Originally Posted by sliderider
I don't know where you're getting your pricing from, but I can't find this card for much less than 220 pounds in the UK or 245 Euros in Europe and those prices are a long way from $195 US. They are closer to $340 US and for that price there are faster cards available.
People really have to stop compare US prices to europe prices, and especially UK prices (taxes mostly, and things are more expensive in Europe). The cheapest 7850 RQ are about 1800SEK (225€)
Anyway I really like the Royalqueen cards. Good value. I kinda wish they had a 7770 though.