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[dvHW] GTX260 price drops to $399?

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Word is going around that NVIDIA will lower the price of the GeForce GTX 260 from $449 to $399 to make the card more competitive against ATI's Radeon HD 4870.

Here's a little summary of the expected MSRPs:


AMD Radeon HD 4850: $249
AMD Radeon HD 4870: $349
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 260: $399
NVIDIA GeForce GTX 280: $600-$650?

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post #2 of 63
price war is on lol
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They GTX280 will bearly sell considering you gen SLI 2 GTX260 for not much more.
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post #4 of 63
If only Nvidia were smart enough to lower the price of the GTX 280 as well.
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My guess is that nVidia with drop the GTX 280's prices down to $525
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If the 260 is better than the 4870, it shouldn't need the lower price point. Unless...

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Ha, that's pretty sad if that's their price drop.
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Nice. I can't wait to see what the prices are like in 6 months. Funny how nvidia are starting to worry already. (assuming this is true.)
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post #9 of 63
I will not pay $600 for another nvidia product. I am going to sell my 780i and 2 GTS 512's and me me 2 4870's. ATI FTW
post #10 of 63
You knew this was coming.

nVidia would get a beating if they didn't drop their price but with ATi waiting until pretty much the day of the launch to really let loose with their pricing be prepared to see them undercut nVidia to try and get that much more of the market.

It's working for me so far.
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