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Originally Posted by vmatt1203 View Post

"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...

Bingo. It probably actually cost them a little bit less than you estimated to fabricate and purchase in wholesale channel. Gotta LOVE retail, eh? Lifeblood of modern commerce.....rolleyes.gif
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$849 for a 4GBs card? No thank you.
Both are, most likely, false.
    
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4GB is likely true... in some iteration, the price is yet to be determined...
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4GB is likely true... in some iteration, the price is yet to be determined...
IF one of them is true, the other is not. You simply can't sell a 4GB card, considering the current state of the GPU market, regardless of the performance of the memory itself, for $800+.
In the same manner, a $800+ card cannot absolutely only have 4GB VRAM.
    
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Where are all the people saying that a hbm card would come in at $549 now lol. Crying in a dark corner hoping this isn't true. As we all should be really though. Sad times for gpu prices. Fun times for gpu tech though.
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IF one of them is true, the other is not. You simply can't sell a 4GB card, considering the current state of the GPU market, regardless of the performance of the memory itself, for $800+.
In the same manner, a $800+ card cannot absolutely only have 4GB VRAM.

So what do you call the 980 KPE? biggrin.gif

On a serious note I agree. ONE of the $849 OR 4GB rumor is true. I don't see AMD selling many of these @$849 IF it's 4GB and IF it just matches the Titan X.
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Get you some HBM Lightning love?

Yes sir. Why wouldn't I buy a new memory architecture with a PCB perfect for overclocking the poo out of it?

Edit: And wasn't FUD one of the sites that said the Titan X was going to be $1399?
Edited by Ganf - 5/19/15 at 12:08pm
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High five for Lightning love.
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they can price it at whatever they want...if people won't bite then price cut would be inevitable. 8gb is probably fair for $849 intro price if, and only if, performance is comparable to titan x.
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Originally Posted by Luciferxy View Post

we're in the same situation... in my country, your 970 G1 costs ~ $ 480 stun.gif

ot. so ... the rumour ~4000 core something, is it the dual GPU Fiji ?
4096 is a single Fiji die wink.gif

It won't be priced at 849 since it is only 5-10% faster than Titan X according to AIB slides. 700 with a reduction to 600 after a month is what I think will happen.
Launch week prices are always overpriced here in NL it will cost 950 euros at the first retailer that has it mark my words. A month after prices will have come down.
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Core count is nearly doubled = bigger die assumption.
It has better memory efficiency and HBM moves the memory controller complexity of die. I think 550mm^2 which is still smaller than Titan X. And considering this is more powerful most likely that is just as with hawaii good perf/area.
Edited by maarten12100 - 5/19/15 at 12:41pm
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