AMD has just announced a $30 price cut for their Radeon R9 280 graphics card. Compared to the Radeon R9 280X the R9 280 has a few differences like a 20% lower clock speed, turbo speed, memory speed and less shaders and computing units.
It looks like NVIDIA was ready for AMD’s launch today and has cut the prices on two of their 600 series cards. The GTX 660 has been given a price cut down from $200 to $179. That means it can better compete with the R9 270X and the R7 260X as it will sit in between both cards.
AMD announced their dual-chip Radeon HD 7990 graphics card a few months back. When it was launched their price was set at $999 to compete with NVIDIA’s GeForce GTX 690 card. AMD will soon be unleashing a new generation of graphics card have given the Radeon HD 7990 a massive price cut bringing the price down to $699.