that’s the problem with these launches, with how fast things sell out you really only have time to F5 one site. 1-2 minutes after 6am makes a massive difference. Last week I knew my best luck would be with AMD directly but on Wednesday I’d probably stick to newegg.
I think the initial stock run is done, the AIB cards are dropping Wednesday anyways. I doubt anything will be in stock until then but if Kyle is right stock should be plentiful Wednesday, just make sure to break your F5 key right at 6am PST.
Why even tweet that though... ok, maybe he doesn't have special access and isn't given priority to buy one, but still, as an AMD rep, why would you toss that in everyone's face knowing most couldn't get one, and the cherry on top is he's the one who made that $10 bet.
Fingers crossed it'll happen.
I hit the AMD page at 9am, and immediately hit the add to cart for the 6800 XT. I was able to go into the cart, through the checkout, add my info, and confirm order. Then... weirdly it brought be right back to the main page... ok... so I did it again, but now the...