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[MPC]Nvidia's $99 3D Vision Glasses Come with a Wire

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Wearing a pair of 3D glasses is one thing, but would you be willing to keep yourself tethered to your PC? Nvidia is gambling that at least some of you will be fine with a wired set of specs, and so the graphics chip maker on Sunday announced a new addition to its 3D Vision product family, Nvidia 3D Vision wired glasses. Nvidia realizes that adding another wire to your desktop might be asking a lot, so these new glasses are priced at a buck shy of a C-note (MSRP).
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On topic, I love those over the wireless ones because I wouldn't have to replace batteries. I'd get those if I had a 120hz 3D monitor.
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I love those over the wireless ones because I wouldn't have to replace batteries. I'd get those if I had a 120hz 3D monitor.
Agreed. $100 isn't bad at all.
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The difference in price between this and the wireless version is dwarfted by the cost of a monitor, so to me a wired pair of glasses makes no sense.
    
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Still, that's $50 down for monitor.

Seems fair.

And maybe if you could find these on special for like $80, sounds good to me.
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The difference in price between this and the wireless version is dwarfted by the cost of a monitor, so to me a wired pair of glasses makes no sense.

^this
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post #7 of 10
I think all of the mislabeling of electronics needs to stop if my T.V. says 120hz I shouldn't have to buy a "True" 120hz TV... it just pure BS. Besides 3d just isn't there yet to be worth it.
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Originally Posted by jammy4041 View Post
The difference in price between this and the wireless version is dwarfted by the cost of a monitor, so to me a wired pair of glasses makes no sense.
The advantages were stated in the other thread:

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Originally Posted by codejunki View Post
Cheaper price, lighter wieght (but with added cord), dont have to worry about battery charging, (hopefully) more reliable as i would assume a wired device is a little more reliable and simpler to make than wireless.
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I'd trade my wireless kit for this new wired version. When I use mine they are already plugged in most of the time anyways and the bulkiness of the glasses makes wearing headphones quite uncomfortable.
I'm all in for a cheaper price. I was able to pick my monitors up for close to what a pair of glasses cost. The wire wouldn't bother me as I'm not going to be walking around the house with these on.
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I smell gimmicks.
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It's ironic. You can afford 400 for a monitor, 500 for a gtx580, probably 300 for a 2600k, but can't drop another 30 on top of the 100 for the wireless glasses?
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