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EVGA must be the next PNY! lol
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I'm so glad I was never hired at Best Buy. With my personality I probably would have killed a manager or something.

This is definitely not a Ti version GTX560 and they screwed up the GT520 too, advertising it as having GDDR5, not DDR3. So much fail.
I emailed Customer Service about the error on the website with possible consequences if they were to not fix it. I'll see what they say.
     
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post #113 of 180
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Originally Posted by snoogins View Post
If only they didn't just cut their employee discount to boot, so even if there was somewhat of a reason to work there before there is no longer.
lololololololol I heard about that. They made such a big deal about the discount while I was there, in fact my interview was basically a 15-minute long warning about the fate that would befall me if I were to ever abuse the discount. Well, I never did abuse it while I worked there, but after I quit, I sold most of the stuff I had bought with it on eBay and made a nice stack of cash. U MAD Best Buy?

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I'm so glad I was never hired at Best Buy. With my personality I probably would have killed a manager or something.
I almost did, and I'm usually a very non-violent person. Best Buy managers really are the stereotypical jerk boss that we all hear about.
Edited by Malcolm - 10/10/11 at 6:02am
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I'm so glad I was never hired at Best Buy. With my personality I probably would have killed a manager or something.

This is definitely not a Ti version GTX560 and they screwed up the GT520 too, advertising it as having GDDR5, not DDR3. So much fail.
I emailed Customer Service about the error on the website with possible consequences if they were to not fix it. I'll see what they say.
Please do LET us know what they say!! I'm VERY curious what Best Buy's respond is!
post #115 of 180
GT520 using GDDR5?

GTX560 Ti with 336 processor cores?

Really Best Buy (or EVGA)? Can't read the box?
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Those prices are actually quite.... reasonable.

Chalk one up for them.
I'm in shock.
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2gb 560 heyyyyyyy

And i like the cooler.. nice and sexy.
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post #118 of 180
This is the last breath of a drowning man here... I loathe best buy and their prices, they are only good if they have a REAL deal going or need something and you are desperate..

I usually smirk when I look over at the geek squad customer service area... Probably cause I could walk circles around a majority of the staff...

Thank god microcenter is a 15 minute drive from my work...Otherwise I would probably stab a philips head screwdriver through my temple, in a nerd version of hari-kari...

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Originally Posted by trumpet-205 View Post
GT520 using GDDR5?

GTX560 Ti with 336 processor cores?

Really Best Buy (or EVGA)? Can't read the box?
It's Best Buy's error, not evga.



From the Best buy's website.
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Best buy employees get a discount of 5% over cost. Even with that discount, the price of the video cards are still higher than similar products on sites such as newegg. I'm not sure if that has to do with the amount of bulk they buy or what. Either way, best buy's video card prices are not much higher than they actually pay for them. Get mad at best buy's vendors, not the company itself.
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