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I picked up a Fury late in the gpu cycle when demand was very low. I had time to research and find a good price. I've forgotten the excitement and anxiety when trying to snag a recent launched card. Good times. The MSI one looks sexy as hell (possible 2nd choice). How is the brand in general?
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How is the brand in general?
It's just 3 letters, hardly a name at all, but TwinFrozr coolers are the best custom coolers I've ever had. just dead silent.
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Guys. Retailers are adding 20-30 dollars to the MSRP and STILL can't hold stock. This is what demand does. The same goes for all GTX products. If I can add 30 bucks to my sale, and STILL sell it just as quickly, why wouldn't I.
It is all because of mining crap tbh. Amount of gpus delivered to retailers would easly fullfill the demand of gamers. But one miner can just grab stock from all local stores and say that he want more....
post #234 of 437
almost all of the 470s are in stock right now at $200 maybe no one is buying them for same price as 480... maybe they will drop to 150!
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Originally Posted by prznar1 View Post

It is all because of mining crap tbh. Amount of gpus delivered to retailers would easly fullfill the demand of gamers. But one miner can just grab stock from all local stores and say that he want more....

Demand is demand. Regardless of where it's coming from.
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almost all of the 470s are in stock right now at $200 maybe no one is buying them for same price as 480... maybe they will drop to 150!

MSRP is $179. I wouldn't hold my breath.
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I dunno man, even on the US newegg, there isn't a single rx 470 below $199, one of them is even reference design. $199 was the msrp for the rx 480 (and it is listed at that price on newegg as well), not the 470.

I don't think this is gouging so much as it is AIB's pricing their cards really badly. If retailers were gouging, the rx 480 prices would be an equal distance from their msrp but they aren't.

I read it can get very close to the 480 performance in mining at a much lower power consumption. Here is a 480 at around 1150/2250 consuming 94W . . .




It's all that compute.
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post #237 of 437
Yeah 470s here, custom are sooner in stock than custom 480s. Some prices are ok but mostly as all 4xx prices they are blown up, some so much you can just buy a 480 instead. No wonder gamers are getting nGreeny cards while probably miners deplete stocks of AMD cards especially in countries with low electricity costs.
The 470 is only more power efficient because it's not clocked and volted as high as 480s and potentially 480s not being as easy to undervolt or people just pushing H/s instead of profit and then being surprised that they max H/s consumes so much power and the efficiency sucks.

Yet again, AMD will not gain massive market share in gaming and instead gain market share in mining due to shortages and miners buying cards not in single units but in 10s compared to gamers.
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It's all that compute.

Referred to this 2 days ago.
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The RX 470 will likely end up out of stock like the RX 480...



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Referred to this 2 days ago.

A few more tweaks it might match Grenada. Miners have the cash and they buy bulk.
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470's seems to be in stock now. Its $20 over msrp generally, matching reference 480's, but those arent in stock. Either get one now or play the waiting game.
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