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post #41 of 64
I saw some place doing this a year or 2 ago. Terrible way to waste money.
post #42 of 64
It's a good deal if you don't know basic math.
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Never EVER EVER EVER EVER rent anything that depreciates in value like used computer hardware. You are asking if you should spend more money to rent a video card than it would cost to just go buy it? Save your 60 bucks a month for 6 months and get a good card new. And for those who like to bench different cards, you obviously have an expensive hobby, theres no need to do cut corners and deal this garbage. You can buy used cards, use them, and sell them on OCN and probably get close to what you paid for them. I can't even believe this is a real thread, thats how crazy this idea is.

Does that answer your question OP? smile.gif
post #44 of 64
Would seem to only appeal to an individual, who should not be renting anything, but a roof over his/her head.

Shamefull enterprise
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post #45 of 64
Depending on your particular credit card APR, this is not the horrible idea some of you make it out to be.
Most CC's have a 14.5% APR. You'd still pay $589 for that card, when buying from Amazon, using a CC.
So it's about $70 more.
Or, you send it back for something better and continue to pay.
Not much difference than leasing a car, which tons of people do.
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post #46 of 64
GTX 580 @ Retail = $489.99 (New)
GTX 580 @ Lease = $662.87 (Used)

I don't see where anyone could benefit in this at all. Except the 2 month cancellation fee, and the no information regarding a warranty. I personally would rather run on-board for 10 months. This site makes its money based on one single entity, greed. They know you will go the extra length to get the card right now, and they will rail you the entire way. Sure its not bad if your broke, but if you were that broke you wouldn't be investing that much money over a 13 month period of time for just a graphics card. Let alone when your lease is up a year has gone by and the next big thing is already out.
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post #47 of 64
Someone ought to collect data on this thread.

I'm betting this will easily be a 20-1 [against - for]

I cannot and will not believe folks could actually even consider this #@*!+_.

Next to check cashing stores and furniture rental joints , all belong in the consumers "hall of shame"
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can the site conduct a poll with cetagories of say sex, age, profession, field of study, location, etc, to show us who exactly they are fooling? rolleyes.gif
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whut.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Leeeeeeeeee View Post

whut.

ZACTLY !~!
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