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Nano $650 >>> $499
R9 Fury $550 >>> $399?

Yes please tongue.gif

id buy 2 at that price
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post #12 of 32
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Nano $650 >>> $499
R9 Fury $550 >>> $399?

Yes please tongue.gif

Honestly I would buy a Nano at that price, for the 100 watts difference I will sacrifice 50mhz, throw my seidon 120m on it and a fan and have cooler temps then the fury x.
post #13 of 32
Dropping Fury to $449 would actually make the category much more interesting and reasonably priced. As it stands 980 and Fury are bad value cards and Nano is only good for its small niche.
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At $400 the Fury would be a great value over anything Nvidia has to offer at that price point IMO. Also I see a lot of people pointing towards the next gen of GPUs looming on the horizon as a reason to not upgrade or buy a new graphics card right now. I think this is a bad way to look at it unless you are already sitting on a high end card from this gen. People are acting like Maxwell & GCN will be complete obsolete when Pascal & Arctic Islands (Polaris) come out. This will not be the case, sure the new architectures will have advantages over the old. They will sport a better performance per watt ratio, be more powerful overall than the same tiered cards of this gen, but they will not completely blow the flagship & enthusiast grade cards from this gen out of the water. Those cards from this gen will still be viable for quite a few yrs. to come. So IMO if you want upgrade from a 290/390 or 290X/390X to a Fury or FuryX or from a 970 or 980 to a 980ti or TitanX, it probably is in your best interest to wait & see what the next gen has to offer. However if you are looking to upgrade from say a HD7950 or GTX 670 to this gens flagship or enthusiast tiered cards it would be a good move & not wasted money. Not everybody can afford to or even wants to keep up with the latest & greatest in GPUS. Some people just want to be able to play their games & if an upgrade is needed to keep that ability I see nothing wrong with buying a more powerful current gen card to meet those needs. Just my 2 cents...
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If the Fury dropped to $400 I would buy one just to play around with. I have been toying with the idea of switching to AMD (long finger to you G-sync) and a $400 Fury wouldn't be a bad way to test out the waters.
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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.

Almost 1.5 years too late. People already gave all GTX980/970 they want. People that did not upgrade until now are probably not going to even know about Fury price drop. Like always AMD is late to the party.
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post #17 of 32
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My guess is that the cost of HBM dropped

I'd possible, but price drops happen when supply outstrips demand, even if manufacturing costs don't change.
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People that did not upgrade until now are probably not going to even know about Fury price drop.

They'll see it when they shop for a video card.
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so much for not wanting to be the cheaper option.

oh well, wouldn't have bought a fury anyway. too expensive here.
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The price drops are enticing but I think the big issue here is that people in the market for enthusiast cards know brand new GPUs are in the pipeline from both parties this year. If I already had a fury X/Fury/Nano I would use this for crossfire, but is it really worth it to grab one right now when a few more bucks will probably net us better performance and lower power consumption in the coming year?
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At $400 the Fury would be a great value over anything Nvidia has to offer at that price point IMO. Also I see a lot of people pointing towards the next gen of GPUs looming on the horizon as a reason to not upgrade or buy a new graphics card right now. I think this is a bad way to look at it unless you are already sitting on a high end card from this gen. People are acting like Maxwell & GCN will be complete obsolete when Pascal & Arctic Islands (Polaris) come out. This will not be the case, sure the new architectures will have advantages over the old. They will sport a better performance per watt ratio, be more powerful overall than the same tiered cards of this gen, but they will not completely blow the flagship & enthusiast grade cards from this gen out of the water. Those cards from this gen will still be viable for quite a few yrs. to come. So IMO if you want upgrade from a 290/390 or 290X/390X to a Fury or FuryX or from a 970 or 980 to a 980ti or TitanX, it probably is in your best interest to wait & see what the next gen has to offer. However if you are looking to upgrade from say a HD7950 or GTX 670 to this gens flagship or enthusiast tiered cards it would be a good move & not wasted money. Not everybody can afford to or even wants to keep up with the latest & greatest in GPUS. Some people just want to be able to play their games & if an upgrade is needed to keep that ability I see nothing wrong with buying a more powerful current gen card to meet those needs. Just my 2 cents...


Didn't new cards used to blow old cards out of the water? Too risky to buy now i feel, especially if you are on higher resolutions.

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4790k 4ghz Stock or 4.6 2133 or -HT 4.7 2133 ASUS Z97-PRO non sold my 970 Kingston fury 1866 
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Samsung 850 evo  Noctura D14 Windows 7 Fujitsu P24W-6 IPS 1920x1200 
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Benq GW2760hs 1080p VA Corsair RM850 Fractal define R4 
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