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I have to say, I was a bit surprised when the doorbell rang at 12 today, mostly because the roads where I am are covered with about 6" of snow.

However, I was even more surprised to see that it was a USPS worker coming to deliver a package for me. They handed the package to me soaking wet with snow and ice hanging off of it. The package was so wet that the cardboard was peeling off and the whole box had caved in.

I wasn't sure who the package was from (the label had worn off from all of the water) or what was in it (was expecting several packages). I open the box to first see a large envelope. Inside of that was a large waterproof bubble-wrapped envelope. Finally, inside of that package, was an anti-static wrap containing a Zotac GTX 580 AMP! I recently purchased from a member here (AllLeafs).

Because of the great packaging, the card was perfectly dry and looks to be in like new condition.

So, now that I finally have an awesome GPU again, I need something to do with it. Have any new games came out lately that are pretty demanding? I plan to eventually fold, but power bills are already really high during the winter time for me. Gotta put this Fermi engine to work somehow!

Also, has anyone else ever received a package in terrible condition from USPS? Or have you had a package arrive on Sunday or a major holiday?

(TL;DR):

USPS delivered my GTX 580 on Sunday in 6" of snow.
The Package was completely wet, but the card was dry.
What games should I get?
What are the best Nvidia drivers for the 580?
    
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post #2 of 27
This is all kinds of confusing....I thought they were trying to cut Saturday deliveries, yet they are delivering on Sunday????? Lucky you.
post #3 of 27
I have never gotten a Sunday delivery from them. Ever. Hell, they don't even deliver to my house most Saturdays.
post #4 of 27
That's awesome. It always feels good when your package gets there out of nowhere. Really demanding game would be BF3.
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I like USPS.
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huh? they don't deliver anything on sunday over here
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Jaguarbamf View Post
I have to say, I was a bit surprised when the doorbell rang at 12 today, mostly because the roads where I am are covered with about 6" of snow.

However, I was even more surprised to see that it was a USPS worker coming to deliver a package for me. They handed the package to me soaking wet with snow and ice hanging off of it. The package was so wet that the cardboard was peeling off and the whole box had caved in.

I wasn't sure who the package was from (the label had worn off from all of the water) or what was in it (was expecting several packages). I open the box to first see a large envelope. Inside of that was a large waterproof bubble-wrapped envelope. Finally, inside of that package, was an anti-static wrap containing a Zotac GTX 580 AMP! I recently purchased from a member here (AllLeafs).

Because of the great packaging, the card was perfectly dry and looks to be in like new condition.

So, now that I finally have an awesome GPU again, I need something to do with it. Have any new games came out lately that are pretty demanding? I plan to eventually fold, but power bills are already really high during the winter time for me. Gotta put this Fermi engine to work somehow!

Also, has anyone else ever received a package in terrible condition from USPS? Or have you had a package arrive on Sunday or a major holiday?

(TL;DR):

USPS delivered my GTX 580 on Sunday in 6" of snow.
The Package was completely wet, but the card was dry.
What games should I get?
What are the best Nvidia drivers for the 580?
What game should you get? I thought you have games in mind for a reason to buy that card. Play any games you like on Steam or Origin.

We don't know your game preference therefore we cannot choose it for you.
 
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Quote:
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I like USPS.
I don't. If they lose your package it will be nearly impossible for them to find it, unlike UPS/FedEx. That's why I always insure my USPS packages. They have lost 6 of my packages now...
post #9 of 27
This is blasphemy! This is madness!

In all my years, I have never seen a USPS delivery on a Sunday. Lucky you.
post #10 of 27
i wish they did deliver up hear on Sundays. im waiting for my S27A950 and i want it now
    
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