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Originally Posted by battlenut View Post
What could honestly come out of this? only more expensive video cards because they lost alot of money or it's just a plot to get back at nVidia for being so expensive. who knows.
Where does cards being more expensive then they already are fix the problem?

This is the same issue with the ram prices, hell I bet the cards that Nvidia/AMD sells is half of what it actually costs. 100% profit.
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post #12 of 53
manufactoring gpus does not cost anywhere near 500$, so basically we are getting ripped-off, an 8800gtx retails for over 500$ but the cost to manufactor it is only a fraction of the price, marketing and all the other costs involved don't justify the 500$ price tag.
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post #13 of 53
nothing in this day and age cost less than 250-400% the cost of producing, and of coarse if one company can sell their product for that high of a price then a competitor can sell it for the similar price as well, that doesn't mean the two companies were in cahootz with each other.and it doesn't make the product worth it but if the CONSUMER is willing to pay that price then its on their shoulders not the companies, yea their needs to be a fair price but what about everything else in the world that is so darn expensive but not worth it (i.e. autos, stereo's, pretty much all things in life that are essential.) so hopefully they aren't in cahootz and the market can prove it.( and yes i know corperations are corrupt but who isn't when it comes to money??)
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post #14 of 53
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manufactoring gpus does not cost anywhere near 500$, so basically we are getting ripped-off, an 8800gtx retails for over 500$ but the cost to manufactor it is only a fraction of the price, marketing and all the other costs involved don't justify the 500$ price tag.
A few hundred million in R&D though.
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Where does cards being more expensive then they already are fix the problem?
***. Grammar know does you possibly?
    
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You gotta remember that in our court system a good lawyer, or in nVidia's case team of lawyers, can get a man caught with the gun in his had set free. So it doesn't matter if it is true or not, just how good the other guys lawyers are.
Well lawyers in this kinda of case would most likely be responsible for filings & paperwork, I'm pretty sure in this case, it will be investigated and decided by a judge or a inquiry board. I could be wrong.

In capitalism, the consumer always wins.
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post #17 of 53
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***. Grammar know does you possibly?
I think you need to correct your grammar unless your trying to correct me of course.

What I'm trying to point out is why the hell would they raise the prices and rip us off even more since we are getting ripped off anyways?
Thats what battlenut wrote, I'm just trying to clarify his reasoning since it does not make any sense.
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so... cheaper 8800 ultras on the horizon?
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post #19 of 53
Anyone who says this in a news article simply cannot be taken for a grain of nothing:

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to fix prices and screw consumers.
Some of the worst attempts at journalism I have ever seen.
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post #20 of 53
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Some of the worst attempts at journalism I have ever seen.
Why do you think the morons at the inq don't put their names on their articles? I'd be embarressed to let people know I wrote such drivel.

For the record, it seems that some people may be getting the wrong end of the stick. Nvidia/AMD have not confessed to any wrong doing. If you read the (poorly wrote) article you will see that they are only confessing to receiveing complaints.
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