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We have just received the official news from AMD that Radeon HD 6800/6900 series are now opened to non-reference version. The prices of these non reference cards are generally much lower than the corresponding price of reference versions, enabling a 2-side attack on the GeForce GTX 560 Ti. Meanwhile, the battle in the mainstream sub-1000 Yuan category between the Radeon HD 5770 and the GeForce GTS 450 will further intensify.
Google translated source link:
http://translate.google.com/translat...83.htm&act=url

Great news to the A fans.

Notes to the table below:
2nd column is the 'original price'
3rd column is the 'new price'
Top 6970 is reference while lower 6970 is non reference...
Prices are local Chinese currency and so do not compare with prices in your country.
But the % drop might be useful for reference.

Edited by windfire - 1/25/11 at 3:48am
post #2 of 8
I'm failing to make any sense out of the graph...

Sounds good none the less...
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Yes! Now the 6950 is even a better deal.
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Yes! Now the 6950 is even a better deal.
The new non-reference 6950 (2GB and 1GB) cards are unlikely to be un-lockable to a 6970.
post #5 of 8
So according to my conversions, looking at a $15 cut on the top to around $7 off the 5770. Most cards are around a $10 cut. Glad I waited
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&^*)$^*@%@$#$damn! I bought my 6950 yesterday!
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Tough luck.
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post #8 of 8
Quote:
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The new non-reference 6950 (2GB and 1GB) cards are unlikely to be un-lockable to a 6970.
The 6950 is still a great card itself though.
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