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If a 1070 performs like a 980ti for higher price i would get a used 980ti.
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I facepalmed so hard at this I think I might have a black eye...

So no new product should never cost more than the used product... Right... Gotcha...
You can get a 7970 for $100 for a while now, why should it still be worth $100 after all these years? Obviously because AMD's offerings are not strong enough.
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If a 1070 performs like a 980ti for higher price i would get a used 980ti.
You can get a 7970 for $100 for a while now, why should it still be worth $100 after all these years? Obviously because AMD's offerings are not strong enough.

'Only' 3gb of vram, no warranty on used parts (fan's could be going after 5 years, etc.) and a good deal more power consumption oc to oc, less feature support, older ports, driver support, etc. makes the 7970 not really worth it as much these days.

There are more to newer cards than just raw performance, especially when we are comparing a card released late 2016 vs late 2011..
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Originally Posted by prznar1 View Post

You have never seen a hot stuff release? Prices are always up. They will drop after a month.

There is barely any price gouging with the GTX1060. Most of them are at the suggested MSRP of $250. EVGA's superclocked version only costs $10 more, while other OCed versions cost $20-$30 more.

And I'm wondering what poor fool is buying an AIB RX 470 for around the same price as the RX480 or GTX1060?
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What on earth is going on with the price gouging? This is just stupidity.

Ethereum mining...





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Man, wondering which 7970 some of you owned as my highly overclocked 7970 Ghz edition was literally half the performance in many of the situations I tested in comparison to RX 480.
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https://www.computerbase.de/2016-08/radeon-rx-470-test/3/

Computerbase.de review.

The strix model is slower than the rest and matches up with TPU as well. This card has terrible pricing. If mining cools down, these cards are going to sell way less cards. Too much cannibalization going on. You can tell by the messed of price to performance vs the rx 480 4gb, that AMD never intended to price their cards this low. The rx 480 4gb is clearly the best price to performance vs the rx 470 and rx 460 which is stupid considering it is the highest end SKU from AMD for Polaris. The problem with the rx480 4gb is that it is going to be a rare card, atleast at its 199 MSRP.

This just seems like a poorly executed launch overall and AMD didn't get close to a 2.7 increase in performance per watt they were advertising.

At 150, pricing makes sense, since the cut down version is supposed to offer better value. At 179 or in most cases 200+(street price), it is badly priced vs the rx 480. But 150 is probably below cost for AMD.
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I just want 1 low power consumption card for the summer, its that too hard to ask? Damn miners. mad.gif RX 470 looks to be the better deal then the 480, once prices & stock stabilize.
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I just want 1 low power consumption card for the summer, its that too hard to ask? Damn miners. mad.gif RX 470 looks to be the better deal then the 480, once prices & stock stabilize.

If you recall from the Hawaii launch, it took over 6 months for inventory and prices to settle...

Nvidia GPUs are also useful for mining so best of luck.
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If a 1070 performs like a 980ti for higher price i would get a used 980ti.
You can get a 7970 for $100 for a while now, why should it still be worth $100 after all these years? Obviously because AMD's offerings are not strong enough.

Where are you finding 7970s for $100?
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