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post #21 of 28
Don't forget the little tidbit that AMD was the other partner involved in the Price fixing scheme. Don't see ATI (AMD) as a 'victim' here. If true, they're equally guilty.

Also, the part about Intel seems to indicate that Intel and AMD also colluded in price fixing.

Don't be fooled.. competition between all of them isn't really exisiting in the manner we (esp. Fanboys) think it does.
    
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Although AMD/Intel definitely are not price fixing now (Intel keeps slashing to keep AMD on the brink) any lawsuit would be about what they were doing in the early days of Pentium D. It's a lot more believable that they (in addition to ATi/nVidia) were doing it then.
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true

Mostly, those kinds of lawsuits lag a little behind anyways. The nVidia price fixing is likely for the 7xxx v. X19xx series also imo. There is no reason for nVidia to get into such a scheme with the 8800's, since they basically could set any price they wanted and sell the cards anyways.
    
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big business usually makes me

So when are our 8-series price cuts ^.^ - I dont feel like mapying 458967 dollars for a gffx card
    
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Not going to happen .... That's why nVidia launched the 8600 series

For the time being, AMD/ATI doesn't have a viable price/performance alternative.
    
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Originally Posted by Licht View Post
The R600 can overclock to beat the GTX. And if I'm not mistaken, R600 in crossfire beats 8800 GTX in SLI.



Just an estimate but based on materials and machines and prices of lower end cards I would estimate 100 for a 8800 GTX. It is like in the CPU market. The Brisbane costs no more to make (by much anyways) then more expensive cores. But AMD charges more for more expensive chips because thats how they bring int he bread. The lower end chips are so people with less money can also buy PC.
Manufactoring the gpu's are cheap but it's the other costs that raise the price, although it still doesn't justify such a high price tag. Remember that Nvidia sells gpu's through distributors then the distributor sells it to retail stores. Still Nvidia and Ati CAN afford to sell their gpu's for lower prices but CEO's and other partners won't be happy.
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DAMMIT needs to really push some real dx10 cards...
    
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DAMMIT needs to really push some real dx10 cards...
What part of AZ you from? PHX right here, and as for the dx10 cards I agree. Even with the power that the 8800 series packs it won't be sufficient to play dx10 games at their highest resolutions.
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