Featured Articles

Analysts expect ARM to do well next year

Analysts expect ARM to do well next year

British chip designer ARM could cash in on the mobile industry's rush to transition to 64-bit operating systems and hardware.

More...
Huawei and Xiaomi outpace Lenovo, LG in smartphone market

Huawei and Xiaomi outpace Lenovo, LG in smartphone market

Samsung has lost smartphone market share, ending the quarter on a low note and Xiaomi appears to be the big winner.

More...
Intel Broadwell 15W coming to CES

Intel Broadwell 15W coming to CES

It looks like Intel will be showing off its 14nm processors, codenames Broadwell, in a couple of weeks at CES 2015.

More...
Gainward GTX 980 Phantom reviewed

Gainward GTX 980 Phantom reviewed

Today we’ll be taking a closer look at the recently introduced Gainward GTX 980 4GB with the company’s trademark Phantom cooler.

More...
Zotac ZBOX Sphere OI520 barebones vs Sphere Plus review

Zotac ZBOX Sphere OI520 barebones vs Sphere Plus review

Zotac has been in the nettop and mini-PC space for more than four years now and it has managed to carve…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Thursday, 24 December 2009 11:15

ATI Evergreen availability improves, slightly

Written by Fudzilla staff

Image

Still a bit pricey


Nearly
two months after ATI launched its 5xxx series DirectX 11 graphics cards, availability has started to improve, although it's still not perfect. Cypress based HD 5850, 5870 and 5970 cards are still in short supply, but they are available. Consumers in smaller markets might have to wait a bit more though. The only trouble is that high demand has sparked a price hike on the part of retailers and distributors.

There is a premium to pay for the hottest graphics cards around, so most retailers are selling the HD 5850 at €299, although a few retailers are listing it at around €250. An HD 5870 will set you back €400 to €450, which is a bit closer to the actual MSRP. An Austrian e-tailer is selling the HD 5970 for €579, but most retailers are asking for €600+. If you are not in a hurry, it's probably best to wait a couple of weeks for prices to go down, as there is plenty of room for price cuts.

Juniper cards are widely available and the prices are reasonable. HD 5770 prices start at just over €120, but most cards sell in the €135 to €150 region. An HD 5750 can be yours for as little as €96, but most sell for just over €110, which is still a nice deal.
Last modified on Thursday, 24 December 2009 12:26
blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments