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Originally Posted by i7monkey View Post

Just a few years ago an AMD flagship cost $379. Now it's $849 rolleyes.gif

An Nvidia flagship cost $499. Now it's $999.

It's time to nail both with a class-action.
...and a few years before that, an AMD flagship CPU (FX-57) would run you over $1000 MSRP. There are plenty of very powerful GPUs in the $175-300 range. If you want the top end GPU, you have to pay for it, simple as that. As long as people keep buying Titan X's and $850 Fijis, they'll keep charging for them.
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Originally Posted by Ganf View Post

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?

http://wccftech.com/nvidia-geforce-gtx-titanx-priced-1350-msrp-taiwanese-report/

Eh, close enough. But FUD did have a rumor way back that the 290X would be $699:

http://www.fudzilla.com/32774-radeon-r9-290x-to-cost-us-$699
post #93 of 269
I stopped reading at the 4GB version and dual GPU 8GB version. These rumors were debunked months ago. The 390X (or whatever they end up calling it) will be a single Fiji GPU card almost certainly with 8GB HBM. It will likely be anywhere from $700-$850. I highly doubt there will even be a 4GB version of this card at all. This rumor is complete BS as usual. Luckily we don't have to wait long to find out the real information...
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when people are bored waiting, imaginative side kicks-in...usually disregarding the logical side though
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I stopped reading at the 4GB version and dual GPU 8GB version. These rumors were debunked months ago. The 390X (or whatever they end up calling it) will be a single Fiji GPU card almost certainly with 8GB HBM. It will likely be anywhere from $700-$850. I highly doubt there will even be a 4GB version of this card at all. This rumor is complete BS as usual. Luckily we don't have to wait long to find out the real information...

Hop over to the thread about the official HBM presentation.

Not a single site that was participating in the call / presentation is saying that the cards are going to be 8GB. A couple say nothing while the majority is flat out saying that the cards are going to be 4GB with interview bits offered where AMD engineers explain how they can work with lower amounts of VRAM by optimizing usage.

This isn't a rehash of the old rumors.

At the very least the base versions are going to be 4GB at this point.
 
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I'm wishing for the $1200 price,

    
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Despite the fact that HBM will provide significantly faster bandwidth, the 4GBs VRAM capacity is still a joke. A GPU from a new lineup should be an upgrade in every regard and specification. I have a feeling that my 290X will last me for a much longer period than I have initially thought, mostly because GPU manufacturers are constantly putting out overpriced crap while game developers are not optimizing their games and releasing them downgraded and with numerous performance issues. When reasonable GPUs will be released and when developers will finally start optimizing their games properly, maybe then I will upgrade my GPU or build a new system entirely. I feel like none of this is worth any of my time or money.
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Hop over to the thread about the official HBM presentation.

Not a single site that was participating in the call / presentation is saying that the cards are going to be 8GB. A couple say nothing while the majority is flat out saying that the cards are going to be 4GB with interview bits offered where AMD engineers explain how they can work with lower amounts of VRAM by optimizing usage.

This isn't a rehash of the old rumors.

At the very least the base versions are going to be 4GB at this point.
4GB sure if that is what you want to believe... Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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I'm not sure what I believe but huge sites like guru3d, arstechnica, extremetech, pcper, semiaccurate etc. came out today and said that the thing is 4GB.
 
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There'll be plenty of benchmarks out by the time the card I want to buy launches. If 4gb VRAM shows to be sufficient I'll buy, if it doesn't I'll pick up 2 more 290x lightnings and ride it out until Pascal.

They'll be having a good sale on the 290x's by then. biggrin.gif
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