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trivium nate
02-22-10, 12:50 AM
http://www.sabrepc.com/p-174-xfx-geforce-gtx-480-2gb-gddr5-pci-express-x16-retail.aspx

Discuss, i'm sure price will come down on launch

CaptNKILL
02-22-10, 01:15 AM
http://www.sabrepc.com/p-174-xfx-geforce-gtx-480-2gb-gddr5-pci-express-x16-retail.aspx

Discuss, i'm sure price will come down on launch

That's $200 more than I'd spend on one...

Holy crap.

supra
02-22-10, 02:05 AM
That's $200 more than I'd spend on one...

Holy crap.

if thats the price in USD then we probably looking around $900 here in aus

K007
02-22-10, 03:48 AM
lmao @ the reviews....

yea i think it will end up @ 900. this means the 5870 might drop in price a bit, also the x2 version as well.

And the performance of the gtx480 has to be at least double of a single 5870 to make that price of $900.

Good news is that i will be going ATi this time as well, only thing that will change my mind to go for the GTX480 will be the performance justify the cost.

AthlonXP1800
02-22-10, 03:50 AM
Price for preorder is high but I think the launch price for GTX 480 will be $599 MSRP and $499 MSRP for GTX 470.

Enrico_be
02-22-10, 04:02 AM
Wooot (nana2)

Me gonna buy one :captnkill:

Revs
02-22-10, 04:21 AM
LOL @ comments

Other Thoughts: I have 8 of these in octuplet SLI, it blew up my first 10 monitors it's so good

EDIT: The only problem with that fact is that the top-end Fermi chip employs a 384-bit bus, while the GTX 470 employs a 320-bit bus, an identical configuration to the G80 GPU and its two launch products, GeForce 8800GTX and 8800GTS. As such, neither GTX 470 nor GTX 480 cannot facilitate a 2GB quantity of memory. It has to be either 1920MB or 2304MB in order to jive with this requirement. Either the distributor is dead wrong, or the retailer has not been informed of the correct specifications.

Either way, this is a fishy looking listing. Not to mention the price. SabrePC lists the price of this card at a hefty $699 USD with a "discount" of $20 to $679. What a steal. Currently, we nor anybody else really know the pricing of such a card... given that nVidia hasn't finalized the prices. We know that the prices will be firmed this week, as the production batch of boards with the changed PCB and heatsink will leave Flextronics and head to nVidia AIB's in order for the March 15th sampling deadline and the subsequent launch on Saturday, March 27th with the reviews and availability being released on the 29th.

This whole pre-order story looks like one of the distributors has indicated to their resellers like Sabre PC that they will be sold for $700, then things might not look so bright for those looking to get their paws on a GTX 480 card. If the price of $699 stands, that will confirm that the yields of the parts are in dire straits indeed.

http://www.brightsideofnews.com/news/2010/2/21/nvidia-geforce-gtx-480-shows-up-for-preorder-and-the-specs-look-fishy.aspx

Vardant
02-22-10, 04:23 AM
They got the framebuffer size wrong, but I'm sure, they're right about the price :rolleyes:

Revs
02-22-10, 04:29 AM
I dunno. To me it just seems a good way to get a lot of people on the site. It's too early for pre-orders, especially without knowing the specs. Smells like BS to me.

Enrico_be
02-22-10, 04:47 AM
http://www.shanebaxtor.com/2010/02/22/gtx-470-price-and-psu-requirement/

Price : $299
"Which means from a price stand point it’s going to compete directly against that model (HD5850), no doubt NVIDIA will be aiming the performance of the model more around the HD 5870 area though."

Very interesting :)

Btw, that SabrePc site appears to be fake according to some of my sources.

Revs
02-22-10, 05:04 AM
On the other hand, that seems too cheap, but I guess it depends how capable the card is. Hope it's right, tho :D

Vardant
02-22-10, 05:59 AM
That seems too good to be true. I was expecting something more like $359-399 for GTX 470 and $499-549 for GTX 480.

$299 for GTX 470, that's as fast as HD 5870 and faster with tesselation, hmmm, would love to see that, just because of Charlie and his worshipers :D

I guess cleaning crews would be really busy with all the :headexplode:

K007
02-22-10, 06:12 AM
they couldn't go with 666?

jlippo
02-22-10, 07:47 AM
they couldn't go with 666?
And risk Charlie to write article on how it is hot as hell? ;)

LydianKnight
02-22-10, 08:28 AM
2GB on a 384bit bus? BS...

Kemo
02-22-10, 08:46 AM
I think the 384-bit bus is confirmed, though I donno about the memory. I wish I stilled had the evga 285 1gb that i foolishly returned. I didn't think (at the time) $340 was a worthy upgrade from 8800GTX SLI. Now one of my 8800s died. That 512-bit bus and 1gb memory really made everything smooth. Even GTA4 was like butter.

Vardant
02-22-10, 08:51 AM
Even GTA4 was like butter.
That's weird, because GTA 4 is more CPU limited. What you need is a quad core.

DiscipleDOC
02-22-10, 09:29 AM
This was one of the comments left on the site:
Reviewed By on 2/21/2010 8:26:25 PM
Tech Level: High understanding - Ownership: more than 1 year
Pros: 12,983,249,893,843 cuda cores of graphical rendering goodiness RENDERS MIDGET PORN LIKE NO OTHER, THOSE LITTLE BASTARDS LOOK LIFE SIZED WITH THESE CARDS !!!!

Cons: It's mythical, you can hear about it's greatness more then you can see it because it's a force of nature, not a material object

Other Thoughts: I have 8 of these in octuplet SLI, it blew up my first 10 monitors it's so good
:lol2:

ragejg
02-22-10, 09:31 AM
Yeah, they're Three Wolf Mooning the comments section. :p

pkirby11
02-22-10, 04:49 PM
http://www.shanebaxtor.com/2010/02/22/gtx-470-price-and-psu-requirement/

Price : $299
"Which means from a price stand point itís going to compete directly against that model (HD5850), no doubt NVIDIA will be aiming the performance of the model more around the HD 5870 area though."

Very interesting :)

Btw, that SabrePc site appears to be fake according to some of my sources.

Damn if this is true NVIDIA just may well get my money. Sadly they are still just rumors but maybe NVIDIA finally gets it. I can hope, I have a 4870 and want to upgrade within the year and it might look like I could be going NVIDIA with prices like that.

lee63
02-22-10, 04:55 PM
My guess is 299 and 399...and the 5870 will go down to 349 :D

trivium nate
02-22-10, 09:19 PM
okay i changed my mind i want the 480 for $300 :D

MikeC
02-22-10, 09:47 PM
Unless NVIDIA's next-gen can match the Radeon 5870 in offering low GPU temps and fan noise, I won't be interested.

I despise having to use headphones to drown out fan noise from a graphics card running at full-speed, such as the GeForce GTX 295.

I'm aware that the GeForce GTX 295 is based on a dual-GPU, but NVIDIA's single-GPU cooling solutions have been very effective.

Cooling three billion transistors, without water-cooling, is a huge challenge, but time will tell.

Can't wait for the reviews!

trivium nate
02-22-10, 09:54 PM
sorry everyone for the fake link I didn't know i thought it was real :(

MikeC
02-22-10, 10:05 PM
sorry everyone for the fake link I didn't know i thought it was real :(

No harm done. At least you were able to get an honest response from me in regards to the situation :)

(Not that anybody really gives a **** though)