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2 years ago#11
YoungAdultLink posted...
The 7950 deal is pretty good, so that would be a nice thing to jump on. I'd like to see how a 9870 will look.


Is there some specific sale/deal going on with it right now?
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2 years ago#12
Boge posted...
YoungAdultLink posted...
The 7950 deal is pretty good, so that would be a nice thing to jump on. I'd like to see how a 9870 will look.


Is there some specific sale/deal going on with it right now?


http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127667
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2 years ago#13
AMD will probably price their cards similar to what Nvidia has, maybe higher as they did when they introduced the 7970.

So, 9970, around $600 to $700
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2 years ago#14
Xeeh_Bitz posted...
AMD will probably price their cards similar to what Nvidia has, maybe higher as they did when they introduced the 7970.

So, 9970, around $600 to $700


Or more likely price it at nothing because it won't exist because AMD=FINISHED
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2 years ago#15
What I have now is igpu on Haswell.
I was originally going to wait until after the release of 9970/50 for the prices to drop on cards, but I don't think the price of 7970 will drop any further than $270 for the foreseeable future. U was originally thinking of getting 760, but if it's only $20 or so difference...

Any thoughts?

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2 years ago#16
Xeeh_Bitz posted...
AMD will probably price their cards similar to what Nvidia has, maybe higher as they did when they introduced the 7970.

So, 9970, around $600 to $700

This will indeed be the case if the 9970 outperforms the 780. AMD will follow the price trend that Nvidia has set, unfortunately.


Requiem posted...
What I have now is igpu on Haswell.
I was originally going to wait until after the release of 9970/50 for the prices to drop on cards, but I don't think the price of 7970 will drop any further than $270 for the foreseeable future. U was originally thinking of getting 760, but if it's only $20 or so difference...

Any thoughts?

Well the 7970 is a lot better, so for $20 more it's a no brainier unless you need something specific that only Nvidia offers.
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