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[Fud] GTX280 drops to $499

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Nvidia was planning to launch the Geforce GTX 280 at $599 and the GTX 260 at $449, but now it looks like both cards will end up priced lower than it was originally planned.

The reason for this is simple, ATI will price its cards aggressively. The new suggested retail price might drop as low as $499 for the GTX 280 and $399 for the GTX 260. We were advised that some of these prices, especially the GTX 260, might go down further within a few weeks after the launch.

ATI's Radeon HD 4870 will again be cheaper than the GTX 260, and our sources believe that it can give it a run for its money. We will see about that, but at least the HD 4870 will end up cheaper to begin with.
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post #2 of 20
It is fud, but their leads have a decent record of being proven later. This was predicted, the GTX2x0's were to expensive, this will be more realistic and give them the ability to combat ATi and their well priced cards.
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post #3 of 20
nice to hear, good move, if it is truely true.
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post #4 of 20
woot cheaper ATI cards as well.
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let the price war begin!
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post #6 of 20
Thank you ATI. I love you. If it weren't for your cheaper card, nVidia wouldn't have dropped the price. I can't wait to get my GTX280.
    
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post #7 of 20
ehh im still taking these with a grain of salt. everywhere else but fud has said $600+ and the product sheet that one person had has a few $700+. yes, it could change, but i dont know....
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post #8 of 20
hey... its tommrow better use your salt with your plate of french fries while you can
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Originally Posted by darksideleader View Post
hey... its tommrow better use your salt with your plate of french fries while you can
you provide the french fries i provide the salt and you have a deal

thats not supposed to mean anything, i just like salty french fries....
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post #10 of 20
thank you price wars i love competition. still, i think i'll have to go with 4870x2's since theres no sli on nehalem
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