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Please tell me I can xfire this with a 4870.
a 3870 could xfire with 3870X2 already
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Seriously, are you people believing this? 2GB of GDDR5 and a dual-GPU card for $500? Come on, think about it. A 512MB single-GPU 4870 retails for about $300. How do you expect a dual-GPU version with 4x the memory to be $500?

Like I said earlier, this is almost certainly a bogus piece of information.
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Seriously, are you people believing this? 2GB of GDDR5 and a dual-GPU card for $500? Come on, think about it. A 512MB single-GPU 4870 retails for about $300. How do you expect a dual-GPU version with 4x the memory to be $500?

Like I said earlier, this is almost certainly a bogus piece of information.
I agree

From what I have seen it will be a 1GB GDDR5 and will retail for $499

I don't doubt the price, I just doubt the specs.
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Seriously, are you people believing this? 2GB of GDDR5 and a dual-GPU card for $500? Come on, think about it. A 512MB single-GPU 4870 retails for about $300. How do you expect a dual-GPU version with 4x the memory to be $500?

Like I said earlier, this is almost certainly a bogus piece of information.
and why are you upset... tehegg will soon tell the truth
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post #15 of 95
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I agree

From what I have seen it will be a 1GB GDDR5 and will retail for $499

I don't doubt the price, I just doubt the specs.
Yeah, I don't doubt the $500 sticker price. In fact, that is what I am hoping for to replace my two 9600GT cards in SLI. However, the specs I do not believe for a second. To have 2GB GDDR5 *and* a dual-GPU card for $500 is not plausible.
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Seriously, are you people believing this? 2GB of GDDR5 and a dual-GPU card for $500? Come on, think about it. A 512MB single-GPU 4870 retails for about $300. How do you expect a dual-GPU version with 4x the memory to be $500?

Like I said earlier, this is almost certainly a bogus piece of information.
Well after seeing this:
http://www.xtremesystems.org/forums/...25#post3099325

Anything could be possible.
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post #17 of 95
I don't believe for one second the price on this. It would kill sales of the 4870.

Assuming the performance of the 4870X2 should be close to double that of the 4870, it will be faster than the GTX280, no point in selling it less than $600.

I think you will see a $600+ price tag on this puppy. Probably more.
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I think you will see a $600+ price tag on this puppy. Probably more.
The price is $499.
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post #19 of 95
i doubt it will be 2GB unless Ati companies like His,Visiontek, ect decide to make a model like that

and i bet you the 4870x2 will be 30%- 60% faster than the GTX280
    
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The price is $499.
The 4870 is $300 and it hard to find, and typically when it is availible it goes for over $300.

How do you figure a card that has 2 4870's on it, with even more memory, and a PCI Express 2.0 onboard is going to be only 66% more?

The 4870X2 will retail for over $600, I gurantee it. If it was only $499 there would be no available stock until Q4...
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