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[FUD]GTX 260 will start at $399 but quickly drop to $349

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Price wars have already started. Nvidia already dropped GTX 280 to $499 and it looks that GTX 260 will sell for $399.

Nvidia is still telling its partners that $399 is the launch price for Geforce GTX 260 but it looks that this card will quickly go down to $349. With $349, GTX 260 looks much more attractive and it will do well against $329 priced Radeon HD 4870 but as we suggested once ATI feels threatened it will simply drive the prices down.

Nvidia sells Geforce 9800GTX at $299, which means if GTX260 price goes down, Nvidia has to drive 9800GTX down too. Radeon HD 4870 beats 9800GTX and there is your problem. At this point, at least when it comes to the average selling price of Nvidia cards, we simply have to say DAAMIT what have you done.
Looks like the GTX 260 is going to compete against the HD4870 price wise.
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Sweeeeet! My next upgrade
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OMG wait... the GTX 260 is supposed to be the next generation midrange like the 8600gt right? SO WHY IS IT $400.
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OMG wait... the GTX 260 is supposed to be the next generation midrange like the 8600gt right? SO WHY IS IT $400.
Uhh.. No, it's not.
    
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Oh, Fudzilla. Next article please
    
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Fudzilla hasn't been wrong in a while
    
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Oh, Fudzilla. Next article please
Here, lemme go get one from Inq...

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OMG wait... the GTX 260 is supposed to be the next generation midrange like the 8600gt right? SO WHY IS IT $400.
Like the 8600GT...

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Hmm maybe the GTX 260 will be my next card one day.
 
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Isn't the GTX260 like the "8800GTS" compared to the GTX280 and the 8800GTX/Ultra? (ultra maybe?)
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