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According to a promotional email sent out to the public AMD has been hard at work increasing the supply of Radeon R9 Series GPUs to the point where their current pricing matches up with AMD’s MSRP pricing. Due to a combination of restricted supply, excellent value, and the crypto-currency mining craze the post launch day prices of AMD R9 290 and R9 290X far exceeded the their MSRP’s of $399 and $549 respectively. This pricing madness culminated in a landmark article in February from Anandtech’s Ryan Smith; noting that the Maxwell was green, Skylake was blue, and that the R9 290X was priced at $899 on Newegg.

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Haven't seen the price drop to around MSRP anywhere yet... but good news?

EDITED: Link for some reason SA wants a secure connection...
Edited by Master__Shake - 5/16/14 at 7:33pm
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I got the email from AMD. It is kinda too late to be doing this though AMD.
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