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If so, by how much you think and when? Perhaps when the 6990 comes out?
    
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Ha. Not for at least 4-6 months.
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Not for a looong time. If predictions have been right, then the 580 will give the new ATI line a good run for its money. Maybe when the 6k line comes out, the 580 will drop to just beneath those prices, but certainly don't count on it.
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Not for a looong time. If predictions have been right, then the 580 will give the new ATI line a good run for its money. Maybe when the 6k line comes out, the 580 will drop to just beneath those prices, but certainly don't count on it.
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i agree with admiral 100%,just stick with ur 5870s for now
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Also should note that ATI is releasing the bottom-end of its new line first, rather than the most powerful card. We won't be getting their new High-End cards till the end of 2011, beginning of 2012.
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i hope it don't for a while, since i just bought one today off newegg
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i hope it don't for a while, since i just bought one today off newegg
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Well, they dropped $40 a month after I bought mine. :S

I really don't see them taking a dive until the GTX 595 rolls around...or holiday season 2011, whichever comes first.
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I do not think the launch of HD6990 will force down the price of GTX580. This is because HD6990 will be dual core and will perform 'significantly' better and as such, it will sit higher in another market segment. Its competitor will be dual core GTX590/595.

However, read my post #69 here:
http://www.overclock.net/nvidia/9026...-leaked-7.html

When non-reference OC'ed GTX570/580s start to come out beginning next month, this move might drive the current reference 570/580 down slightly in order to make the entrance price point of those non reference cards easier.
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