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9800 GTX still more expensive than HD 4850

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Posted July 15, 2008 by admin in News

Again, we limited our search to Newegg, TigerDirect, ZipZoomFly, and Buy.com in the United States, since these are the four computer hardware e-tailers with the most reviews on both our price search engine and ResellerRatings.com. We probed availability and pricing in the great Canadian north by looking at NCIX. Prices for NCIX listings are all in Canadian dollars, and we highlighted available models in green…

Apparently, Nvidia hasn’t quite caught up with AMD on the pricing front overall, even though the 4850 is more than competitive with the 9800 GTX in terms of real-world performance. Canadian shoppers are also getting the short end of the stick, with NCIX prices well above those at U.S. online retailers. For reference, NCIX has some Radeon HD 4850 models in stock for $199.99 CAD, so this difference isn’t simply an artifact of typically higher Canadian prices.

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