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Although AMD did not disclose specifications of its new graphics product lineup last week, it did reveal its positioning. Quite naturally, its arch-rival Nvidia Corp. is about to react by nothing more but price-cuts.

AMD last week announced its latest GPUs, the Radeon R9 and R7 families priced between $89 and $599. The new GPUs are expected to bring pressure on Nvidia GeForce to offer price cuts in late November and release one or two new GPUs to defend the $149-249 segment, according to sources from graphics card players cited by DitiTimes web-site.

 

 

In the coming quarters AMD plans to introduce five new graphics cards designed for different market segments, including AMD Radeon R7 250 1GB GDDR5 ($89), AMD Radeon R7 260X 2GB GDDR5 ($139), AMD Radeon R9 270X 2GB GDDR5 ($199), AMD Radeon R9 280X 3GB GDDR5 ($299) as well as AMD Radeon R9 290X. AMD Radeon R9 290X will be available for pre-order starting October 3. A special Battlefield 4 edition of the R9 290X will also be up for grabs from select partners.

AMD did not disclose exact specs of the forthcoming products

Tags: AMD, Radeon, 28nm, Sea Islands, Volcanic Islands, GCN, Business

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While I like competitive price from AMD, I use 3dsmax rendering VRay RT which AMD driver's support is terrible. So I have to choose Nvidia for my next GPU. Hopefully they really gonna slash the price soon.
2 3 [Posted by: ils  | Date: 09/30/13 09:59:51 AM]
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Old story dude, you beating the old news, things have changed since 1 year.
3 2 [Posted by: Atlastiamhere  | Date: 09/30/13 10:04:01 AM]
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just to check if your issue is based on latest driver and recent cards (HD7000 series)..
3 1 [Posted by: soryuuha  | Date: 09/30/13 11:18:52 AM]
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It's not about drivers, it's about Adobe working with Nvidia, but things may change with heterogenous computing.But we were talking about gaming cards here...
1 2 [Posted by: mosu  | Date: 09/30/13 11:55:45 PM]
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0 3 [Posted by: basroil  | Date: 10/01/13 05:30:23 AM]
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AMD last week announced its latest GPUs, the Radeon R9 and R7 families priced between $89 and $599


Where did you come with the $599 price?? AMD didn't provide any price (yet) for 290 and 290X cards! Why misleading? :D
0 0 [Posted by: TAViX  | Date: 09/30/13 03:30:52 PM]
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Anton, please be careful not to give away your inside sources.
0 2 [Posted by: linuxlowdown  | Date: 09/30/13 04:06:30 PM]
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I'm hoping the price of the 780 Lightning comes down $50-$100 with the new AMD stuff coming out. $750 for one of those is too rich, even for my blood.
1 0 [Posted by: AnonymousGuy  | Date: 10/01/13 02:44:44 AM]
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Make Titan 600$ and we have a deal.
2 0 [Posted by: TAViX  | Date: 10/01/13 07:51:08 PM]
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Hell, a $200 GTX760 and $300 GTX770 would absolutely destroy any chance AMD has in the middle market.
0 0 [Posted by: basroil  | Date: 10/02/13 07:24:55 AM]
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