Different manufacturers with AMD based graphics cards announced a price reduction of the AMD Radeon HD 7700 and HD 7800 Series graphics cards, namely the models that will see their prices reduced are the Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition, Radeon HD 7850 1GB and the Radeon HD 7850 2GB. With this reduction it is their intention to compete with the GeForce GTX 650 Ti that arrives in a few days.
AMD Radeon HD 7000 Series are still going strong, as AMD currently has the most powerful monoGPU graphics card on the market, we refer obviously to the Radeon HD 7970 Edition GHz. More competition looms from Nvidia with the GeForce GTX 650 Ti, so AMD is already preparing the ground work and has now announced a reduction in the price of the Radeon HD 7770 Edition GHz, Radeon HD 7850 and Radeon HD 7850 1GB 2GB.
The Radeon HD 7770 GHz Edition will now cost $119, while the Radeon HD 7850 1GB will be priced at $159 and the Radeon HD 7850 2GB will cost $189. Prices are quite competitive, if you look at the pricing history of all these cards, we can see that the HD 7770 Edition used to cost $159 GHz when it was released, while the HD 7850 1GB cost $229 and the HD 7850 2GB $249.
We recall that the Radeon HD 7770 and Radeon HD 7800 Series are based on the Graphic Core Next architecture of AMD and in its main characteristics we find support for DirectX 11.1, OpenCL 1.2, PCI Express 3.0 and AMD Eyefinity 2.0. Meanwhile AMD has also confirmed that this reduction is applied by manufacturers of graphics cards with an AMD GPU, so the reduction in price is due to them.