PowerColor Radeon RX 5700 Is $299 at Microcenter

Discussion in '[H]ot|DEALS' started by cageymaru, Jul 30, 2019.

  1. cageymaru

    cageymaru [H]ard as it Gets

    Messages:
    19,803
    Joined:
    Apr 10, 2003
  2. Snowdog

    Snowdog [H]ardForum Junkie

    Messages:
    8,979
    Joined:
    Apr 22, 2006
    Nice. The 5700 at $300 is VERY compelling. Most 1660 Ti cards are priced around that, and the 5700 just walks all over them.
     
  3. sabrewolf732

    sabrewolf732 2[H]4U

    Messages:
    3,927
    Joined:
    Dec 6, 2004
    Wow with discount you're looking at 500 for a ryzen 3600, motherboard, and 5700. Bonkers.
     
    {NG}Fidel likes this.
  4. ManofGod

    ManofGod [H]ardForum Junkie

    Messages:
    10,650
    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2007
    The kicker? I bought an open box Sapphire 5700 on Sunday for just 2 dollars less. :D If I had known, I would have waited until Monday and bought the unopened one.
     
  5. s002wjh

    s002wjh Limp Gawd

    Messages:
    392
    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2006
    hows 5700 compare to 980ti cards?
     
  6. OFaceSIG

    OFaceSIG [H]ard|Gawd

    Messages:
    1,968
    Joined:
    Aug 31, 2009
    I love microcenter more and more everyday.
     
    ManofGod likes this.
  7. ManofGod

    ManofGod [H]ardForum Junkie

    Messages:
    10,650
    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2007
    Blows it out of the water, I would imagine. :)
     
  8. sabrewolf732

    sabrewolf732 2[H]4U

    Messages:
    3,927
    Joined:
    Dec 6, 2004
    Considering the 5700 is faster than Vega 64 and the gtx1080 it's going to be significantly faster than the 980ti (I'd be guessing 25-30)
     
    {NG}Fidel and Sulphademus like this.
  9. BrotherMichigan

    BrotherMichigan [H]Lite

    Messages:
    115
    Joined:
    Apr 8, 2016
    Did that happen to be in Georgia? If so, I was just telling a coworker last week that they should go pick that one up!
     
  10. s002wjh

    s002wjh Limp Gawd

    Messages:
    392
    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2006
    hmm guess I should upgrade or wait for 5800/5900 series.
     
  11. sabrewolf732

    sabrewolf732 2[H]4U

    Messages:
    3,927
    Joined:
    Dec 6, 2004
    I'd go xt or wait unless you feel like you're really choppy.
     
  12. clownfish27

    clownfish27 n00b

    Messages:
    31
    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2010
    that's a good price! thanks!
     
  13. ManofGod

    ManofGod [H]ardForum Junkie

    Messages:
    10,650
    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2007
    Nah, I went to the one in Mayfield Heights, Ohio.
     
  14. SunnyD

    SunnyD 2[H]4U

    Messages:
    2,953
    Joined:
    Jul 6, 2004
    Now if only the closest Microcenter wasn't 4 hours away... or if you could actually order crap from their web store.
     
    rgMekanic likes this.
  15. /dev/null

    /dev/null [H]ardForum Junkie

    Messages:
    14,043
    Joined:
    Mar 31, 2001
    cageymaru likes this.
  16. Bankie

    Bankie [H]ard|Gawd

    Messages:
    1,530
    Joined:
    Jul 27, 2004
    Damn, my local MC has a couple of openbox 2080Tis for $856.
     
    /dev/null likes this.
  17. crazycuz20

    crazycuz20 [H]Lite

    Messages:
    81
    Joined:
    Oct 3, 2017
    I bought an open box power color 5700XT for 339 - $50 bundle discount. Love me some MC.
     
    {NG}Fidel likes this.
  18. crazycuz20

    crazycuz20 [H]Lite

    Messages:
    81
    Joined:
    Oct 3, 2017
    You can return it and just get the new one if you want the new one.
     
  19. fightingfi

    fightingfi Look at Me! I need the attention.

    Messages:
    2,567
    Joined:
    Oct 9, 2008
    Ya my amd 3700x and gigabyte x570 was 50 bucks off so my new 199.99 motherboard was actually 149.99 :D
     
    cageymaru likes this.
  20. mazeroth

    mazeroth Limp Gawd

    Messages:
    249
    Joined:
    Oct 2, 2015
    Same! Only, mine was the XFX. Can't beat it for $289.
     
    ManofGod likes this.
  21. ManofGod

    ManofGod [H]ardForum Junkie

    Messages:
    10,650
    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2007
    Yeah but, it is about 5.5 hours round trip. Therefore, I will just keep what I have. :D
     
    Last edited: Jul 30, 2019
  22. mazeroth

    mazeroth Limp Gawd

    Messages:
    249
    Joined:
    Oct 2, 2015
    Ok, now I'm getting a little worried. The 5700 XT I picked up yesterday is the first open box 5700 XT I've seen at my store (Columbus, OH). I check open box stuff a few times a day, as I sit at a desk all day...

