In an attempt to disrupt Nvidia’s GTX 1660 Ti Launch, AMD has decided to offer major price cuts to their Radeon RX 580 and RX 590 that are direct competitors to the GTX 1660 Ti.

Leaked by Bits and Chips on twitter, the tweet claims that the RX 580 8GB is rumored to hit an MSRP of $199 and that of the RX 590 to be $229 in a few weeks time.

Now this could also be to clear AMD’s piled up inventory in light of the latest Navi GPUs that are arriving July but the timing of this price drop makes it pretty self-explanatory what AMD’s thought process really was.

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When debating about the performance of these rival Cards, the GTX 1660 Ti does outperform both the mid tier AMD Radeon cards albeit the RX 590 only by a sliver. Both the RX 580 and the RX 590 are very close in performance but the RX 590 does have better overall value (more FPS per Dollar) after these price cuts.

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