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[KitGuru]Source: AMD to cut price of Fury GPU

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AMD recently announced that it would be cutting the price of its Radeon R9 Nano graphics card, bringing it down to a more palatable price point. The good news is that retail sources close to Kitguru informed us that a price drop is planned for the Fury graphics card in the coming weeks.

According to our source this price drop is due imminently and will put the air-cooled R9 Fury cards in a much better position. Right now, AMD is still mulling over exactly how big of a price drop it wants to commit to but we should expect to hear more soon. We also don’t know yet if this price drop will also apply to the water-cooled FuryX, which is positioned to compete with the GTX 980Ti around £500.

http://www.kitguru.net/components/graphic-cards/matthew-wilson/source-amd-to-cut-price-of-fury-gpu/
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Still not a interesting card for 290X/290 users to upgrade too.
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I'm guessing at least $50 to differentiate itself from the Nano.

I wonder if the 390X and 390 will see adjustments as a consequence too. If they do, the 390 probably becomes the best value in a long time. AMD needs all it can to fight the best selling 970.
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But doesn't it seem to late in the game to be dropping prices on their cards especially when you're an underdog vying for the market share. Wouldn't it make more sense to sell larger volume of 390 or Fury for $50 less than drop prices at a time when most people are not parting with their money due to the looming cards in the near future
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Nano $650 >>> $499
R9 Fury $550 >>> $399?

Yes please tongue.gif
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But doesn't it seem to late in the game to be dropping prices on their cards especially when you're an underdog vying for the market share. Wouldn't it make more sense to sell larger volume of 390 or Fury for $50 less than drop prices at a time when most people are not parting with their money due to the looming cards in the near future

My guess is that the cost of HBM dropped
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Nano $650 >>> $499
R9 Fury $550 >>> $399?

Yes please tongue.gif

 

That would be a nice drop

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I'd gladly purchase a roommate for my Fury X.
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Nano $650 >>> $499
R9 Fury $550 >>> $399?

Yes please tongue.gif

Hmm, Sapphire is selling their Fury for $499 already, so I'd guess a drop to $449 is more likely.

$399 would put up some serious competition against the 980 though.
 
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Hmm, Sapphire is selling their Fury for $499 already, so I'd guess a drop to $449 is more likely.

$399 would put up some serious competition against the 980 though.

Doubt Nvidia would care though. They have already more or less saturated the market with 970 and 980.
Wouldnt surprise me if this is one of the reasons for a reduction in price from AMD.
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