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http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Galaxy+-...&skuId=2344226

or

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/PNY+-+NV...&skuId=2869502


I know they are low end cards but they are both gt520 right?
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Whatever card you don't buy from best buy is the one to get. Both of those are priced about 3 times above what they should be.
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Why are you getting anything from WorstBuy? Both are terrible cards for a terrible price.
    
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Yes just different brands
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You could get an HD 5670 on Newegg for that price... far superior to either of those.
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Originally Posted by MinitroN View Post
Why are you getting anything from WorstBuy? Both are terrible cards for a terrible price.
If you work for them they are actually bestbuy.

@OP get it off of Newegg if you don't work for BB.
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post #7 of 13
Agreed on the possibility of getting something better, for cheaper: maaaan! Sad buy.

For determining the difference between same-model cards...I usually use Newegg & Amazon's customer reviews, to get an idea of reliability and customer service. Customer service / warranty is what matters most when choosing between identical cards (imo)...non-reference cards, of course, will be a different situation. (and in that case, check customer service + benches, e.g. Guru3d)
post #8 of 13
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Took your advice and I ordered the HD 5670. The card you posted was the same price and is ddr5.

Glad I asked first.
post #9 of 13
Yea in general don't buy anything from best buy, least of all computer parts, every single regularly priced computer parts I've seen there is atleast twice as expensive as it should be.
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post #10 of 13
I agree. Avoid BB. Use Amazon or Newegg.
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