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Move to the US, AU's economy is going to crash pretty soon anyway.

Here in the US (or I should say California) we have:

Fast cars, beaches, hot girls on beaches, hot girls in bikinis on beaches, hot girls in bikinis with hot tanning oil on beaches, fat people at hamburger joints, ghetto peepz with 50" rimzez, wellfare, fat lazy cheap people on wellfare, bankruptcy, fat people at lan events, fat people at lan events in burger points, and cheap GPU's.
    
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post #22 of 34
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Originally Posted by Willanhanyard View Post

Move to the US, AU's economy is going to crash pretty soon anyway.

Here in the US (or I should say California) we have:

Fast cars, beaches, hot girls on beaches, hot girls in bikinis on beaches, hot girls in bikinis with hot tanning oil on beaches, fat people at hamburger joints, ghetto peepz with 50" rimzez, wellfare, fat lazy cheap people on wellfare, bankruptcy, fat people at lan events, fat people at lan events in burger points, and cheap GPU's.

We have all of that with a couple of exceptions...
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they are selling for about 700 dollars!!! but still its too much for me!!!!
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We have all of that with a couple of exceptions...

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post #25 of 34
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Originally Posted by Willanhanyard View Post

Move to the US, AU's economy is going to crash pretty soon anyway.
Here in the US (or I should say California) we have:
Fast cars, beaches, hot girls on beaches, hot girls in bikinis on beaches, hot girls in bikinis with hot tanning oil on beaches, fat people at hamburger joints, ghetto peepz with 50" rimzez, wellfare, fat lazy cheap people on wellfare, bankruptcy, fat people at lan events, fat people at lan events in burger points, and cheap GPU's.

I would rather shoot myself in the face than move to the US. No thanks. The US would actually be one of the last places on earth I would choose to live. It's only a first world country coz of the mega rich. If you didnt have the mega rich america would be a country full of ghettos and poverty.

Not to mention we have all of that already and live in a better country with more freedom and a considerably better economy (won't get anywhere near as fsked as the US economy). Plus most pc hardware is actually pretty well priced compared to USA. It's just the odd things like this scenario where we get price gouged (along with wc gear). 2500k and Gtx580 are on par or $10 more than what you pay in the US as an example or reasonable prices.

OT - was considering a 7970 for my new build in the next 4-6 weeks but Aussie distributors just made my decision for me. GTX580 it is!
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...

As an AUS member. I gave in...

I bought 2 frown.gif
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post #27 of 34
Ouch, and here I was thinking it was pretty bad in Norway.

The cheapest ones go for about $745 and the more costly ones with 2 fans etc go for about $830.
For me I'd probably have to add about $25 for shipping aswell.

Hurts to just think about.
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post #29 of 34
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Just had a look at UMART and they're selling the 7970 for $789. Still way too overpriced for what they're worth, but obviously, better then what they're quoting.

They were $695 when I checked this morning, then at lunch when I checked again they were at $789... what a joke. Nearly $100 price hike for nothing. Guess I will be waiting for kepler afterall.. Very sad as I was keen on getting a 7970..
 
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Wow so pricey, this will be my first gpu since 5830.

loll Doin it tough aye. i like i like
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