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Best Buy needs to go under. Then Geek Squad won't have a venue and I'll be able to get a decent computer repair job.
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The 560Ti 2GB @ $260 seems a fair price, but the 550Ti 2GB @ $200 seems a bit steep. Of course there is the issue of tax to contend with.
nope, check out the source. It is a typo (and will work on so many people). The box shows a regular GTX 560.... not even the Ti .... :/. Not worth that much money.
@That price point, one would be better off with a 6950 ....
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Hmm.. The boxes look cool?
 
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post #44 of 180
Lets be fair, BB has it's purpose. However with increasing online electronics vendors like Newegg and NCIX beating the crap out of them they need to stay ahead to remain so large. They have the buying power to create their own unique products and to be honest this first attempt seems to hit on a bunch of sweet notes.
2GB cards, factory clocked, EVGA warranty (possible other perks) and I can go into town and buy one at a reasonable price instead of their usual $50 mark up? Yeah I'll check it out for sure.
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thats not a 560 Ti, its a regular 560 and thus turns out to be pointless with 2GB on it.
I'm curious of your reasoning. You do realize they made 2GB versions of the GTX 460, right? And in SLI, at very high resolutions, they perform much better than say, a GTX 570 or even a 580. Just because they "only" have 336 cuda cores doesn't mean the 2gb is useless.

It's not pointless at all. Overpriced? Yes. Dramatically. Pointless? No.
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I know most of us hate BB but do you think more casual consumers are just going to buy from the internet? I mean, I absolutely do but where then will we go to see products and test them before ordering online? Maybe BB should just turn into a display store w one item of everything... you just look and then order online haha
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did Memory Bit interface get forgotten here? extra memory that cant be used correctly?
It can be on the 560 and 550Ti.

And if you use CUDA apps, then the 520 could possibly benefit..I guess.
    
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Better prices than I've seen in store. Trying to sell a 460 for like $250 Nvidia branded I remembered last time I was there. The computer isle in my local best buy is a joke, it has the antec 300 and 900 cases, the boxes are just covered in dust and they have a bunch of overpriced graphics cards meant for people who want an "upgrade" for their computer and they don't know much so they're willing to pay $100 for what we would pay $50 online.
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The computer isle in my local best buy is a joke, it has the antec 300 and 900 cases, the boxes are just covered in dust and they have a bunch of overpriced graphics cards meant for people who want an "upgrade" for their computer and they don't know much so they're willing to pay $100 for what we would pay $50 online.
I think you just described every BB in the country.

$260 for a 2gb 560 (plus tax) is just gross. And the special "BB only" factory OC is only like 50MHz... What happened to you EVGA? You used to be cool.
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These "superclocked" models are just horrible. How can it superclocked 20MHz????
     
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