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so when are 295 gonna come down in price?

Discussion in 'Graphics Cards' started by markiejt, 26 Sep 2009.

  1. markiejt

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    anyone have any ideas on this? with the new ati cards out now when do you think nvidia will lower there asking price?
     
  2. Azza

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    They won't.
     
  3. Richdog

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    Too expensive to make.
     
  4. d_brennen

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    When nVidia get round to making something better. Which they are having problems with, so I hear.
     
  5. Leeroy123

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    Dont think they need anything better at mo, its a superb card and id still have the one ive got before anything else on the market.
     
  6. chaparral

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    For a few weeks till the 5870x2 gets release :p

    But then again i bet ATI will put some stupid sky high price like £450 on there 5870x2 card...:(
     
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  7. The Asgard

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    I would imagine they will if Nvidia have any stock. Better to make something now....

    The price will only go down especially when the X2 hits the market.
     
  8. icysniper

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    it's their best card atm so they will want as much money as they can get for it, as its quite expensive to make :)
     
  9. Azrael1

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    I would say that £450 is a good price !!!
     
  10. 5abr3

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    So would I as 2 seperate cards is £600!
     
  11. Zenduri

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    Read somewhere the 5870 is listed at about 670 euros so around £630 lol

    Although it should RUIN the 295.
     
  12. GeneralD

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    Didnt AMD say $599? So far as the 295, dont see it coming down, not that I would buy one, but its still the top card, they will ride that train for as long as they can.
     
  13. TAC4U

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    I saw that but it definitely seems a bit high. I'm expecting the 5870 to drop in price and the 5870x2 to come in around £450-500. Then again, we just don't know.
     
  14. Zenduri

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    Few more weeks then till it falls from the throne lol, I cant see the 295 dropping until Nvidia have new cards out
     
  15. LoadsaMoney

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    Knowing Nvidia they'll up the price. :D
     
  16. Zenduri

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    Or release the gtx 295 WTFP (What the **** Pricing)

    You have to give Nvidia credit they keep buying sharpies permenant markers and renaming.... they're keeping the permenant marker industry alive.
     
  17. RavenXXX2

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  18. Antx777

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    "minimum frames" 16fps on 5870, 27fps on 295......
     
  19. sturmtruppe

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    They will only go down in price if nvidia have a lot of them left after the gt300 release. Doubt they will, as a lot of the card stocks have been depleting everywhere for other 200 series cards.
     
  20. rodrigox

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    Joined: 25 Sep 2009

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    This is the drivers beta...With New Drivers 5870 makes more minimum frames...