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[US] HD 6970 & 6950 @ Newegg.

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#2
$370 hmmm

Need to see some benches first. Thanks :D
 
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interesting, prices are below the 5850 and 5870 launch prices, he'res hoping performance is significant and then we have a really hot deal
 
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I'm interested in the new shader architecture. I want to know if they fold better than the previous generations. It's still going to be inferior to Fermi's PPD but it should at least be a step in the right direction.
 
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<--Glares menacingly at his 9800gtx+
 
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interesting, prices are below the 5850 and 5870 launch prices, he'res hoping performance is significant and then we have a really hot deal
5850 launched at $260 USD

and omg, if i had money, id totally get this :(
 

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These are sales prices...CLICK BUY NAOW!!!


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dam im thinking next feb i might get one but don't got the cash now:shadedshu
 

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Just bought 2x 6970s by Sapphire

scratch that paypal is being retarted and wont let me buy them awesome
 

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#10

I know you were thinking more $350-$450 and i was thinking more $500+ but seeing these prices make me concerned.

I be glad when W1z has his reviews released to see if waiting would be worth it.
 
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Thought that they were moving over to the AMD name with this series? I miss something?

Im referring to the chipset manufac.
 
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In a little over an 1 hour, it will be tomorrow in Germany. :D Come on W1zzard.
 
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Had to jump on a 6970. I was considering 2x 6870's but at $370... I couldnt help it. Hell, if I dont like it, someone on TPU can buy it. Or my 4890s will be for sale soon and Ill grab another 6970, assuming my PSU can take it.
 
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If the 6990 or GTX 595 are PCI 2.1 and I have a PCI 2.0 motherboard, will it still work?
 
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The damn things are already for sale.....

Up Periscope!!!! Where the hell are the reviews? ;)
 

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If the 6990 or GTX 595 are PCI 2.1 and I have a PCI 2.0 motherboard, will it still work?
Yes, just like 2.0 cards work in 1.1 and 1.0 motherboards.
 
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GIve W1z a break; it's 4AM in Germany.
 
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If the 6950 clocks anything like the 6850's have been that's going to be a scorcher.

Also think a price drop on the 68xx cards will be in order after this :)
 
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Dunno if this works or not, found it in a comment on a Fudzilla article, but here goes:
jon @ Fudzilla said:
P.S. If you want one of these cards you can save $10 from Newegg by using the promotion code "FBXMAS10" during checkout.
I hope it works, good luck :)
 
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Oh come on! Just ordered like 10 min ago!
Edit: Well more like 40 min ago....but still!

Tried the code on a potential order but it didnt work. If anyone else does let me know so i can call the egg and give them a piece of my mind!
 
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Say hello to cheaper used 5870's on the forums and ebay!!!
 
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GIve W1z a break; it's 4AM in Germany.
Ok. This is weird. There are no reviews even thought the product has been released. Is AMD trying to hide something?
 
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Ok. This is weird. There are no reviews even thought the product has been released. Is AMD trying to hide something?
...oh trust me...they will be out in less than 24 hours :toast:
 
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Oh come on! Just ordered like 10 min ago!
Edit: Well more like 40 min ago....but still!

Tried the code on a potential order but it didnt work. If anyone else does let me know so i can call the egg and give them a piece of my mind!
maybe they're not allowed to start selling them til midnight tonight?

even if that is the case I must continue to tell myself that my 5850 is doing just fine and I do not need to upgrade. Maybe it will die on me then I can upgrade! :)
 
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