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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.


There's a lot of free space now and since its got much less power draw due to HBM, then can use those untied resources for the core. Not sure I would say what you said in a negative way. The cost of the card itself in a breakdown, not sure how anyone can come up with that not knowing the R/D on HBM and the different technologies used.
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The only affordable catd is going to be rebrands? ...
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"This means $849 is a reasonable price for what you get."

I would really like to know the total cost of manufacturing the card... It seems like over a 100% profit per card (on release) amd is getting. I mean you can pick up a R9 295x2 for $599 on newegg right now. This time last year they were going for $1000-1200. If newegg can now afford to sell the remainder of their stock for almost half the price and not take a loss, that means neweg only paid like 400-500 per card. Which means AMD only probably paid 200-300 to fabricate them?

I work in retail and I feel so bad selling to customers knowing what we as a business paid for it. I mean we sell for just as much as our competitors but still... I fell like there is even more headroom for profit on electronics considering how little it takes to fabricate them...
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The only affordable catd is going to be rebrands? ...

Just give it a couple months and the prices will tumble like the always do with amd cards.
 
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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.

I'm going with number 2 in this case simply due to HBM. That said, holding onto my 290x this round, or atleast until major price cuts. Also not upgrading to another 4gb card, no matter how much more performance.
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It wont be that expensive.... 295 Price drop shows just how low it can go from 1500 > 600, if a 395X2 is in the works I have a feeling it would clash with 390X pricing as it drops, also AMD has said for awhile now 8GB HBM
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.. 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.

Well, there is also the fact that G-Sync is a success and FreeSync is bugged out of the gate. The only way I would personally switch is if the AMD card totally dominated the Titan X in every conceivable way. And I don't mean stock, I mean OC vs. OC. thumb.gif
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"This means $849 is a reasonable price for what you get."

I would really like to know the total cost of manufacturing the card... It seems like over a 100% profit per card (on release) amd is getting. I mean you can pick up a R9 295x2 for $599 on newegg right now. This time last year they were going for $1000-1200. If newegg can now afford to sell the remainder of their stock for almost half the price and not take a loss, that means neweg only paid like 400-500 per card. Which means AMD only probably paid 200-300 to fabricate them?

I work in retail and I feel so bad selling to customers knowing what we as a business paid for it. I mean we sell for just as much as our competitors but still... I fell like there is even more headroom for profit on electronics considering how little it takes to fabricate them...


That's not how that works. Newegg can just send them back. Thus the manufacturers would work out a new cost if the msrp drops. Also I don't know what their margins are but I'd assume they are small on these types of products. They make large margins on accessories like cables not gpus and cpus.
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if true

and yet another bad start for AMD.


price wrong, by the looks of it limited supply....rebrands in the line up...blame the competition for having better hair

then they get confused why they doing bad, and start babbling the don't want to be the cheap solution

check and check biggrin.gif
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I expect 750 euros. That should be around 699$ If we factor in VAT and whatever extras we pay in Europe.
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