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Why do we have to wait for the Chinese new year to finish? They should just launch the card now.
Because they're going to drag their feet until Nvidia unleashes the 590.
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Or because they're trying to build impatience, suspense, or something . Or they just feel like being nice to chinese people by noticing their holidays and traditions. .
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Or because they're trying to build impatience, suspense, or something . Or they just feel like being nice to chinese people by noticing their holidays and traditions. .
I think it would be nicer if the Chinese could buy the HD6990 during their celebrations
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Why do we have to wait for the Chinese new year to finish? They should just launch the card now.
Because after Chinese New Year all the kids would've gathered all their red envelopes from family and friend to go on a shopping spree.

Since the Chinese are loaded with cash now it would be smart for retailers and e-tailers in Chinese populated areas to throw a sale.

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I think it would be nicer if the Chinese could buy the HD6990 during their celebrations
Yes that would be nice since red is the theme for Chinese New Years.
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... Because in the chinese new year, China "completly stops" for 15 days or so ... so ... no launching before that ... it would be a dumb move
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I'm guessing the suggested price tag for this card will be $499 US. It is probably meant to compete with the 580 GTX. If the 590 GTX will have to be cherry-picked, it will probably cost about $1000.
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I'm guessing the suggested price tag for this card will be $499 US. It is probably meant to compete with the 580 GTX. If the 590 GTX will have to be cherry-picked, it will probably cost about $1000.
i expect $570. i do hope it's $499 and i have to eat my words.
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post #29 of 37
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Because they're going to drag their feet until Nvidia unleashes the 590.
nvidia's 590 will fail due to its VErY HIGH POWER CUNSOMPTION and PRICE.
and its HAND PICKED. so that adds a good 100 bucks to it.
expect 1000+ dolla card.
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i expect $570. i do hope it's $499 and i have to eat my words.
im pretty sure it will cost somewhere between 450-600.
i hope its 499. even tho i cant afford it at all, i still hope its 499!
    
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So when exactly does the chinese new year end?
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