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Factory overclocked cards are a joke. But there are dumb enough people.

And yeah...that's funny.
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post #132 of 180
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Originally Posted by Sir Beregond View Post
Factory overclocked cards are a joke. But there are dumb enough people.

And yeah...that's funny.
You calling me dumb? I got mine on a shellshocker deal, so it was only $120 a few months ago
    
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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...
Its not a 560Ti, look at its SP count. Its 336, the Ti has 384. Theyre selling a GTX 560 for 260$...........DO NOT WANT.

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Originally Posted by Sir Beregond View Post
Factory overclocked cards are a joke. But there are dumb enough people.

And yeah...that's funny.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814125293

Really? Then tell me how many GTX 275's can reach these speeds guarenteed, WITH headroom on top of them?
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Guys, yeah Best Buy sucks, but these are people's jobs you're talking about. How about this: I hope whatever company you work for goes under. Yep, I hope you're soon jobless. Bunch of elitists. If you don't like Best Buy, don't shop there. It's really easy.
Exactly
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Ok fair enough point.

And if you got it for a deal, then that's not what I was referring to. I was merely refering to the easiness of just overclocking.
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I did indeed get an email back. They basically told me to go DIAF. no, I'm kidding. I only brought the GTX560 to their attention as I didn't notice the error on the GT520 before I sent the email.

This was their response:


So yeah, they say that they will fix it. Let's see if it actually happens.

*EDIT* looks like they half-fixed it. The main title said GTX560 but in some of the specs it still says GTX560Ti. They probably believe most of their customers are idiots so they won't notice.

Also lol at the moron who posted a review complaining about the 560 error in the 550Ti section.

WOW! Really? We'll keep an eye and see if they made any changes to the website cuz if they don't, there are gonna be some angry customers lol. However i think honestly this should get reported to the Better Business Co. Cuz i believe in honesty when it comes to business. They have no right to sucker people's wallets like that when they worked hard for it. This isn't right.
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Sorry for bumping this (didn't feel like downloading photos from the phone for awhile)... When I went to my local Best Buy a couple weeks ago, I did already find them in stock.

http://dfullerton.smugmug.com/photos...sH6z7dK-X3.jpg

http://dfullerton.smugmug.com/photos...Rk8FdB8-X3.jpg
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Look at dem prices... >.>
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Look at dem prices... >.>
Yeah.... what happened to the competitve value thing they chimed about....looks more like typical worst buy pricing TBH

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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.
^This. I was the Manager for the PC Dept, and I will tell you, I TAUGHT my employees to NEVER LIE about something. We had a dedicated MAC guy that was employed by Apple who ran that section so no worries on my part.

As far as the lying goes, that's hit and miss. Like I said, NEVER LIE. People will always buy, and you don't make commission. I worked at the highest grossing store in the Midwest so it wasn't a big deal, but lying to customers is. I personally would send people up the street to MicroCenter for lots of items that were cheaper, and they would always come back to buy from me. Our local MicroCenter has lots of "uber geeks" that only talk about GHz and kind of throw people for a loop.


Anyways, as far as COST goes, components are priced just above what it costs Best Buy, so it's not like they're raping people for $$$. TVs are VERY much cheaper than what they're listed for, but you should also know you CAN talk them down.
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