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    AMD has already cut Radeon RX 5700 series pricing says report

    And an early review of the RX 5700 and RX 5700 XT went live in Poland (images saved).
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    Re: AMD has already cut Radeon RX 5700 series pricing says report

    So 5700XT is priced like 2060 Super, and 5700 goes against 2060?

    Is this because 5800 (XT) will go against 2070 series and 5900(XT) will go against 2080 series?

    Let the price war start (the only kind of war that I like)
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    Re: AMD has already cut Radeon RX 5700 series pricing says report

    Quote Originally Posted by darcotech View Post
    So 5700XT is priced like 2060 Super, and 5700 goes against 2060?

    Is this because 5800 (XT) will go against 2070 series and 5900(XT) will go against 2080 series?

    Let the price war start (the only kind of war that I like)
    Of course, I am joking about AMD Radeon 5800 and 5900 series. Not true
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    Re: AMD has already cut Radeon RX 5700 series pricing says report

    I need the reviews because it makes me scream that this "new GPU" is slower in some cases than a 590/580. Unless this really is middle of the stack GPU from AMD then that would make sense.

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    Re: AMD has already cut Radeon RX 5700 series pricing says report

    So they've achieved price parity with the Vega 64 & 56 launch prices, IIRC. That's a good start.

    It still doesn't change these being mid-range GPUs launching at high-end prices, however.

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    Re: AMD has already cut Radeon RX 5700 series pricing says report

    The review from Benchmark.PL was using some very hit and miss drivers by all accounts, so be excited to see the results come 7/7. I know models have already been sent out to reviewers - one leaked breakdown from HardwareCanucks was released on YouTube a week ago.

    If the price cuts are truth then they're a vastly more appealing proposition - doesn't remove the fact that the market is skewed since the mining 'boom' though.

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    Re: AMD has already cut Radeon RX 5700 series pricing says report

    Sensible move, if the price cut turns out to be true. Hopefully Hexus and others will be including Rainbow 6 Siege in the benchmarks ! Just looking at the leaked Wolfenstein 2 benchmark, the RTX 2060 beating a Vega 64 on Vulkan looks odd to me? I would have thought the Vega 64 would edge it personally, though could be wrong.

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    Re: AMD has already cut Radeon RX 5700 series pricing says report

    One of the retailers that had 5700 on pre-order has lowered their value proportionally to the MSRP reduction. Still, all rumors at this point.

    You're right that some of those benchmarks looked a bit suspicious.

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    Re: AMD has already cut Radeon RX 5700 series pricing says report

    Called it! https://forums.hexus.net/hexus-news/405968-amd-radeon-rx-5700-xt-xt-50-graphics-card-packaging-leaked.html#post4111154

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    Re: AMD has already cut Radeon RX 5700 series pricing says report

    This weekend going to be not going out at all: Stranger things new season just arrived and on Sunday all those benchmarks to read...
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    Re: AMD has already cut Radeon RX 5700 series pricing says report

    Quote Originally Posted by lemonsqueezy View Post
    The review from Benchmark.PL was using some very hit and miss drivers by all accounts, so be excited to see the results come 7/7. I know models have already been sent out to reviewers - one leaked breakdown from HardwareCanucks was released on YouTube a week ago.

    If the price cuts are truth then they're a vastly more appealing proposition - doesn't remove the fact that the market is skewed since the mining 'boom' though.
    I'd be very, very surprised if those positions are correct WRT the RX 590. The 5700 being slower than an RX 590 in any benchmark seems like a driver problem as mentioned earlier in this thread. There's simply no part of an RX 5700 that is less in any way than an RX 590 - memory, cores, ROPs, clock speed. And it uses way more transistors. You don't just waste die space for no performance gain.
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    Re: AMD has already cut Radeon RX 5700 series pricing says report

    For me to upgrade from my Vega 64 the 5700XT would need to drop to £325 or less. Otherwise not interested.

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    Re: AMD has already cut Radeon RX 5700 series pricing says report

    Quote Originally Posted by Tabbykatze View Post
    I need the reviews because it makes me scream that this "new GPU" is slower in some cases than a 590/580. Unless this really is middle of the stack GPU from AMD then that would make sense.
    Huh? The 590 is below the 5700 on all the graphs it shows up on

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    Re: AMD has already cut Radeon RX 5700 series pricing says report

    Quote Originally Posted by Xlucine View Post
    Huh? The 590 is below the 5700 on all the graphs it shows up on
    The last graph in this article.

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    Re: AMD has already cut Radeon RX 5700 series pricing says report

    Quote Originally Posted by Tabbykatze View Post
    Quote Originally Posted by Xlucine View Post
    Huh? The 590 is below the 5700 on all the graphs it shows up on
    The last graph in this article.
    er.. that's power consumption

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    Re: AMD has already cut Radeon RX 5700 series pricing says report

    The pricing cuts have been confirmed by AMD. Please see below.

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    Greetings from AMD!

    AMD is focused on providing gamers with amazing experiences and access to the very best gaming technology at attractive price points. As you have seen, competition is heating up in the GPU market. We embrace competition, which drives innovation to the benefit of gamers.

    In that spirit, we are updating the pricing of our new Radeon RX 5700 Series graphics cards (available on July 7). The revised pricing is as follows:

    50th Anniversary Edition AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT graphics card -- $449 USD SEP
    AMD Radeon RX 5700 XT graphics card -- $399 USD SEP
    AMD Radeon RX 5700 graphics card -- $349 USD SEP

    Harnessing the all-new RDNA architecture, support for PCIe 4.0, and 8GB of GDDR6 VRAM, the Radeon RX 5700 Series graphics cards raise the bar for 1440p gaming experiences, providing stunning visual fidelity and highly responsive gameplay.

    Gamers who purchase the new Radeon RX 5700 Series graphics cards (and other select AMD products) from participating retailers will also receive complimentary, three-month access to Xbox Game Pass for PC, allowing them to play Gears 5 when it launches in fall 2019, and 100+ other high-quality PC games.

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