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So, news on the RX-470 has just dropped and it seems that it's going
to perform better than the R9-280x, all the while priced at $149 and
with a TDP of just 110w. With the RX-480 just $50 more, and the 8GB
RX-470 reportedly costing around $179, is AMD set to overtake the
For me, this seems like a smart move for AMD and I think that it's likely to happen that AMD dominate the midrange market. Nvidia isn't probably going to release anything that's around $200 to try and compete, especially since doing so would create a huge gap in the pricing segment as the 1070 is currently priced at $379 (and even more, as some retailers have taken advantage of the current shortage).