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ATI Pricing on R6xx

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  1. malware New Member

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    Boot Daily been able to confirm pricing on ATI's upcoming R600-series GPUs. The R600, R630XT, R630Pro and R610 will cost $499, $199, $179 and $99 respectively.

    Source: Boot Daily
     
  2. DaMulta

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    I'd say 699.99(retail) for a R6--XTX is a safe bet.
     
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    I was reading up on some of the R6XX series cards and they have some pretty respectable priced cards coming out. X2300XT for me!
     
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    Shame those prices will be higher in the UK. £100 for the second best ATI card when it's launched would be nice, but we get ripped off because of our taxes. :shadedshu
     
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    Cant wait, starting a new job soon so hopefully ill have some spending money :D

    yeah, UK sux for prices :(
     
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    Complete rubbish! What are these guys talking about? The top model cards or the mediocre ones, what memory and how much of it or is this website referring to the prices of the GPUs alone (which is what it reads to me)? To make myself clear, I don't expect the R600 GDDR3 to be as cheap as 500 $ - this card will cost more, especially during the first weeks. Expect a nice price premium added to this for the GDDR4 cards, if you can get any...
    To be honest, such news posts drive me nuts! Couldn't the writer at least write a little bit about what he personally thinks about the figures? It's not a press release... Sorry mate, but next time please explain your finding a bit for our dear readers...
     
  7. Eric_Cartman

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    i would be right along side you on that bet
     
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    I think we've all seen enough R600 rumors, let's all agree that we'll try to keep them to a minimum :).
     
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    Those are some nice prices for the midrange cards.
     
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    Thats really cheap for a new release =D, if those rumors are true... my resale value of my X1950PRO is seriously downgraded.
     
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    You're worried about an X1950? Look at my X850 :p. I'll prolly get payments for it (if I sell it) in penny-rolls lol.
     
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    this should make the price of the 8800 gtx price go down finally so I can buy another one for sli
     
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    if it were down to our taxes prices would only be 17.5% higher but you can guarantee at least a 50% mark up for Europeans and that is down to the manufacturer and the resellers greed.
     
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    i can't wait for these cards to come out....

    damn uk taxes have to ruin some of the joy lol
     
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    bah, i wish they could say how they 'confirmed' these prices. because if they really had they could say 'so and so from ati says yadda yadda yadda.'

    plus the prices dont make any sense. a $20 dollar difference between the xt and the pro ? no way.
     
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    $99 for a DX10 ATi? I'm down with that!
     
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    thats what i thought! it seems to me that someone just made up these prices just to make us jump around. :cry:
    think about it, $100 for DX10 card! :twitch:
     
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    Im gonna import 1 from the usa :D
     
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    hopefully the r630 kicks as in dx9 lol.. I'm doing to many upgrades on my comp and bike atm cant bother with a good dx10 card yet :-(

    I needz to start looking for a job soon. :)
     
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    LMAO....and thats why we wanted freedom :nutkick:
     
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    GDDR4 won't be released until later. XTX, I believe, won't be released until later. There shouldn't be any selection for memory size or type for each core. Each core listed above will most likely correspond to a single card (or as multiple cards as noted).
    I wouldn't be surprised to find the card for $500 USD. Either AMD's new card can't perform like the 8800GTX or it's just stupidly cheap for them to make. Afterall, what ever happened to that one legal action between nVidia and ATi? Something about them jacking up the price for no apparent reason? Maybe that kicked in.
     
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    It's possible that ATI is going to keep the prices down in order to make up for the lead Nvidia has taken by getting their 8800 series out first.

    Competition is good for us consumers!
     

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