It appears you have not yet registered with our community. To register please click here...

 
Go Back [M] > Madshrimps > WebNews
AMD plans GPU price cuts AMD plans GPU price cuts
Register FAQ Members List Calendar Search Today's Posts Mark Forums Read


AMD plans GPU price cuts
Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 23rd August 2012, 07:49   #1
[M] Reviewer
 
Stefan Mileschin's Avatar
 
Join Date: May 2010
Location: Romania
Posts: 47,292
Stefan Mileschin Freshly Registered
Default AMD plans GPU price cuts

The beleaguered graphics market might get a kick out of a price war between AMD and Nvidia.

According to Anandtech, AMD will announce another round of price cuts across the board later this week.

The idea is to make AMD's entire line a little bit more enticing against those for Nvidia.

A high-end 7970 will be chopped by $120 from the original launch price. When it hit the shops for the first time it was $549 and now it is just $429.

The 7950 will see a $110 price cut and the upper mid-range 7870 will retail at a $100 discount.

AMD seems to be wanting to cut its prices even at the bottom end of the market. The Radeon 7770 has fallen from $159 to $119 and the 7750 from $109 to $99.

At the moment AMD is having problems dealing with Nvidia's GTX 660Ti which is a pretty good card for the price. Nvidia also has a larger number of powerful GPUs. AMD's logic is that if its cards are cheap enough, then people will buy them.

It might be right, but the graphics chip market is in the doledrums at the moment with many of the chipmakers' partners suffering the pinch. For some reason when Europe is in a recession, and people are looking for things in rubbish bins, people think that a graphics chip is something that they can skip for now.

http://news.techeye.net/chips/amd-plans-gpu-price-cuts
Stefan Mileschin is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Intel Plans Price Cuts for Consumer SSDs Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 13th July 2012 09:25
GeForce GTX 580 to Get Price-Cuts Stefan Mileschin WebNews 0 12th March 2012 09:00
Intel price cuts on the 19th jmke WebNews 0 7th July 2009 20:59
AMD Price Cuts Next Monday jmke WebNews 4 3rd October 2007 18:06
AMD prepares more price cuts jmke WebNews 8 9th August 2007 02:12
Sony cuts PS3 price by $100 jmke WebNews 0 6th July 2007 14:51
More AMD Price Cuts to Come? jmke WebNews 1 9th August 2006 02:03
AMD CPU Price Cuts Now Official jmke WebNews 0 24th July 2006 12:44
Sony plans broad reorg, 10,000 job cuts Sidney WebNews 0 22nd September 2005 16:08

Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

vB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


All times are GMT +1. The time now is 06:30.


Powered by vBulletin® - Copyright ©2000 - 2014, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Content Relevant URLs by vBSEO