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Major ATI Radeon X1900 Price Drops

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  1. malware New Member

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    ATI has already started to cut pricing of the Radeon X1900 series cards: Radeon X1900 CrossFire, X1900XTX, X1900XT and X1900GT because of the approaching Radeon X1950 series debut on the 27th. Essentially, all of the ATI cards have shifted down a price tier, leaving the top $500 price tag open for the Radeon X1950. Here's a list of the average price changes over the last few days:
    • ATI Radeon X1900 512MB CrossFire: $375, down from $500
    • ATI Radeon X1900XTX 512MB: $370, down from $500
    • ATI Radeon X1900XT 512MB: $310, down from $370
    • ATI Radeon X1900GT 256MB: $280, down from $310
    • Sapphire Radeon X1900GT 256MB: $230, down from $250
    Sapphire and PowerColor will also set the new pricing before August 27th.

    Source: DailyTech
     
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    ATI Radeon X1900XT 512MB: $310, down from $370

    well here in england before the price drop the X1900XT 512mb when released was about £370 / $705.079. then now its about £220 / $410. why does england always have to be more expensive than the US
     
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    I thought the X1950 XT-X was going to be targeted at $399 not $500. :wtf:
     
  4. RickyG512 New Member

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    no 300 euros
     
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    Video cards just keep getting more affordable as time goes by =P
     
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    god i want an x1900xt
     
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    no u dont ;) u want a nice shiny new DX10 card :D they are coming, be patient. The X1950 will be the last DX9 card, so not long ;)
     
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    haha, clearly that's why i don't have anything stronger than my x800gto2. it's strong enough for the next 6 months, easy.
     
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    :toast: That's the ticket WAIT for the DX10 cards they will be worth it ;)
     
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    ::crying::

    I just love all these new announcements. BETTER BETTER BETTER CHEAPER CHEAPER CHEAPER!
    Can things get any better in techworld (unless Conroes, AM2s and High End Vid Cards were FREE!!!)
     
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    What if video cards prices go up again with the introdution of DX10 in them?
     
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    BLOODY ENGLISH PRICED RIP OFFS, damn you america :D , can some one in US buy one for me and send it, i'll send you money :D
     
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    If that happened, then that would mean those things were obsolete.... so there would be better stuff :O
     
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    conroes will be free one day... right next to the 286 computers :p
     
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    1900XTX is not worth it .. why dont you guys wait for the DirectX 10 cards

    1800XT or 7900GT = best bang for the bucks
     
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    Nice.

    Personally I believe it is wort the $$$, but mainly as I enjoy shooting people in high resolution, with lower framerates. As opposed to 11111!!!!W00T framerates and low resolutions.
     
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