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Originally Posted by keikei View Post

$20 over msrp, but its in stock right now. SAPPHIRE Radeon RX 470

$199 is the MSRP for that model...
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Originally Posted by ZealotKi11er View Post

Prices are too high here in Canada

RX470 starts $289 for 4GB non-Reference

RX480 starts $330 for reference and $385 for non-reference.

GTX1060 stats $390 for non-reference.

These Really are not "mid-range" prices. These are GTX970/390 "mid/high end" prices.

I have to spend double the money I used to buy R9 290X to upgrade 3 years later. Prices should not work this way. We should not be spending more money. It's almost like p/p has not improved for 3 years on the high end.

You should've refresh your page more often. I got a pair of 260CAD 4GB 480s (all unlocked to 8GB) a few days after launch, and a 360CAD 1060 two days after launch.
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Originally Posted by keikei View Post

$20 over msrp, but its in stock right now. SAPPHIRE Radeon RX 470

$199 is the MSRP for that model...

Anyone wanna try flashing the 480 BIOS to try to unlock it?

It looked like Sapphire made some 480 with 4GB this time, decided to paint the reference cooler silver and sell as aftermarket 470.
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post #204 of 437
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Originally Posted by Vesku View Post

I have nowinstock notifications and have yet to snag a 480. Granted I'm trying to get a $200 4GB or $240 8GB, but in general the 480s have been selling out in minutes.
Naw man. That isn't true. According to SoCal they are readily available. At this time 1 470 is in stock, and it's that wonderful sapphire silver version for $200.
post #205 of 437
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Originally Posted by Slomo4shO View Post

$199 is the MSRP for that model...
Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

Damn. At that price point a reference 480 is the better deal. Nice vid. The general take away, " It makes no sense to buy this card".
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Newegg updated the PowerColor RED DEVIL Radeon RX 470 price to reflect the MSRP of $199.99.





So much for a $179 RX 470 rolleyes.gif

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Originally Posted by keikei View Post

Damn. At that price point a reference 480 is the better deal. Nice vid. The general take away, " It makes no sense to buy this card".


Seems to be the general consensus everywhere but here...
Edited by Slomo4shO - 8/4/16 at 9:12pm
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All these cards out of stock. There must be a lot of new demanding games out that people want to play. I am suck here with no games to play until BF1 comes out.

I'm playing FO4 again. lol.

Like you, i'm stuck here with Hawaiis.

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And yet AMD always seems to lose against its competition, even when it's itself in this case (470 v. 480).

Wut? Where? In higher fps maybe. All their cards are OOS.

EDIT: Miners are saying that the 470's hash rates are fantastic. That could be the reason why they are always OOS. Miners influence the prices of these gpus. Demand.
Edited by rdr09 - 8/4/16 at 9:28pm
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Is $20-30 less wort the wait though? People pay $300+ for Titan X exclusive performance.

2-3 months is nothing with how prices have gone this time combined with how long the generations are lasting. If you want to get MSRP you are probably going to end up buying 3 months behind the release or more. If you want really "good" prices you end up waiting about a year.
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rx 470 and rx 480 remind me of r9 290 and 290x
aib rx470 > reference 480
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rx 470 and rx 480 remind me of r9 290 and 290x
aib rx470 > reference 480
more like 390 & 390X. overpriced.
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