AMD’s HD 6870 and 6850 are now available at unbelievable price rates. The cards are available at Newegg and price for the HD 6870 is confirmed at US for $239.99 + $6.98 shipping fee while the HD 6850 is priced for $179.99 + $6.98 shipping fee.
Different vendors have also released their cards and in $240, you can easily get the SAPPHIRE 100315L Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity card while the Poercolor’s AX6850 1GBD5-DH Radeon HD 6850 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card with Eyefinity will cost 50 cent more than the $180 price tag.
XFX hopes to sell the cards for a bit more at $279.99 + $7.56 shipping while Gigabyte and Asus will stay at the default pricing. MSI variants will cost $10 more for $249.99 + 7.56 shipping. You can check out the Radeon HD 6870 listing here.
The 6850 s priced for $179.99 + $6.98 shipping fee while the Sapphire and Power Color card and Gigabyte cards will cost you $0.50 more because of slightly more expensive shipping. XFX has also priced these cards a bit higher like the 6870 at $209.99 + $7.56 shipping.
You can check out the listing of HD 6850 here.
One more thing to note is that 5850 and 5870 are still priced the same and higher than the current gen cards which means price cuts for these card will commence soon.