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7900 GTX/GT Price Cuts

Discussion in 'News' started by POGE, May 12, 2006.

  1. POGE

    POGE New Member

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    Even if the performance is similar with todays high end ATI and NVIDIA cards, it looks like NVIDIA will win through lower prices. In the UK, you can get a 7900 GT for £164.95, and a 7900 GTX for £259.95. You can find them here, at overclockers.co.uk. Nvidia isn't the only one slashing prices, the X1900 series is also seeing large price drops. You can get an X1900 XT for £239.95, and an X1900 XTX for 269.95. You can pick some up here, again from overclockers.co.uk.

    Source: theINQ
  2. Tatty_One

    Tatty_One Senior Moderator Staff Member

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    At last some competetive prices for us brits! You can get the Sapphire 1800xt 256meg on the same site for about £175, which would you choose between the 1800xt or the 7900GT @ £164.95? am thinking of a little Birthday present next month but I did read a review that showed that there was not a great deal of difference in performance between the 1800xt and an 850xtPE, the 1800xt won most tests but not by a huge margin and more or less drew with the 850xt in a couple. (Not taking into account SM3.0 and all that brings of course). From the review I just read It would look like the 7900GT is marginally faster than the 1800xt....about 5%, sound about right?
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