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post #81 of 437
The pricing of 470 reminds me the 950 and 960 pricing issues. The existence of reference RX 480 4GB model creates pressure on most 470 models.

Good on PowerColour for giving a good value custom 470 and shame on Sapphire with their Platinum rip-off
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MSRP is $179 - $199. pretty bad, i was expecting $159 - $179. Definitely knew it wouldn't be $149.
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After reading the reviews, RX 470 seems as disappointing if not even more than the RX 480. Bad performance, bad price, bad optimizations in games, overall save up for a 1060 just as TPU said it.

The card is fine, the price is the only issue. At a lower price it would pretty much eliminate the 480, 390 and Fury for anyone looking in this performance range though. Thats the danger in only worrying about Mid Range I guess though, AMD can't charge more for the 480 since it's clearly much weaker than the 1070 and 1080(they tried this with Fury vs maxwell 2.0 and it was a fail). Both Fury and the 480 needed to be much better products.
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This launch is almost identical to the R9 270X($199) and R9 270($179) launch. It is clear that AMD does not learn from it's past mistakes... rolleyes.gif
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post #85 of 437
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Originally Posted by SKYMTL View Post

Folks seem to be forgetting that none of the cards being tested (be it by us or others) are actually priced at $179. They are all $189 to $249 (!!!) which is way, way too close to the $199 RX 480 4GB IMO.

For that kind of money you'd be nuts not to go the 480 route. wink.gif
Power color red devil is 179$
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Power color red devil is 179$

ok but where?
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ok but where?

Was on newegg for a good 1hr this morning

Edit : for poor concept of time lol
Edited by Echoa - 8/4/16 at 8:41am
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Card would have been solid at $149-$169 with the fastest/best aib being at most $175 or so. Performance isn't bad but it's not worth the price. Then again, I honestly expect prices to drop $10-$20 within 90 days at most, for both the 480 and 470.
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Priced too high. Much rather get a Reference RX 480 4GB.
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another gpu pricing fail. also, fail on people talking about a store's shipping cost as part of the product's price. the need to be anal is strong in the gpu section. some cards only sell for $40-$100 over MSRP and people rejoice.
Good thing nobody cares about MSRP now. The only people rejoicing over this card are Red Team Plus members, and miners.

I'd rather get the 1070 for mining. Claymore's nvidia miner comes out soon and it will make the 1070 about the same performance / price as a 8GB 480.

At least I can always find the 1070 in stock.
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