Radeon 5850 Availabilty

Brent_Justice

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The email I received directly from Jay Marsden at AMD on 9/21/09 is quoted below

As mentioned I am dropping this note to update you on our pricing for 5800 Series product.

US e-tail pricing is HD 5870 @ $379 and HD 5850 @ $259

This is 100% official, it doesn't get any more official than this.
 

Slider19

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Ok, what's taking the 5850 so long? I am computer-less* at the moment because of it. :(


* Well, I have a latptop, but it's not the same.
 

Roberty

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Crossing my fingers that Newegg has some XFX 5850's after midnight. I'm definately going to pull the trigger if they do. It almost feels weird since I haven't owned a ATI video card since the Radeon 9600 XT days in my main rig. :D I bought Far Cry and it kicked my video cards ass so I had to buy the 9600 XT to be able to play it with the eye candy turned up. Those were the days..... :cool:
 
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Do you think they will put something for sale after midnight? I'm ready to pull the trigger as well.

The 5850 is the one component I'm waiting to put together my new rig :D
 
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ugh my 4870x2 died but the 5850 isnt quite as fast. maybe ill buy one now and get a second later after price drops... i have a feeling the 5870 will be dropping in price significantly in a few weeks but i cant wait.

also, 11 minutes to NDA lifted??
 

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It is up on main page, please use the thread at the top of this forum for discussion of the article.
 

jeremyshaw

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*sigh* I guess I'll be waiting, too.

I hated that pic. The only thing that shows up!
 

Tbolt

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kinda off topic, but how long do you guys think until the 5850 will be sub $200? I currently have a 9800GTX+ and its kinda the only gimp part of my system.
 
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i went with an XFX 5870. i couldnt see downgrading from a 4870x2 to a 5850. ive had a lot of driver and game problems with this card and just wanted to get rid of it. at least this way it's more of a side-grade without all the dual-gpu and driver issues.
 

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Damn, this thing is a little monster. I thought it was supposed to be on par with a GTX285 but from what I am reading its just plain faster.
 

Intel_Hydralisk

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For those waiting for the 5850.. Don't you hate this pic?

You know what I mean :D

33-997-009-01.jpg

I finally got what you meant when I searched for 5850 on newegg... and the ironic thing is that this thing is out of stock.
 

equinox654

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You guys know if you order from newegg on a friday... if you can get it delivered on sat?

I am definately in on one. I was going to get a 5870 friday until I saw that you can vmod the 5850 and oc to 1ghz
 

Markdek

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From Amazon:

XFX RADEON HD 5850 1 GB DDR5 PCI Express Card HD585AZNFC
Other products by XFX
More about this product
Price: $319.99 & eligible for free shipping with Amazon Prime
 

Markdek

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And ZipZoomfly.......beware.

ZipZoomfly Part#: 10011258
Manufacturer SKU: 5850PE51G
Our Price: $279.99
Combo Deal Combo Deal: $277.99 Learn more
Final Price: $279.99
 
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Markdek

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NCIXUS.COM

XFX Radeon HD 5850 725MHZ 1GB GDDR5 4.0GHZ 2XDVI HDMI Display Port DIRECTX11 PCI-E Video Card
This product can only be exchanged or replaced with the exact same item.
XFX Radeon HD 5850 725MHZ 1GB GDDR5 4.0GHZ 2XDVI HDMI Display Port DIRECTX11 PCI-E Video Card


XFX
Our Price: $260.09 USD
 

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NCIXUS.COM

XFX Radeon HD 5850 725MHZ 1GB GDDR5 4.0GHZ 2XDVI HDMI Display Port DIRECTX11 PCI-E Video Card
This product can only be exchanged or replaced with the exact same item.
XFX Radeon HD 5850 725MHZ 1GB GDDR5 4.0GHZ 2XDVI HDMI Display Port DIRECTX11 PCI-E Video Card


XFX
Our Price: $260.09 USD

Link, because I don't see it if I search 5850?
 

Markdek

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Interesting that the XFX 5850 has the higher price....for the warranty?

M
 

UL

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Is anyone else looking for new a new Desk that can fit 3 monitors? Thanks AMD THANKS...
 

notalent420

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From Amazon:

XFX RADEON HD 5850 1 GB DDR5 PCI Express Card HD585AZNFC
Other products by XFX
More about this product
Price: $319.99 & eligible for free shipping with Amazon Prime

If you click on it at Amazon it lists it as being $259.99.

Looks like that is the best deal so far. Granted it's "pre-order" but who knows when Amazon will get them in since they don't even have any 5870s yet.
 
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