleyes.gif

You don't buy AMD for I am sure the same reasons that you, as an "Audiophile", buy Beat's headphones, instead of real headphones.

You made me spit my beer out from laughter smile.gif
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