Bookmark and Share


Advanced Micro Devices on Monday reduced pricing of select AMD Radeon HD 7900- and 7800-series graphics cards in order to better compete against recently launched Nvidia Corp.'s GeForce GTX 660 Ti. The new prices will become effective later this week.

As a result of the price-slashes, AMD Radeon HD 7950 3GB (including the ones that have PowerTune with Boost) will cost $319, the official price of the Radeon HD 7870 2GB GHz Edition will be $249, the Radeon HD 7850 2GB will carry price-tag of $209 and the Radeon HD 7850 1GB will be priced at $189.

"We are announcing a few price moves for our enthusiast and performance class of products. [...] We feel, that with this move, we continue to offer the best performance/dollar in the high-end segment of the graphics market today," an official statement by AMD reads.

AMD previously slashed prices of its graphics cards in mid-July.

The AMD Radeon HD 7700-, 7800- and 7900-series graphics cards support all the advantages that the graphics core next (GCN) architecture has to offer, including support for DirectX 11.1, OpenCL 1.2, PCI Express 3.0, AMD Eyefinity 2.0, ultra high-definition output support using DisplayPort 1.2, HDMI 1.4a, optimized power consumption, integrated 7.1 audio controller, stereo-3D/Blu-ray 3D support, and other new technologies.


Tags: AMD, ATI, Radeon, GCN, Southern Islands, 28nm, Tahiti, Cape Verde, Pitcairn


Comments currently: 6
Discussion started: 08/21/12 08:44:47 AM
Latest comment: 08/22/12 08:33:59 AM
Expand all threads | Collapse all threads


Time for Nvidia move!
0 0 [Posted by: StratovariuS  | Date: 08/21/12 08:44:47 AM]

It takes about 3 weeks for these price corrections to be noticed at retail/e-tail.
0 0 [Posted by: rauelius  | Date: 08/21/12 09:11:14 AM]

What would stop the retailers from keep asking the old prices and then grab the profits?
0 0 [Posted by: TeemuMilto  | Date: 08/21/12 10:14:41 AM]
- collapse thread

Lawsuits ... they getcha
1 0 [Posted by: veli05  | Date: 08/21/12 11:17:07 AM]
Nothing. And some of them will do it, but only for time being. Oversupply vs. lower demand will force them to adjust the prices in any cases.
0 1 [Posted by: Azazel  | Date: 08/21/12 10:31:44 PM]

just keep w8ting and more w8ting the price will come down for sure.
0 0 [Posted by: idonotknow  | Date: 08/22/12 08:33:59 AM]


Add your Comment

Related news

Latest News

Monday, April 14, 2014

8:23 am | Microsoft Vows to Release Xbox 360 Emulator for Xbox One. Microsoft Xbox One May Gain Compatibility with Xbox 360 Games

Tuesday, April 1, 2014

10:39 am | Microsoft Reveals Kinect for Windows v2 Hardware. Launch of New Kinect for Windows Approaches

Tuesday, March 25, 2014

1:57 pm | Facebook to Acquire Virtual Reality Pioneer, Oculus VR. Facebook Considers Virtual Reality as Next-Gen Social Platform

1:35 pm | Intel Acquires Maker of Wearable Computing Devices. Basis Science Becomes Fully-Owned Subsidiary of Intel

Monday, March 24, 2014

10:53 pm | Global UHD TV Shipments Total 1.6 Million Units in 2013 – Analysts. China Ahead of the Whole World with 4K TV Adoption

10:40 pm | Crytek to Adopt AMD Mantle Mantle API for CryEngine. Leading Game Developer Adopts AMD Mantle

9:08 pm | Microsoft Unleashes DirectX 12: One API for PCs, Mobile Gadgets and Xbox One. Microsoft Promises Increased Performance, New Features with DirectX 12

3:33 pm | PowerVR Wizard: Imagination Reveals World’s First Ray-Tracing GPU IP for Mobile Devices. Imagination Technologies Brings Ray-Tracing, Hybrid Rendering Modes to Smartphones and Tablets

2:00 pm | Nokia Now Expects to Close Deal with Microsoft in Q2. Sale of Nokia’s Division to Close Next Month