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post #11 of 33
Can't you just like cull bad 1060s, and turn them into 1050s? Although that makes a December data kinda far for no reason?
post #12 of 33
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nGreedia and value? That doesn't go together.

The last time nVidia released something with good value it had a pretty big catch. So yeah if an nVidia card is suspiciously underpriced in the absence of competition, give it a few months before buying it because there's bound to be something wrong with it. (now that I think back, Fermi was cheap probably because they skimped on the VRM and so the cards blew up left right and center huehuehue)

And yes I'm being cynical.
post #13 of 33
I was going to replace my R9 270X with a 960 and now it's on par biggrin.gif. Another year again then it should be on par with the 770, AMD cards really age like fine wine. RX 470 here I come thumb.gif
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It supports the theory that the 3GB card is GP106, while the 6GB card is a heavily chopped GP104. Maybe NV came to the realization that their small die couldn't compete so the are renaming it to a 1050 launching in December, and are forced to sell the heavily chopped GP104 die to try to compete with Polaris 10. The problem with that is how would they have enough volume with a 3 time chopped die, for a high volume market with a 1060 and also for the 1070 and 1080.
I think AMD nailed the market with Polaris. The die size is between what NV has to offer, who's smaller die can't punch that high above it's class, and they'll struggle to produce any volume with their cut down part. Polaris 11 might mop up the low end.
post #15 of 33
Interesting, get ready for 7.5 million versions of the 1060. The extreme OC OC super duper hybrid is going to be epic thumb.gif .

All joking aside 980 performance for ~$249 is going to move a crap ton of cards, even more than the 970. Think about it people could not get out of there own way fast enough to get a 970, Nvidia is now now giving you 980 performance for $250, $79 less than the 970 at launch. This card will probably never be in stock due to massive sales.
    
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post #16 of 33
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Interesting, get ready for 7.5 million versions of the 1060. The extreme OC OC super duper hybrid is going to be epic thumb.gif .

All joking aside 980 performance for ~$249 is going to move a crap ton of cards, even more than the 970. Think about it people could not get out of there own way fast enough to get a 970, Nvidia is now now giving you 980 performance for $250, $79 less than the 970 at launch. This card will probably never be in stock due to massive sales.

Not if its future looks grim in next gen games and APIs. smile.gif An RX480 will waltz all over it in modern APIs that are being adopted very favorably, all the while being a killer VR card. The future looks much brighter for the 480 than it does for a 1060 IMO.
Edited by flippin_waffles - 7/13/16 at 9:42pm
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Interesting, get ready for 7.5 million versions of the 1060. The extreme OC OC super duper hybrid is going to be epic thumb.gif .

lol this is so true. I have never thought about it until you mentioned it. I've always wondered why one manufacturer has several versions of the same card.
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Makes no sense if it is more expensive though. What do they not understand about value.

They don't have to care about value as long as people keep buying Nvidia just because it's green.

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I am so done with these shenanigans
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post #20 of 33
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Interesting, get ready for 7.5 million versions of the 1060. The extreme OC OC super duper hybrid is going to be epic thumb.gif .

All joking aside 980 performance for ~$249 is going to move a crap ton of cards, even more than the 970. Think about it people could not get out of there own way fast enough to get a 970, Nvidia is now now giving you 980 performance for $250, $79 less than the 970 at launch. This card will probably never be in stock due to massive sales.

i think going forward people will stop comparing value to aging GPU

980 performance will become the new 250$ benchmark. We took 4 years, die shrink and then some to get here. Soon many will stop comparing to yesterday's trash.

I mean that with zero offense to Maxwell owners. I'm still on Kepler so that's so old in GPU time it's considered fossil fuel tongue.gif

but I agree with you, 1060 looks like a great value. Not sure what previous posts meant when they said nGreedia is purely a premium brand. I don't know the full story to all these small pascal chipped cards so please educate me.
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