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So basically demand forces prices higher? Is this mining craze 2.0?
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Originally Posted by Kuivamaa View Post

So basically demand forces prices higher? Is this mining craze 2.0?

This has always been the case. Same thing happened when HD 5870 and HD 5850 came out. They had free market for 6 months but faced same situation as GTX1080 and 1070 are facing right now. Both where priced higher then last gen by $100 and both where selling $30-60 over MSRP because stocks where terrible.
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post #273 of 437
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Originally Posted by Kuivamaa View Post

So basically demand forces prices higher? Is this mining craze 2.0?
I hope not. But if it does; in a few months time we will probably be able to buy these cards for cheap. I'm still upset I didn't buy that 290X 8GB Lightning for $300 (or was it less?).
post #274 of 437
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At $200, it really isn't at.

In reality, thats true, its selling for $200 and above right now. High demand, low stock. I dont think we'll ever see the below price for some time, if ever.
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So I can't help but start questioning this whole low stock so increase prices.

Don't get me wrong I understand basic economics as far as demand vs. supply.

I just question the truth behind such low supplies, I mean I feel it's low enough supply that I don't even understand why they are releasing cards to be honest.

It's like they are playing a game with the MSRP's anymore and it's been going on for years now. I haven't been able to pay MSRP for gpu's for 3 years now, it's getting a bit annoying on both sides now imo.

And I'll say it again, I won't be surprised if NV and AMD have a price fixing suit again against them in a couple to few years concerning past couple years.

I'm about done with discreet gpu's and just gonna start vouching for Intel hahaha tongue.gif

Low end, mid end or high end, it doesn't matter, every sector getting screwed if feels anymore.
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post #276 of 437
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Originally Posted by keikei View Post

I dont agree. The 470 performs just under the 480 (talking about a difference of under 5 frames in most cases), its priced appropriately. $150 would be a steal imo. This is THE card for price/performance.
That's like 15%,the same difference from 7970 to 7950 yet the latter was 100 bucks less expensive. That's a considerable difference to make you think wether 15% justifies 100 bucks more,not 20 or 50 bucks.
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That's like 15%,the same difference from 7970 to 7950 yet the latter was 100 bucks less expensive. That's a considerable difference to make you think wether 15% justifies 100 bucks more,not 20 or 50 bucks.
it's not 15%. It's like 3-7%. Idk where you got 15%. The difference is like 62fps vs 65fps
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Give the kid your 680 and you the 470 you mean? thumb.gif

I should probably update my rig; I'm running a 980ti.
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So I can't help but start questioning this whole low stock so increase prices.

Don't get me wrong I understand basic economics as far as demand vs. supply.

I just question the truth behind such low supplies, I mean I feel it's low enough supply that I don't even understand why they are releasing cards to be honest.

It's like they are playing a game with the MSRP's anymore and it's been going on for years now. I haven't been able to pay MSRP for gpu's for 3 years now, it's getting a bit annoying on both sides now imo.

And I'll say it again, I won't be surprised if NV and AMD have a price fixing suit again against them in a couple to few years concerning past couple years.

I'm about done with discreet gpu's and just gonna start vouching for Intel hahaha tongue.gif

Low end, mid end or high end, it doesn't matter, every sector getting screwed if feels anymore.

To make money.
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