Originally Posted by Hardware Hoshi
Sounds good on paper, but in reality it will be business as usual. Remember the rumor about Radeon VII at $499 at launch? Did not happen and VII is still far away from that price mark today. I also wonder if the VAT is already included or not. In my country Germany you can add roughly another 20% on top. Then this card is way above 400 + extra costs of shipping to Europe and profit margin of the resellers. Maybe $450-500 final in Euros here? Suddenly doesn't sound as attractive as before. Hm....
If you think about it, the RTX2070 is around the old GTX1080 in raw performance with out the new features and gimmicks. This was the biggest criticism at launch. In AMD terms maybe an OC Vega 64. Having another Vega-class card for almost the same price is not that big of a deal. AMD seems to replace Polaris and Vega at once like they promised. The new chps will be cheaper to produce.
V64 is already at 1080/2070 performance in enough titles. 1080's are EOL and 2070's are near enough $500 still. V56 is $299 currently and V64 can be found for $399. $330 for roughly V64 performance level is not exactly a stretch considering they are using GDDR6 now.
Who cares about rebrands if the price and performance is there?
How's that gtx1650 looking compared to the rebranded and cheaper rx570?
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