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If you're expecting something close to a 50% reduction in price, you'd most likely have to wait until it becomes superceded by newer hardware. And if history has shown anything, the 8800's will drop in price once the HD2900's fall as well.

Personally, I haven't spent more than $200 on ANY video card upgrade. This includes my 9800 Pro 128MB, X1800XT 256MB, and my current X1950XT 256MB (with this one being the fastest AND cheapest ). I'm confident that when the top end of both companies costs around $200, you should still have excellent performance as long as you don't mind that they will be last gen hardware.
i agree, i cant see the price coming down until there is something to replace it. the soonest i can see the price dropping more then $25 is when the 8900 comes out. As for ATi's new card, is there really nothing at all better about it? i saw that it had 512bit memory. how are the 3d mark scores in comparison?
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So has there been any spec on the 8900?
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