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Old 01-04-12, 09:18 PM   #218
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Default Re: Official Radeon 7970 Review and discussion thread

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Originally Posted by Rollo View Post
(shrugs) ATi didn't realize there were "production cost savings" in the last two weeks Shadow. They either decided sales volume would be too low at the proposed MSRP, found orders from retailers/etailers too low at that MSRP, or caught wind of upcoming competition and they wanted to get as much market share as they could.
No, the price cut is for the partners who assemble and package the cards to pocket, so none of what you said above could possibly apply in any way.
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