Originally Posted by Liranan
AMD just released a chip that is not only equal but in many cases better than Intel's 1000 USD chip at half the price (1800X) or even lower (1700) and you are saying that they aren't competing with Intel? LOL!
The 1080's, Ti's and Titan Black Xp Ti's exist to milk people with more money than they know what to do with and as advertising. There are hordes of people who think that just because nVidia have the fastest GPU their 10 year old GT210 that can barely render their desktop is automatically better than anything AMD have. Neither AMD, Intel nor nVidia really care about the high end consumer market, their money is made in the sub 200 USD market
where low margins are offset by the sheer volume of chips they sell and in the server market where margins are absolutely enormous and astronomical.
I agree, and thats actually where AMD excels and dominates in the GPU market.
Which is why I'm currently sitting on some cash waiting for the RX 500 series to be released, and VEGA's release, so we can see how well they actually preform.
I can at present easily afford a pair of $200 video cards, or a single $400 video card...
That is where AMD's market share will start to climb back up, when the RX 580 is released (presumably in the $200 range), and every one goes to buy that instead of nVidia because, why?
How many of us have a Freesync monitor on our desk waiting for AMD's next video card?