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[EVGA] EVGA rolls out with exclusive Best Buy graphics cards

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EVGA is proud to announce the launch of a new line of graphics cards exclusively for Best Buy customers. Whether you are looking for a performance gaming card, a budget card, or a card for a home theatre setup, EVGA has the right card for you!

To provide the best performance in demanding modern games EVGA took its GTX 560, 550 Ti and GT 520 cards to the limit. These cards not only have 2GB of video memory compared to the standard 1GB, they are also factory overclocked to Best Buy exclusive Superclocked speeds. This increases frame rate and provides a smoother all around experience. These cards also feature dual monitor support – Have a game on one screen and a movie on another, or increase productivity with more screen space!

Combine the blazing speeds of the cards with EVGA’s 24/7 Technical Support, 3 Year Warranty, and rich gaming community, there is no doubt EVGA is the only choice!

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Pricing on BestBuy.com

Not sure if srs or marketing gimmick.
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I'm going to have to go with, best buy is probably serious bout it on this one. Considering they are one of the next big corporations to go under, if they don't get there stuff under control this does not surprise me. Nice post none the less!
    
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Doesn't look too bad for a GTX560ti with 2gb onboard. Wonder if they'll bin them differently though. We all know big retailers get their own versions of consumer products that sometimes just seem to not be as great as OEM equivalents. Laptops are a great example! I used to work at BB so I've seen it first hand.

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So far that 560ti looks quite promising... price point is actually quite good.

I wonder if you could argue with an incompetent customer service employee and get it at the regular EVGA 560ti price...
 
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Those prices are actually quite.... reasonable.

Chalk one up for them. thumb.gif
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Also brings up the questions:

1) Do we still have to register it on EVGA within 30 days?

2) Can we still use the Step-up Program?

3) How will it perform against similar models?
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This is the first time I have ever seen Best Buy have decent prices. Last time I was there (a few months ago) there was a 5770 for $229.99
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So far that 560ti looks quite promising... price point is actually quite good.

I wonder if you could argue with an incompetent customer service employee and get it at the regular EVGA 560ti price...

Not with 336SPs it doesn't.
Typical 560Ti cards have 384.

Indeed, Best Buy has some typos to fix.
The 560 is not Ti. (The box doesn't say Ti, so this is a typo.)
The 520 uses GDDR3, not GDDR5.
Edited by sLowEnd - 10/7/11 at 10:03pm
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Get out. My GT 520 2Gb GDDR5 is faster then GTX580 1.5Gb GDDR5. Only the 3Gb version is faster.
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I would gladly see BB go under. Piece of crap...
 
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