Originally Posted by shadow001
No huge rush since i'd only install them once full cover water blocks are available for them, as they're going to be water cooled, so that alone might add a few weeks unless some ISV's, like sapphire, release HD7970's with water blocks already fitted.
If that's the case, you would be much better holding off. The prices will drop after the initial period, when stock is better and demand isn't so high. Plus as you said, someone may make a factory watercooled version.