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post #11 of 23
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Yeah, but I won't be able to afford a second 6950 until after the refund period ends, which probably leaves me SOL in terms of waiving the restocking fee. I plan on just using the refund money for the second 6950, but I can't get that until I return the 570, etc.

I doubt they'd refund the 570 restocking fee a couple weeks afterwards when I use the money for a second 6950 from them.
hrm, post a appraisal and see what its worth, might be able to do ok if warranty is transferable. sorry about yer luck i love my 570
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post #12 of 23
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Eek, 15% of $369.99 ends up being like $50. Didn't think it'd be that bad. Might have to just throw it on OCN marketplace or the bay.
You should be able to get a 6950 trade + cash for it pretty easily. MSI and Asus cards sell fast since their warranties are serial based. Plus the TF3 is just sexy.

Out of curiosity, why the downgrade though?
post #13 of 23
What kind of 570? A reference EVGA 570 goes for $309 after rebate. I don't see you getting what you paid for.
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You should be able to get a 6950 trade + cash for it pretty easily. MSI and Asus cards sell fast since their warranties are serial based. Plus the TF3 is just sexy.

Out of curiosity, why the downgrade though?
Decided I wanted the extra VRAM. I love my 570 but I'm nearly hitting the 1280mb wall playing Crysis modded, Crysis 2 DX11, even the BF3 alpha. Plus with Skyrim coming out I'm sure there will be texture mods that'll eat up plenty of VRAM. Two 6950's are pretty much are par with two 570's, so for $70 cheaper per card PLUS the added VRAM I'm finding it hard to pass up.
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What kind of 570? A reference EVGA 570 goes for $309 after rebate. I don't see you getting what you paid for.
Its a Twin Frozr III 570, paid $369.99
post #16 of 23
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Eh I don't want to risk it. I might try to get the fee waived again when I e-mail the guy, reminding him that I'm gonna be buying two $300 6950's
definetly do this. as you spend more and more with newegg, they have less problems stretchin there neck for you. i wont say how much i have spent, but ive had some awesome perks through them, and im still on their retail aspect of things, not even corporate
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post #17 of 23
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Eh I don't want to risk it. I might try to get the fee waived again when I e-mail the guy, reminding him that I'm gonna be buying two $300 6950's
If you ask them nicely, they will waive the restocking fees.
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post #18 of 23
You could go back into live chat & see if you can talk to the same guy/gal & tell them you plan to get the second card once you get the refund for the 570. I'm pretty sure they will wave the restocking fee. Newegg is great about stuff like that.
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Ah, I chatted with Newegg again and I got the restocking fee waived. $50 saved! Newegg support is great
post #20 of 23
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Ah, I chatted with Newegg again and I got the restocking fee waived. $50 saved! Newegg support is great
Awesome. How'd you do it? Just told them you're gonna buy 2 6950's?
    
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