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post #11 of 19
IF you call New Egg and speak to a Rep, they can wave the restocking fee. They did it for me when I sent back my xfx black 7970 cards.
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post #12 of 19
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Originally Posted by CBZ323 View Post

Tell the truth, is it worth it? It seems like a lot of people got excited about it and when they got it they found out its wasnt worth the upgrade.

I was about to pull the trigger because of the 1gb limitation on my vram but I think i should wait a bit more, either for Nvidia cards or at least non ref 7970 cards (xfx balck doesnt really count, its only like 5 ºC lower temps)


The card is great, beastly fast but I was more than content with my 580 + accellero combo. Now that igot a hand me down 580 it is definitely not worth $600.

My only complaint is that I is loud (but the accellero had me spoiled anyway)
post #13 of 19
500 shipped for sure.
post #14 of 19
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Originally Posted by CDMAN View Post

IF you call New Egg and speak to a Rep, they can wave the restocking fee. They did it for me when I sent back my xfx black 7970 cards.

This, bud. That or $450 shipped if you'd like to move it fast.

Best of luck man!
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IMO AMD reference design is quality one. Nvidia on the other hand, not so much (decent, but I wouldn't call it quality design).

so my true my gtx 570 reference over heated alot and my 6950 reference doesnt
post #16 of 19
this is why I wont shop at newegg anymore... the restocking fee is just ridiculous. I love getting PC parts from amazon, their return policy is outstanding.
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475 shipped it will go fast
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post #18 of 19
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Thanks guys. I'll see about the restocking fee but even with it I'd get $500 back so I guess it doesn't make sense to sell it if I'd have to pay for shipping and ony get maybe $500
post #19 of 19
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Thanks guys. I'll see about the restocking fee but even with it I'd get $500 back so I guess it doesn't make sense to sell it if I'd have to pay for shipping and ony get maybe $500

If you return it to Newegg, you need to pay restocking fee plus shipping. Like I said it will cost you around $90, so in total you recover around $470 (or $460 if you paid shipping on Newegg).

If you sell it here for $500 shipped through Amazon Payments (no PayPal), you can recover $490 (assuming $10 USPS priority flat rate medium box). Amazon Payments does not charge you a fee, unlike that disgusting PayPal (2.9% + $0.30).
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