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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.

I guess I just don't know how retail in electronics goes(?) I thought they paid for their stock, It sits in their warehouse, it comes to us. So if price cuts come to Newegg then they are just refunded if msrp changes?? Or are they expected to take the hit? I don't see a company (newegg or AMD) paying to send stock back and have it resold to them at a cheaper price to negate the msrp change. I mean the price to manufacture the card doesn't change in a years time? Regardless I really want to know what price for production is. (even it probably cant be released)

I mean all my knowledge of retail is from working at a motor sports retailer, and a firearms retailer, and we cant send back merchandise if MSRP changes, we already paid for it. We just had large head room and marked it down to what it changed to...
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I guess I just don't know how retail in electronics goes(?) I thought they paid for their stock, It sits in their warehouse it comes to us. So if price cuts come to Newegg then they are just refunded if msrp changes?? Or are they expected to take the hit? I don't see a company (newegg or AMD) paying to send stock back and have it resold to them at a cheaper price to negate the msrp change. I mean the price to manufacture the card doesn't change in a years time? Regardless I really want to know what price for production is. (even it probably cant be released)

I mean all my knowledge of retail is from working at a motor sports retailer, and a firearms retailer, and we cant send back merchandise if MSRP changes we just had large head room and marked it down to what it changed to...

Newegg is direct with virtually all manufacturers. So they are more like a distributor in that sense. This means they get the best pricing, generous Net terms for payment, and the ability to send back any unsold stock. It may also include back-end spiffs once they reach a certain level of sales.
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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.

I guess I just don't know how retail in electronics goes(?) I thought they paid for their stock, It sits in their warehouse it comes to us. So if price cuts come to Newegg then they are just refunded if msrp changes?? Or are they expected to take the hit? I don't see a company (newegg or AMD) paying to send stock back and have it resold to them at a cheaper price to negate the msrp change. I mean the price to manufacture the card doesn't change in a years time? Regardless I really want to know what price for production is. (even it probably cant be released)

I mean all my knowledge of retail is from working at a motor sports retailer, and a firearms retailer, and we cant send back merchandise if MSRP changes we just had large head room and marked it down to what it changed to...


They don't take the hit. The price gets renegotiated. There's no easy way to get actual production costs, especially on a brand new card with new manufacturing. Once it's matured you can get wafer costs and guesstimate the cost, but right now there's no way of knowing the unknowns. However my guess is its very high because HBM yields are very very low.
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If it truly competes with the Titan X, they'll release it at that price to catch the early adopters and it'll drop in a couple months.

I don't care, I'm waiting for the AIB's.
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If it truly competes with the Titan X, they'll release it at that price to catch the early adopters and it'll drop in a couple months.

I don't care, I'm waiting for the AIB's.


Get you some HBM Lightning love?
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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.
I like that price.
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eight hundred and forty-nine u s dollars
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I have seen the light (Using the Intel HD4600 made me go insane) so i am welling to pay anything for a GPU now a days but i hope AMD makes my wait worth it!
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This is as hyped as the 5870 was with tessellation and Dirt 2. Cards came out, we all bought them played Dirt 2 and had abysmal framerates due to the poor driver. NVIDIA came out way later with tessellation on their cards and what happened? *shock* they did it better. thumb.gif

For almost 10 years now there is more hype than follow up when it comes to AMD products. Do not pull the trigger without seeing something tangible. For the first time ever I will go NVIDIA and never look back.
 
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i feel like the silicon industry is like the pharmaceutical industry

all the low hanging fruits have been picked, now R&D costs will increase exponentially and we might not even get anything out of it.
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