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post #11 of 20
I sense price wars.

Bad for companies, good for consumers.
    
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post #12 of 20
Always nice to hear a company lowering prices...before the launch.

=)

Hope it's true. Maybe ATI will counter?
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post #13 of 20
This was posted before... wasn't it?
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I hope this is true. Hopefully it'll make ATI drop their prices as well.
post #15 of 20
Repost for one.

If nvidia do this then they will most likely be selling at a loss until they do a die shrink. See many of the other threads for why. If this is actually true then it really shows how scared nvidia is of ATI's 4000 series.
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post #16 of 20
Quote:
Originally Posted by gbrilliantq View Post
Always nice to hear a company lowering prices...before the launch.

=)

Hope it's true. Maybe ATI will counter?
Hopefully so.....I'm buying 2 4870s when the price gets just right
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post #17 of 20
If this ineed is the case I might just actually sell the Ultra and get one of these... Gotta save a bit though after dumping 600+ on this rig over the past month already....

It's great that nVidia is actually going to try to stay competitive with ATI now price wise. Maybe we'll get lucky and the next year or two you won't need to spend $600+ or my case $675 which is what I paid for my Ultra!
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post #18 of 20
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This was posted before... wasn't it?
Yes, I posted it last week. I think lionskingdom has a more up to date "official" price release and the gtx 280 is $650 and the 260 is $399. Ill be buying 2 of the 260's i think. Anyone know when the ati 4870s come out?
post #19 of 20
i heard it was the 23rd. wait a week, and then choose if i were you. get benches from both sides before deciding.
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post #20 of 20
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Originally Posted by forcifer View Post
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....
man then you better provide some burgers or ribs you rip off
i prefer ketchup on my fries :/

From what i recall, 4850 was supposed to be 16/17 put delayed it to the 23 because the hub bub about the new nvidia should be gone by then. 4870 however... a week later? stupid Qimonda, delaying the ram from may all the way to the end of june...
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