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[INQ] ATI cuts prices on the 3850 and 3870

post #1 of 71
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ATI IS GOING TO drop prices on the 3850 and 3870 in the next day or two. This is not a short term thing, it is a permanent cut.

The price on the 3850/512 is going to sink to $145 or below, and the 3870/512 should hit $159 or less. At that money, many may ask, why bother with the 3850?

In any case, these are screamingly good deals. You can buy three 3870s for the price of a 3870X2, or three and a mobo for less than a GX2. Not bad. µ
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Looks promising ! Was just about to order a load for stuff for 2 builds for friends, but may as well wait until next week now & see how these prices pan out.
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post #2 of 71
best news ever!


+1 Rep.
post #3 of 71
well, i may screw the plans for an X2 and get a crossfire X mobo and get me some trifire.
    
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post #4 of 71
Jesus. I should have waited, but oh well. I only paid half of the cost.
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post #5 of 71
Good news!!

Another 3870 would go down a treat in my rig!
I'll keep my eye on prices over the next few days... lol
post #6 of 71
Suddenly 100s of edits in the Marketplace section!

great news ;o
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post #7 of 71
Ati really has no choice with the 9600gt performing so well they need to lower the prices some to still get the mid range people to buy their cards.
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post #8 of 71
Not like I need another 3850 but I may get another for x-fire just so I can have a reason to blow 20% of my paycheck on stuff I don't need.
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post #9 of 71
Man I want a PS3 but the 3870 being that low is so damn tempting! My waiting is paying off, lol. My LCD I just bought is soldout everywhere and now the 3870 is hitting the floor!
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post #10 of 71
WOW

do you think with this price drop...it would be a worthy upgrade to my old 8800gts 640mb?
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