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I contacted a sales rep from Colorful in China and they sent me this list, seems like the prices aren't that good, especially from a no-name type manufactuer

    
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I wouldn't recommend you do that. If something is wrong with the card I would not expect to hear from them ever again.
Newegg.com FTW
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I wouldn't recommend you do that. If something is wrong with the card I would not expect to hear from them ever again.
Newegg.com FTW
This. Not to knock China as a whole but, piracy--of all forms--is rampant there and you wouldn't be sure what you're buying until it's bought and paid for.
 
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Colorful is a HUGE chinese graphics card brand.
    
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You're positive that it was one of Colorful's sales reps, and not an impostor?
Do you know anything about the company? Warranty policies, RMA policy, etc?

If the prices aren't even that good, I would say just get a card from a reputable dealer like Newegg - from what I understand, a bad card will put you through more trouble than a few dollars in savings is really worth.
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Originally Posted by MR KROGOTH View Post
Colorful is a HUGE chinese graphics card brand.
Yes but they have no presence in the US.

I was hoping to buy some GTX 580's in bulk for 300 a pop, but it looks like their prices are like EVGA,PNY,Sparkle, so it kinda defeats the purpose.
    
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