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Why are all the scores in Firestrike so low in that review chart? All the 780ti's are getting around 11500? rolleyes.gif Even my 780 is getting 12600.
post #82 of 301
Maybe NE was sick of the bad publicity they were getting for $900 290X's? rolleyes.gif
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i hope the prices of 290xs come back down, cheaper cards for everyone is a win imo. I also want to pick up one of these lightnings, but if it drops at higher than $800 im out lol.
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post #84 of 301
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Originally Posted by szeged View Post

i hope the prices of 290xs come back down, cheaper cards for everyone is a win imo. I also want to pick up one of these lightnings, but if it drops at higher than $800 im out lol.

Seeing how the 290x price are dropping,the lightning might not be insanely overpriced at launch.

But for me, I'm buying it even if its 850-900. Can't wait any longer.
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1150mhz? Thats crap for a lightning... if it isn't hitting 1300mhz then I call BS.
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post #86 of 301
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1150mhz? Thats crap for a lightning... if it isn't hitting 1300mhz then I call BS.

Read the first post, has a statement about OC.
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post #87 of 301
Two 8 pins AND a 6 pin?

Isn't that the kind of power a dual-GPU flagship uses?
Why that much for a single card?
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Okay, enough of this "miner tax" crap. Newegg had 290X's for $550 today.

*EDIT* Still available at the time of writing:

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814131522

Garbage reference cooler model doesnt count.
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When the hell is this bad boy out? Later this month or anytime now?
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When the hell is this bad boy out? Later this month or anytime now?

Great, now you have some more thinking to do just after you've finally settled on keeping your 780!doh.gif

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