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With the release coming soon I was wondering who is going to buy when it hits the shelves?

I am considering buying first day as the price is very great and history has taught me that new generation get price gouged every time. I might turn my buy into a profit AND enjoy my games meanwhile. I don't remember seeing any discount (price war between NVidia and AMD) on new hardware before the release of the full series. I expect Nvidia to lower 1070/1080 pricing once AMD release comparable model (Vega?).

So will you buy or wait?
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well getting a card on launch day is bad investment without going over the reviews for the said card. What if the performance is ~ what you currently have ?
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Nope. I am not getting R9 480. I am getting RX 480.
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I probably will. Should be a good upgrade from my 960. You still can't hardly get a used 970 for $199 and I would much prefer something new and fresh. Also, it's very easy on the wallet to go CF and should get at least 1070 performance hopefully. All the green fanboys and red haters can say all they want, I think AMD has a home run here for the masses.
 
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I probably will. Should be a good upgrade from my 960. You still can't hardly get a used 970 for $199 and I would much prefer something new and fresh. Also, it's very easy on the wallet to go CF and should get at least 1070 performance hopefully. All the green fanboys and red haters can say all they want, I think AMD has a home run here for the masses.

For sure. This might be the biggest launch ever for AMD. $500 are nice and all but most people are going to get this card. This is the kind of cards most of us used to buy back in the day, Stuff like 6600 GT, 7600 GT, 8800 GT , HD 4850.. All ~ $200.
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About the same performance. Just $100 cheaper, quieter and more power efficient. No reason to get a 390X now, unless you get it used for sub $150.
   
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post #8 of 112
I tend to be a little crazy and actually wait until I see actual performance results before committing to a component......and no one has seen them yet.
post #9 of 112
Not at launch, but it's very likely that I'll get one a few months down the road. It's kind of nice having no pressure to get anything and that AIBs and price gouging should go away during that time.
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