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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.
yeah, ppl need to stop comparing a single gpu 580 to the new 6990, everyones always like, "The real competition is between the 580 and 6990"...ummm, no its not, its like comparing a motorcycle to a car, there is no competition until nvidia release a dual gpu card.
    
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Its the top dog. Lord of the Ring. Would u feel like selling urself cheap?
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Right now the two GPU players seem to be purposely avoiding direct conflict with each other and no card is definitively a "bad" buy for the money, therefore there is no pressure to drop the price of any of the products.

I don't forsee this situation to change in the next 6 months until there is a saturation of buyers at the 500$ price point and production starts to wind down in preparation for the release of the new series.

For example look at the changes in the price of the GTX480 over its lifetime.
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