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...till a graphics card with the capability of a Radeon HD 6990 will go for around $100 to $150?

I ask because I wonder in general how long it takes a current high end graphics card to become the affordable standard.
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...till a graphics card with the capability of a Radeon HD 6990 will go for around $100 to $150?

I ask because I wonder in general how long it takes a current high end graphics card to become the affordable standard.
2-3 years. But by then, something that performs the same and consumes a lot less power along with no crossfire issues will be out and only a little bit more.
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At the rate of technology, yea probably 3 years or so will become affordable for today's high end enthusiast cards. I figure at that point AMD and Nvidia will be in the picometers for fabrication process so their gpu's will be quite a few times more powerful than what we are rolling with now and generate much less heat (especially with Graphene making advancements, who knows maybe in that much time we could see graphene based cpu's gpu's in their infancy).
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AMD 7000 and Kepler will certainly bring innovations and most important of all far better power consumption rate and therefore heat development with still 3-4 times the performance of their predeccessors.
At least with Kepler that is

Isn´t that more important than the price?Cause the performance is already there!
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