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What is the funniest thing you've seen marked up because of a name?

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We have all seen those things out the in computing world that at marked up because they are a name brand or have tagged themselves. Why don't we share some of the incredibly absurd ones that make absolutely no sense.


Mine would have to be at Best Buy today, I was in their "gaming" section for a quick laugh and I came across "Gaming" compressed air. The best part was it was sitting right next to the standard compressed air with a 30% markup.
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Mine would have to be at Best Buy today, I was in their "gaming" section for a quick laugh and I came across "Gaming" compressed air. The best part was it was sitting right next to the standard compressed air with a 30% markup.
Dude, you can't be serious. Thats ridiculous

I hate how motherboards use the "gaming" a lot as marketing. Should be enthusiast IMO.
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Beats... oh wait.
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Beats are pretty decent headphones just not for the price range
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Probaly some of the cheap PSUs you can find at like compusa and such. Labled things like "gaming series" or "pro edition" when in reality its a POS.
    
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All most everything in Best Buy/Future Shop.

a "Gaming" HD 5670 for $189 "on sale" at $169.
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http://www.resourcesforlife.com/wp/wp-content/uploads/2008/03/20090606sa-apple-imac-desktop-computer.jpg
^ this

and anything else that starts with "i"
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Another for Beats.
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I work at best buy and I am going to say 3d tv's have the most markup $$$ wise. Percentage wise accessories. runner up would be PC parts. would you buy a gtx560 for 329.99? nope neither would I.
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