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i was wondering, i know im not the smartest man in the world, but if you got a supposed gtx 260, with a sticker on it and everything that says gtx 260 but when you put it in the mobo, and look in the device panel in windows 7, but it says 8800gt, chances are it's an 8800gt correct?? lol!! i dont have really any experience with nvida cards.
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Yes I would think so. Did you just buy the card?
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Its very well possible they tried to scam you.

Can you post some pictures up of the card? That should make it a dead giveaway.
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yep, you got hosed.
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couldnt you tell the difference between the card or are they very close in design >?
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Yeah, a 260 isn't going to appear as a 8800gt unless it isn't a 260.
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Take a pic of the back of the PCB, the cooler and possibly with the heatsink assembly off. I've seen folks on eBay trying to pass off 4870's as 4890's, both reference coolers. Very hard to tell the difference when there's only one low quality picture.
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i was wondering, i know im not the smartest man in the world, but if you got a supposed gtx 260, with a sticker on it and everything that says gtx 260 but when you put it in the mobo, and look in the device panel in windows 7, but it says 8800gt, chances are it's an 8800gt correct?? lol!! i dont have really any experience with nvida cards.
Yeah, wherever you got that supposed "GTX 260" from, you got scammed.
     
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