When you outperfom for 50 - 100$ less in a scenario thats suited to you, well that actually is a big deal. Why bother spending more for a card thats weaker in my work case. I personally don't care if it's "way weaker" in ray tracing, because I don't play games that have that option. Also it still seems to do a good job at raytracing also with it's own distinct features. allthough team green had a prior generation allready profiting from it so they could optimize rtx on the 30 series, team red is catching up pretty fast, even in that department. I'm excited to see real numbers and even you as nvidia fan must be happy to see such a good card from amd, becaus rumours says team green will go for a TI release for their cards to widen the gap again, market diversity is good for everyone :) and im not going to buy any of these cards until they both released.