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im a pc gamer hopping that the 6800s or 7800s are going to drop in price anyone got any idears ? because it menas that ill prob get a better card for ma money than buying one know lol ( cheap skate ) no i just dont have money like that to spend i only have a paper job lol miby march ?
also i read that there are 8 seried cards coming out will this not make these cards drop in price ? please help im so boared wating for them to drop
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They should go down a bit when the G71 (7900) comes out.
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Well don't hold your breath, sometimes when another card comes out the prices drop, and somtimes due to no-one ordering the older cards, the prices go up, so its kind of a sketchy thing to wait on.

As of now, the best card to get sub-$200 would be the 6800GS, and the best 6 Series card that is cheap would be the 6800LE, going for $100, and can be unlocked (most of the time) and made into a vanilla 6800:

Leadtek 6800LE A400LE: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16814122212R
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By the time the 6800's price dramatically drops, it will be totally pretty out of date. Just save your pennies and buy what ever mid high rane card is out at the time that you can afford it (like, save up $320 and buy yourself a 7800GT, you won't be disappointed).
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if the 6800gs drops then i could miby fork out money for sli and that would allow it to compete with the 7800s miby the gtx
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