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Radeon 4870 to launch at $299

by on19 June 2008


Price adjustments

ATI has informed its bellowed partners that it will launch Radeon HD 4870 cards next week with a new suggested e-tail price. Instead of going for $329, ATI will launch its cards at $299, as it wants to position this card better than GTX 260, its main competitor.  

Geforce 9800 GTX is listed in American e-tail for as low as $259.99 after a mail- in rebate, but the first information we've gathered confirms that Radeon HD 4870 is faster than 9800GTX.

Nvidia has new driver and 9800 GTX+ card to fix the situation, but Geforce GTX 260 is still not available, and when it becomes available it will be selling for $399.

What else can we say if not price wars?

Last modified on 19 June 2008
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