AMD Drops GPU Prices

Posted: Mar 3 2009, 7:00am CST | by , Updated: Aug 11 2010, 1:18pm CDT, in Hardware & Peripherals


This story may contain affiliate links.

Buy This Now On Amazon

Yesterday there were lots of rumors circulating around that AMD was going to drop the price on some of the more popular ATI video cards that are on the market. Late yesterday evening AMD's Jay Marsden dropped us a note to say that the rumors were indeed true.

AMD has dropped the price of the GPU in the Radeon HD 4800 series. Pricing hasn’t yet been updated by all ATI partners, but on some of the video cards already reflect the new pricing. The MSI HD Radeon 4850 now sells for $154.99 with a $30 mail-in rebate bringing the total cost to $124.99.

A PowerColor HD Radeon 4870 512MB video card now sells for $169.99 and has a $20 mail-in rebate bringing the total cost to $149. MSI is offering the Radeon HD 4870 1GB for $224 with a $25 mail-in rebate for a total cost of $199. The Radeon 4870 is now a direct competitor to the GTX 250 from NVIDIA.

Via New Egg

This story may contain affiliate links.


Find rare products online! Get the free Tracker App now.

Download the free Tracker app now to get in-stock alerts on Pomsies, Oculus Go, SNES Classic and more.

Latest News


The Author

<a href="/latest_stories/all/all/3" rel="author">Shane McGlaun</a>
Tech and Car expert Shane McGlaun (Google) reports about what's new in these two sectors. His extensive experience in testing cars, computer hardware and consumer electronics enable him to effectively qualify new products and trends. If you want us review your product, please contact Shane.
Shane can be contacted directly at




comments powered by Disqus