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post #21 of 32
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Originally Posted by Ascii Aficionado View Post
Whoa, hold on now, this could be a scam, especially if this person lowers the amount they'll accept in advance. I've seen scams like this many times, in other things, and in WoW with random level 1's selling things, many people fall for it.

If you really trust this person then give it a shot, I don't know how well you know this person is my point, nor can I claim to.
I know this person, I have bought stuff from him before, he is a really good guy. The only reason why he is willing to let me pay less up front is because of the fact that we know eachother.
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I know this person, I have bought stuff from him before, he is a really good guy. The only reason why he is willing to let me pay less up front is because of the fact that we know eachother.

Oh, well then awesome deal sir, enjoy it.
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Oh, well then awesome deal sir, enjoy it.
oh I am super excited. I can't wait to have something worth boasting about.
The only thing now, is how much my CPU will bottleneck, I don't think it will much if any at all.


EDIT: plus we are going through paypal also, so if anything arises, I can dispute it.
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Your CPU won't be a bottleneck - especially at the resolution you're gaming at. Also:
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I would test out the card first, and see if there is any problem(s) with it.

If there's nothing wrong, its a good deal!

Good luck!
This. I have a GIGABYTE card myself, and while it's great, I won't ever trust the company enough ever again to buy a factory OC'ed card - I had to RMA mine TWICE before I got one with a stable factory OC. So I would surely check to see if the factory OC is stable.
 
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@ thrasherht

I just let out an extremely loud belly laugh at the quote in your sig.
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I'm loving my 580. I say get it. It is a monstrous card.
    
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Buy it then sell it to me for 350
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@ thrasherht

I just let out an extremely loud belly laugh at the quote in your sig.
haha thanks.
post #29 of 32
I paid $499 for my Gtx 580 last month, I'd definitely consider $300 a hell of a deal!
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GOOD DEAL! usually around 350
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