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[FUD] Geforce 9800 GTX+ to drop to €149

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Launch at €199


Nvidia's partners are getting stock of Geforce 9800 GTX+ cards as we speak and it looks that the card is ready for July 15th launch.The card will officially launch at $229 suggested etail price in USA and it looks that the card will soon drop to €149 suggested etail price in Europe.

The first batch should be selling around €200+ in European Etail including 20 percent VAT.

After a bit higher prices at launch they will sink down in a few weeks. This will put much more pressure on Radeon HD 4870 and 4850 and will probably force ATI to move the prices down.

Radeon HD 4870 is hard to get but welling well while Radeon HD 4850 is available and also selling well, but not as well as the 4870.

As we said many times before, this will be remembered as the time of price wars.
Nvidia are really trying to hold ATi back with regards to the price war in Europe.
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"Radeon HD 4870 is hard to get but welling well while Radeon HD 4850 is available and also selling well, but not as well as the 4870."

That's a lot of "well"s in one sentence.
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...What if u tried to xfire or SLI an Nvidia card with an ATi card...
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...What if u tried to xfire or SLI an Nvidia card with an ATi card...
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...What if u tried to xfire or SLI an Nvidia card with an ATi card...
You try and let us know how it turns out...
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Demand USA price drop NNAAOO!!!
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Demand USA price drop NNAAOO!!!
If prices drop in Europe, the natural progression is for the prices to drop in the US aswell, although I think that this will happen at a later date, as the US market is huge. I think that sales will be steady at the launch retail price.
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post #9 of 11
i don't see why the 4870 would drop, its holding up the GTX 260 quite well, however the 4850 has some competiion, i wouldn't mind dropping it to 175ish.
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Looks like i know what im buying when i get 200$
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