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post #11 of 52
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Originally Posted by stupidcha View Post
first off...

yes i know that the gtx 560 is coming out in 13 days

Ugh, serious?

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i am really hoping (don't kill me for this comment) that the gtx 560 doesn't come out for another 2 months...
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post #12 of 52
Don't kill yourself. The 560 is due out on the 25th. It will cost a lot more that the 460's, $279 per rumor. The best buys right now are the 768mb versions. I think they are trying to get rid of them, then the 1mb?

Link to 560 release

Link to 3 GTX460's 768 under $130
Edited by Gabe63 - 1/11/11 at 10:00pm
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post #13 of 52
First off, the GTX 560 is supposed to be at $280 (vanilla-board). The estimated performance increase compared to a GTX 460 is about 15-20 percent. Today, you can EASILYget a GTX 460 for less than $190. I would personally get the HAWK edition, since IMO it looks better and performs very well. However, I would wait until the GTX 560 is released because of the possibility of a price drop. THE GTX 460 AND GTX 560 WILL BE IN DIFFERENCE PRICE POINTS YOU DIMWITS.
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post #14 of 52
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Ugh, serious?
yes... 1st reply taught me this

and im just being stubborn ><

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Don't kill yourself. The 560 is due out on the 25th. It will cost a lot more that the 460's, $279 per rumor. The best buys right now are the 768mb versions. I think they are trying to get rid of them, then the 1mb?
i know... really tempted to just but the asus 768mb top for $140...
http://www.overclock.net/online-deal...mb-140-fs.html

but i wants to be greedy and get the 1gb... (will later game at 1980 res) ARG! technology is slowing killing me
    
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post #15 of 52
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THE GTX 460 AND GTX 560 WILL BE IN DIFFERENCE PRICE POINTS YOU DIMWITS.

Alright, dimwit!
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post #16 of 52
I wouldn't expect any price drops with the 560 coming in at 279.99. The 460 is already priced in the right range along with most other cards. Nvidia is filling the pricing gap they have, this shouldn't force the mainstream cards any lower.
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post #17 of 52
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I wouldn't expect any price drops with the 560 coming in at 279.99. The 460 is already priced in the right range along with most other cards. Nvidia is filling the pricing gap they have, this shouldn't force the mainstream cards any lower.
Except maybe the 470, right? Since the 470 and 560 will be within arms length.
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post #18 of 52
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I wouldn't expect any price drops with the 560 coming in at 279.99. The 460 is already priced in the right range along with most other cards. Nvidia is filling the pricing gap they have, this shouldn't force the mainstream cards any lower.
this is what i'm thinking too but for some reason the way nvidia is marketing the prices for the 460, ti just feels fishy

two free games... hmmm

btw why won't anyone tell me if either asus or msi is better ???

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Except maybe the 470, right? Since the 470 and 560 will be within arms length.
brings a great point...
as of right now the 470 has dropped to $250 before the release of the 560

thus if the prices drop on the 470 then the 460 would have to drop in price to follow the pattern

thus i'm estimating that the 460 might initially drop to $175 when the 560 comes out
Edited by stupidcha - 1/12/11 at 7:29am
    
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post #19 of 52
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btw why won't anyone tell me if either asus or msi is better ???

Neither is really "better". They are just different. And "I" believe the MSI is a better choice over the Asus. But that's just my opinion.
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post #20 of 52
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ditto

just cuz i've been staring and drooling over the hawks for quite some time now
    
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