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Having trouble believing they would price a full fat 4GB Fiji card that high. Unless of course they have a slightly gimped Fiji to slot under it to combat 980 Ti, and/or the full Fiji really takes the Titan to the woodshed. We'll know soon enough.
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If this proves true and they're selling a 4GB card @ $850, this isn't going to be the 4k Titan X killer that many suppose. Personally, I doubt this rumor to be true, though.

No idea if it is true or not. If it is true, AMD is pretty much screwed IMHO.
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That's easier said than done when you're not making any money. Shareholders are looking for results this quarter, not next year.

True, doesn't mean its the right move todo.
How many NV users are going to switch when the 390x and 980ti are priced the same and perform the same? I'll take a guess and say 0.
So this means their marketshare will keep going down and NV will keep pushing their software solutions and other tech like gsync which will sway more and more people to NV because more games will use it because NV has the majority of the marketshare anways.

These or just guesses tough but i'm pretty sure this isn't the right way for AMD to do bussiness. As a market leader you can always ask for a price premium, if your not (unless you've got a game changer) you can't.
    
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post #44 of 269
$850 works if it completely beats the titan X at all resolutions. I think the 290x beating the older titan was good, but not the norm anymore.

It's an ongoing price war release to release. If the best card is 1100, and an 850 on beats it, they will get more sales. No less likely than if it were 500. The days of "every flagship from generation to generation will always be $500" are long gone. Especially with the titan X selling out for so long at its price.

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$850 only really makes sense for AMD at this point in 2 cases:

1) The performance is much higher than the Titan X. In the 10%+ more range.

2) The card is going to be extremely supply limited so might as well make the most money possible on the few units they have available.
 
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The availability of Fiji is going to be very restricted because of HMB. The rumored pricing is not unrealistic given that.
The GPU is also bigger than ever which drives the cost up. I think this is the main reason why we saw the prices driven up lately. I hope with 14nm we will see a very sharp drop in pricing (with every die being 2x smaller).
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we have no one but ourself to blame at this point. should've boycott the titan when the msrp was over 1k.
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post #48 of 269
Quote:
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The availability of Fiji is going to be very restricted because of HMB. The rumored pricing is not unrealistic given that.
The GPU is also bigger than ever which drives the cost up. I think this is the main reason why we saw the prices driven up lately. I hope with 14nm we will see a very sharp drop in pricing (with every die being 2x smaller).


Bigger than ever? You mean die size or card size? From what I read/heard the card gonna be half the size. And with HBM, it frees up die space for other things.
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I'm on the opposite side of the fence here. For AMD (especially in their current position) to have a single-die GPU at this price, makes me exited. it might be something special.

There's no way it's only 4GB though.
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Bigger than ever? You mean die size or card size? From what I read/heard the card gonna be half the size. And with HBM, it frees up die space for other things.

Core count is nearly doubled = bigger die assumption.
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