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post #71 of 180
*Shrug* didn't expect that response. I'll point out the supporting facts:

1) eVGA's product listing page:
http://www.evga.com/articles/00651/
Quote:
Part Number: 02G-P3-2069-KB
Core Clock Speed: 865 MHz
CUDA Cores: 336
Memory Clock Speed: 4008 MHz
Memory Bandwidth: 128.2 GB/sec
Shader Clock Speed: 1730 MHz
Bus: PCI-E 2.0
Interface: DVI, DVI, Mini-HDMI
Product Warranty: 3 year warranty upgradable upon registration
Product Length: 8.25in - 209.55mm

2) Best Buy's SKU listing for the 560:
http://www.bestbuy.com/site/EVGA+-+GeForce+GTX+560+Ti+2GB+GDDR5+PCI+Express+2.0+Graphics+Card/3628108.p?skuId=3628108&id=1218421870828
Quote:
02G-P3-2069-KB

Spec tab:
Quote:
Warranty Terms - Parts
3 years limited
Warranty Terms - Labor
3 years limited
Type of Video Card
Graphics
Video Memory
2GB GDDR5
Interface Slot Type
PCI Express
Type of Processor
GeForce GTX 560 Ti
Number of Processors
336

Clock Speed of Video Memory (RAMDAC)
865MHz
Maximum 2D Resolution (at 32-bit color)
Up to 2560 x 1600
Maximum 3D Resolution (at 32-bit color)
Up to 2560 x 1600
Supports MPEG-1, 2
Yes
TV-Out
Yes
Stereo Sound
Yes
DVD Decoding
Yes
S-Video Output
No
Video Format
DVD, MPEG-1, MPEG-2
Software Included
EVGA OC scanner, EVGA Precision Tuning Utility, NVIDIA unified drivers
System Requirements
450W or greater power supply with a minimum of 24 amps on the 12V+ rail; two 6-pin PCI Express power connectors or 4 available hard disk power connectors
Graphics Chip
NVIDIA
UPC
843368018306

3) Pictures of the box and card itself, also from Best Buy site:
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post #72 of 180
Well it's not a 560Ti but Superclocked edition. How come it says it's a GTX 560Ti? I oughta walk down there and tell them it's NOT a GTX 560Ti and tell them they got it wrong and get something out of it lol. What's the difference? It's a 2gb version and shouldn't it be good? Or did they just pulled a stunt here?
post #73 of 180
Quote:
Originally Posted by Lord Xeb;15220994 
I would gladly see BB go under. Piece of crap...

This.

I went in to Best Buy about 2 weeks ago as I NEEDED a new laptop hard drive and could not wait for shipping and such. I go in and I was looking at the only 7200 RPM drive they had, a Seagate. I was going to be ok with that even though I only trust WD and Samsung, but I was forced to have to get it.... That is until I saw the price. Over $40 more than Newegg. I forced my self to wait. I got a WD Black 500GB 2.5" off Newegg $60 shipped. As apposed to the $140 500GB 2.5" Seagate.

What was even funnier was the fact that a "Guy in Blue" as I call them.. walks over to me asking if he can help me out. I said "Yeah, do you price match with other stores?" and he says "Yeah". So I whip out my phone go to Newegg.com show him the same Seagate drive on Newegg for $69.99. He sees the price and goes "oh sorry we can match online retailers". I looked at him and said "seeya" and walked out. As I was walking out I heard him say "ahole" as I walked out. I turned around and let loose on him. Needless to say I won't be going to that BB.

Edit: Oh yeah, I wonder how Nvidia is going to react to this as they sell their own "Built By Nvidia" cards for Best Buy sale only.
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post #74 of 180
Where I live there is a CompUSA next to the Best Buy. I have always preferred CompUSA because there was always less people in it. Recently, as the prices at Best Buy have gone up, CompUSA has waaay more people in it. One day I went to get my 6870. I first walked into BB and found that they wanted $300 for it. I asked a Geek Squad idiot why it cost $300 and he said that it was the fastest Radeon card that you could buy. It had 2 GB VRAM (more than I ever need). So I go into CompUSA and leave $180 poorer (eventually I was only $150 poorer because of a rebate) but with a my Radeon 6870.

The whole point is that BEST BUY IS FREAKING EXPENSIVE.
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Lol your avatar is perfect Clawbog.
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post #77 of 180
Eh, I bought a gtx 560ti at BB for $240, not that bad of a mark up. But this is pretty ridiculous for a rebrand 460. I'm not going to even bother talking about the other two pathetically priced cards.

I don't mind going in there and doing some open box/refurb shopping and grabbing the occasional deal like the $40 H50s. They're not a bad company, just a little misdirected smile.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by stu.;15220708 
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...

Don't know what article you are reading but what they are selling is a 560 minus the "ti."
Quote:
EVGA took its GTX 560, 550 Ti and GT 520

They just added 2gb of ram so all the best buy salemen can tell their ignorant customers "oh this card is good because it has 2GB OF RAM, its much better than that 580 that only has 1.5gb of ram."

I also do not see the prices anywhere in the article. Am I missing something?
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post #79 of 180
If Best Buy actually thinks they can compete with Newegg in the PC world, to hell with them.
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Am i the only one that thinks that Best Buy actually mislabeled the 560ti on purpose?
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