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6850 XFX 100$?

http://lancaster.craigslist.org/sys/2555734970.html
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post #2 of 7
Seeing as they run about 160-170$ on NewEgg.
It's not bad.
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I disagree. A XFX 6870 is $195 on Newegg. $12 off code, $10 newcustomer10, $30 rebate, Dirt 3 ($8 on ebay), Dues Ex ($20-30 on ebay?). I'd spend the extra bit of work and $15-20 for a 6870, new.
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I disagree. A XFX 6870 is $195 on Newegg. $12 off code, $10 newcustomer10, $30 rebate, Dirt 3 ($8 on ebay), Dues Ex ($20-30 on ebay?). I'd spend the extra bit of work and $15-20 for a 6870, new.
Well i was thinking on getting an XFX 6870.
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post #5 of 7
XFX has low specifications comapred with MSI's r6850 cyclone power edition.
I dont know about the cooling of that card but im sure it would do very well when crossfired with other 6850's
Thats not a bad deal though.
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post #6 of 7
before buying it look for burn marks.
If you see anything questionable, do not buy it.
I had the same experience with a 4850 and I missed the burn marks. I took it home and plugged everything in...the fan ran for a sec and then it got produced no video.
You can prolly pick up an xfx 6850 for around$140 if your dreams are shattered.
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post #7 of 7
Ya that is a pretty good deal.
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