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Old 03-04-10, 01:38 PM   #8
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Default Re: First benchmarks of GTX 470

Originally Posted by Maverick123w View Post
If it benches between the the 5850 and the 5870 and comes in at $300 it will be a real winner. If it comes in at $400 it won't be.

And since ATI can drop prices as their chips are smaller and only use a 256 bit bus,and still make money on each one they sell?...Fermi being that large and using a 384 bit bus,doesn't lend itself quite as well to price drops while still making money.

It's the HD4870 versus GTX280 or the HD4890 versus GTX 285 fight all over again,only this time,unlike those previous examples,it seems Nvidia doesn't have a performance edge to charge a premium anymore.

Interesting times ahead to say the least.
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