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Wow! Such Deals! Much gouging! Many miners! Too much!


Price gouging? Let's learn some basic economics:

Increasing demand means higher prices. This is NOT (necessarily) to gouge customers. It's to give AMD more money to make many more cards.

If AMD/Newegg/whomever priced the highly-sought-after 280X @ $299, it would be out of stock everywhere and, uh-oh, AMD isn't making any more money because they can't make cards fast enough. With higher prices, they make a bigger profit, which they put towards making cards even FASTER. When they reach that faster pace, the prices will drop.

People buying this card at $100+ market value are essentially making sure AMD still has money to make many more 280X cards.

AMD getting more money for gpus they already sold to their partners huh...
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No need to worry about it, nvidia is been affected with overprice since the beggining so it's an even fight lol biggrin.gif

very well said........ ^_^ NVIDIA has been overpriced since factory biggrin.gif
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post #13 of 32
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AMD getting more money for gpus they already sold to their partners huh...

im pretty sure it doesnt work like that lol.
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Wow! Such Deals! Much gouging! Many miners! Too much!


Price gouging? Let's learn some basic economics:

Increasing demand means higher prices. This is NOT (necessarily) to gouge customers. It's to give AMD more money to make many more cards.

If AMD/Newegg/whomever priced the highly-sought-after 280X @ $299, it would be out of stock everywhere and, uh-oh, AMD isn't making any more money because they can't make cards fast enough. With higher prices, they make a bigger profit, which they put towards making cards even FASTER. When they reach that faster pace, the prices will drop.

People buying this card at $100+ market value are essentially making sure AMD still has money to make many more 280X cards.
the only one making more money is the company selling them, I.e. newegg, AMD isn't making anything more
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Wow! Such Deals! Much gouging! Many miners! Too much!


Price gouging? Let's learn some basic economics:

Increasing demand means higher prices. This is NOT (necessarily) to gouge customers. It's to give AMD more money to make many more cards.

If AMD/Newegg/whomever priced the highly-sought-after 280X @ $299, it would be out of stock everywhere and, uh-oh, AMD isn't making any more money because they can't make cards fast enough. With higher prices, they make a bigger profit, which they put towards making cards even FASTER. When they reach that faster pace, the prices will drop.

People buying this card at $100+ market value are essentially making sure AMD still has money to make many more 280X cards.
the only one making more money is the company selling them, I.e. newegg, AMD isn't making anything more
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Hahaha got mine @ launch for $285 shipped from Newegg.

/ gloating.
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post #17 of 32
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the only one making more money is the company selling them, I.e. newegg, AMD isn't making anything more

Hmm...how do we know AMD charges Newegg a standard price? I get MSRP, but I think AMD is very free to change the prices of its cards.

However, Newegg could be, by itself, raising prices to decrease demand (because they have a low supply). That way, people who will pay more can get the card. That is gouging, haha. biggrin.gif
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AMD getting more money for gpus they already sold to their partners huh...

Amd doesnt get anymore money. Here's how this works

Amd > Newegg > Us

Amd charges newegg probably like 225-250 for each 280X they purchase. With demand so high because of the LTC boom lachen.gif Newegg decides to push prices a 100 dollars higher to gain more profit. The gouge is all newegg and not Amd.
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Amd doesnt get anymore money. Here's how this works

Amd > Newegg > Us

Amd charges newegg probably like 225-250 for each 280X they purchase. With demand so high because of the LTC boom lachen.gif Newegg decides to push prices a 100 dollars higher to gain more profit. The gouge is all newegg and not Amd.

Not entirely, newegg and AMD will make a new agreement to increase the profit for both.
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Not entirely, newegg and AMD will make a new agreement to increase the profit for both.

I don't think so. New egg made those contracts way in advance of the mining bubble.
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