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Good time to buy Gtx 580/570 ?

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I am just wondering is now a good time to buy a gtx 580/570 . I am curious if there will be a price drop ,with the recent release of the 590/6990? I seem to be the guy that always buys stuff the day before the price drops $100!
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if u are that unlucky guy,, then no, now is not the time

because 590 is bot the best bang for buck, and only rich brats are going for 590/6990

wait it out
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Originally Posted by sid0972 View Post
if u are that unlucky guy,, then no, now is not the time

because 590 is bot the best bang for buck, and only rich brats are going for 590/6990

wait it out
Rich brats? Really, Ive worked for the 6990 I have coming
post #4 of 10
of course it's not, if you buy them now, you can wait to see that their price would drop down quickly within 3or 4 month, wait for a period or go for 590 or 6990 will be better.
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GTX580 price has been pretty constant - price might drop tomorrow, or it might drop in 6 months
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GTX580 price has been pretty constant - price might drop tomorrow, or it might drop in 6 months
most likely the day after i buy one!!!
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most likely the day after i buy one!!!
Buy one so i can get a good deal!
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post #8 of 10
i think buy AMD 6870/6950 OC better~
post #9 of 10
On ebay the GTX 570 was like $300+ while I got lucky and got a GTX 560 for $200...might as well just SLI the GTX 560s later. Though they do say get the best single-gpu card out there. Darn GTX 580.
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Prices won't drop until the new series comes out starting in November approximately and will drop differently depending on manufacturer.

They stop production of a series when the new line of cards come out and start out selling the older cards is the breaking point to come down on price for retailers. They will mostly unload them in bulk sales to other companies that pre-fabricate computers with the average user in mind. There's always a small demand for 2-3 year old cards to companies who build pre-fabricated computers with older cards to sell to the average user who aren't enthusiast into gaming.

One example is the GTX 460 around $180-$220 right now when the GTX 560ti is priced at $250 steady. Price difference is at most $30-$70 at best. It's like that for all the cards, Nvidia or AMD.
     
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