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I was expecting more like £1400 tbh.

Why? That would make it cheaper to ship from America.
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I guess we should be celebrating, normal procedure appears to be just switching the $ for a £ sign and calling it a day!
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post #13 of 34
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I guess we should be celebrating, normal procedure is just switching the $ for a £ sign and calling it a day!

(fixed) This! angrysmiley.gif

It's still ~$1,650 redface.gif (post office exchange rate)
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post #14 of 34
What's funny is that this looks like a good deal compared to nvidia's $3k Titan.
How i miss the times where you could get a dual gpu beast for ~$600.....
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That sign switch is practically what they're doing for the Euro. It's right now 38,18% above, but no let's put it 0%. It's mainly the taxes. And the mafia.
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post #16 of 34
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Why? That would make it cheaper to ship from America.
Then it cost us more if it needed a RMA
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post #17 of 34
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What's funny is that this looks like a good deal compared to nvidia's $3k Titan.
How i miss the times where you could get a dual gpu beast for ~$600.....

AMD will force Nvidia's hand to lower the Titan Z's pricing. Even if it's only going to be a mediocre decrease at best.

Edit: Is the titan Z being marketed as a gaming card? Should we even put the two in the same category? Muh dual-precision floating point.
Edited by MattGordon - 4/22/14 at 5:54am
post #18 of 34
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AMD will force Nvidia's hand to lower the Titan Z's pricing. Even if it's only going to be a mediocre decrease at best.

Wait until 20nm GPUs for that. And even then most probably not. They ain't touching prices until people flock to better mainstreams now.
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post #19 of 34
I think AMD priced this at $1499 because the 290x was going for $800 or more when the 295x2 was revealed. Now that the prices have came back down to around the original, this just looks wrong. I think they may have took the Titan Z into consideration, but it was the price hike from mining that caused this to drop at $1499. That's just my opinion tho.
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post #20 of 34
There's always a premuim to be paid for the worlds fastest car....oops sorry i mean card! The question is ,will this still smoke the Titan Z. If Titan Z is bit delayed well know the answer. smile.gif
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