    I just checked them now and they have 2 more of the XFX 5700 XT open box for $339. Hmmm...is this card a POS? I haven't had a chance to test it, yet.
     
  23. ManofGod

    ManofGod [H]ardForum Junkie

    Messages:
    10,650
    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2007
    No need to worry, people probably just had unrealistic expectations or it could not overclock as much as they wanted and returned them. $339 is a great price. :)
     
  24. brentsg

    brentsg [H]ard|Gawd

    Messages:
    1,690
    Joined:
    Mar 8, 2003
    That's crazy. My MC never has any open box 2080 Ti's for less than new elsewhere when you factor in sales tax. I haven't seen a decent one more than $100 off.

    Right now there are 5 between $1100 and $1259.
     
    {NG}Fidel likes this.
  25. Susquehannock

    Susquehannock 2[H]4U

    Messages:
    3,343
    Joined:
    Jul 26, 2005
    Last edited: Jul 31, 2019
  26. s002wjh

    s002wjh Limp Gawd

    Messages:
    392
    Joined:
    Aug 1, 2006
  27. ManofGod

    ManofGod [H]ardForum Junkie

    Messages:
    10,650
    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2007
    It is vastly superior to the 980Ti, that link is a bunch of........ Oh well, whatever you want to do, do it.
     
  28. KATEKATEKATE

    KATEKATEKATE Limp Gawd

    Messages:
    178
    Joined:
    Jan 20, 2019
    Maybe not vastly superior but 980Ti = 1070 so if 5700 = 1080 then it may be like 15-20%?
     
    cosminmcm and kirbyrj like this.
  29. Sulphademus

    Sulphademus Limp Gawd

    Messages:
    337
    Joined:
    Mar 18, 2010
  30. kirbyrj

    kirbyrj [H]ard as it Gets

    Messages:
    24,310
    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2005
    I don't think they are duds. I just think that they might need more driver maturity before they are a highly recommended card. I returned mine due to game crashes. no worries though because I will probably just wait and buy an aftermarket one when they release next month.
     
  31. ManofGod

    ManofGod [H]ardForum Junkie

    Messages:
    10,650
    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2007
    What game crashes? So far, the only crashes I have had is because I overclocked it further than it could handle.
     
  32. Mav451

    Mav451 [H]ardness Supreme

    Messages:
    4,505
    Joined:
    Jul 23, 2004
    Curious if they keep the $50 promo when the non-reference cards come out? Though we're talking another two weeks till mid-August...
     
  33. kirbyrj

    kirbyrj [H]ard as it Gets

    Messages:
    24,310
    Joined:
    Feb 1, 2005
    Assassin's Creed Odyssey would crash everytime I played it.
     
  34. clownfish27

    clownfish27 n00b

    Messages:
    31
    Joined:
    Apr 17, 2010
    i'll wait for the non reference cards. amd cards with blower coolers suck.
     
    TangledThornz likes this.
  35. ManofGod

    ManofGod [H]ardForum Junkie

    Messages:
    10,650
    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2007
    I will have to try it out.

    In your opinion but, not from my experience.
     
  36. ManofGod

    ManofGod [H]ardForum Junkie

    Messages:
    10,650
    Joined:
    Oct 4, 2007
    Well, I played it for 10 minutes with no crashing, just saying.
     
  37. /dev/null

    /dev/null [H]ardForum Junkie

    Messages:
    14,043
    Joined:
    Mar 31, 2001
    Last edited: Aug 1, 2019
  38. Revenant_Knight

    Revenant_Knight Limp Gawd

    Messages:
    255
    Joined:
    Nov 18, 2011
    Raise a glass to the 980ti! It was a beast of its time that lasted far longer than most cards. It still pushes out frame rates close to that of a 1070 or even 1070ti when overclocked in older games. Mine is still in use in my wife’s 60hz 1080P machine where it does excellent....

    ....But it’s a 4 year old chip that isn’t being optimized for in newer games. In those games it’s about a 1660ti class card. Anything 2060 class or above usually handily beats it. The gap will only get worse as drivers evolve.

    980ti is now a 1080 60hz card. March of time is relentless, and even the legendary Voodoo 2 got old at one point.
     
    Last edited: Aug 1, 2019
  39. singe_101

    singe_101 2[H]4U

    Messages:
    2,080
    Joined:
    Dec 17, 2005
    Voodoo 2 couldn't use freesync. Are people really worried about 60 FPS instead of 70?
     
  40. Revenant_Knight

    Revenant_Knight Limp Gawd

    Messages:
    255
    Joined:
    Nov 18, 2011
    Pretty sure the Rage 3D II / Pro didn’t support Freesync either.... ^_~
     
    Last edited: Aug 1, 2019