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Originally Posted by SpeedThe reviewers are under NDA so they won't say, but I've heard that the NDA expires on the 15th, so that would be a good bet.
Originally Posted by BedeTypo on the first line - what is sub-editor for?
Nvidia has already announced price cuts to its lower end cards.
Originally Posted by HustlerWhere?
if AMD is to be believed and the sales of HD 7970 and its GHz Edition counterpart continue apace, they will soon be gone from the retail channels. According to some of our retail contacts, that day is actually right around the corner with their stocks expected to be depleted by mid-November at the latest.
Originally Posted by Corky42Got a link to such a review ? as the only ones i have seen are comparing it to a GTX 770, not the 780.
Originally Posted by Panoshttp://www.anandtech.com/show/7406/the-sapphire-r9-280x-toxic-review/3
Meanwhile well also quickly point out that the 280X Toxic ends up being faster than a stock GTX 770 by several percent for $50 less. But thats a tricky comparison at best since were now comparing different cooler types (blower versus open air), a significant difference in power consumption, and it doesnt take into account any of the customized GTX 770 cards. But its at least food for thought.
Originally Posted by Panoshttp://www.kitguru.net/components/graphic-cards/zardon/sapphire-r9-280x-toxic-edition-oc-3gb-review/
If you are in the market for a new high performance AMD graphics card then we have to put the Sapphire R9 280X Toxic Edition at the top of the list. It is not only faster than any other R9 280X we have tested to date, but it is actually very competitively priced at £269.99 inc vat. The GTX780 might still be faster, but the price difference of £230+ means that many gamers will invest the difference into other hardware components and upgrades.
Originally Posted by PanosFor £270 is bargain given that you can still get 2 for the price of a GTX780!!!
Originally Posted by GradiusMy GTX 580 started to show issues, when R9 290X will be out? I need one ASAP!
Originally Posted by Corky42The card being sold is highly overclocked, and even then it doesn't beat a stock clocked 780 in some benchmarks.
Originally Posted by Surrender_MonkeyNotwithstanding this it is good to see the video card market hotting up after a rather stale period.
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