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post #11 of 43
Well this most certainly proves that Nvidia just price gouges out of the ass. They charge way too much and then when they get their ass kicked they bring down the prices. I'm glad ATI is here to kick their ass and keep their heads from going too far into the clouds.
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post #12 of 43
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Originally Posted by Croft View Post
So GTX260 vs 4870? Who wins in that case?

GTX260 has 896 mb vs 512 on the radeon

But the 4870 uses GDDR5 vs GDDR3 on the GTX260...
You realize RAM isn't everything, right?
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post #13 of 43
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Well this most certainly proves that Nvidia just price gouges out of the ass. They charge way too much and then when they get their ass kicked they bring down the prices. I'm glad ATI is here to kick their ass and keep their heads from going too far into the clouds.
I'm not trying to argue that nVidia overprices everything, because they do, but this isn't proof at all. nVidia's yeild on the chips is too low for them to afford going lower. So until they update their manufacturing proccess they can't do much lower without losing money.
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I say that Nvidia should lower them even more if they want to be selling them more.Everyone is buying the new 48xx series since its cheap and it has the performance.
 
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red team...finally showing its power since the 9700...9800 series. Time to go red .
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post #16 of 43
Quote:
Originally Posted by Croft View Post
So GTX260 vs 4870? Who wins in that case?

GTX260 has 896 mb vs 512 on the radeon

But the 4870 uses GDDR5 vs GDDR3 on the GTX260...
You can't compare it like that

For example, a 9600GT only has 64 stream processors compared to the 8800GS' 96. The 9600GT still beats it

You have to compare actual performance which in this case,

4870 > GTX260
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post #17 of 43
they almost had to do this.

i heard on the radio today that their stock has dropped 30%!!
a post on this forum a day or two ago reported 20%.
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post #18 of 43
Yeah Nvidia is in crisis mode and since they do not have another GPU to match the 48xx series they simply had to drop the price drastically, I fear though it might be too little too late.
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post #19 of 43
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Originally Posted by Manyak View Post
I'm not trying to argue that nVidia overprices everything, because they do, but this isn't proof at all. nVidia's yeild on the chips is too low for them to afford going lower. So until they update their manufacturing proccess they can't do much lower without losing money.
Yeah because you have seen their internal costs.

I think that GTX260 > 4870 because of the better warranty and less heat output. But you won't see me buying either.
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post #20 of 43
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Originally Posted by barrysgoods View Post
Yeah Nvidia is in crisis mode and since they do not have another GPU to match the 48xx series they simply had to drop the price drastically, I fear though it might be too little too late.
you can't scale down big gpus while you can scale up small gpus.
Hope Nvidia learned their lesson. I think they were too confident with the G92 and didn't expect ATI to top it down. Its been a year, give ATI some credit...
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