AMD Radeon HD 3870 priced at $199?

Posted on Thursday, Nov 01 2007 @ 01:00 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
AMD's new Radeon HD 3800 series graphics cards will be available within two weeks but we still know very little about the performance of this cards, thrustworthy benchmarks haven't been leaked yet.

Though, some industry sources claim that the Radeon HD 3870 will be slower than the new GeForce 8800 GT and will therefore be about $50 cheaper:
Although NVIDIA has launched 8800GT, there are not enough to go around. Maybe we should call it one step ahead of paper launch with small quantities.

With AMD launching it's RV670XT (Radeon HD 3870) at 199, it will pressure NVIDIA to rehash it's pricing. At the mean time, AMD will also launch the Phenom processor and new chipsets at the same time frame.

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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