Topic Title: Is AMD's Gaming Market Dying?
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Created On: 03/30/2014 04:25 PM
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 03/30/2014 04:25 PM
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masterx1234
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OK so AMD's GPU's now cost nearly 140% above their MSRP prices, and as a long time fan of AMD's price to performance ratio, i can no longer say this is true, I myself had no choice but to switch over to an Nvidia graphic card last month in order to afford to upgrade my gaming rig, So with all that said is AMD's gaming market dead?, it seems that nearly all maufacturers are cashing in on this whole cryptocurrency mining, where as people looking to get into PC gaming are avoiding AMD GPU's and switching to Nvidia. I myself see no reason to buy an AMD GPU in the near future whatsoever, because as it seems AMD's GPU prices will only keep increasing as newer GPU's are released, So what are your guys thoughts? Do you think AMD's PC gaming market is dying out?

 03/30/2014 07:36 PM
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AMD's prices are the same as they have been since release, it is the retailers which are increasing the prices due to strong demand despite no major supply issues. It is not profitable to mine cryptocurrency anymore, and once the majority of people realize that, ebay will be flooded with used cards, and retail prices will crash as well.

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