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Why is the Sapphire reference 7970 so cheap?

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Hey guys. So I'm in the market for a high end card with a full cover waterblock and saw the Sapphire 7970.

Its $70AU cheaper then the rest and can't work out why? Note the air cooler means nothing to me as I will use it to test the card right before I install my waterblock on it wink.gif

Thanks!
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what website do you see this listed on?
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what website do you see this listed on?

Sorry meant to add it: http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=193_1309

Even the HIS 7970 is $599 :| I CANT WORK IT OUT!
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You pay more for the extra warranty.
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There 100$ cheaper from amazom.com pr pcnation.com id never pay more than 600$ for one of these. I bought my asus 7970 direct CU II fpr 560$ brand new.seriously, www.pcnation.com or www.amazon.com arnt jacked up prices
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There 100$ cheaper from amazom.com pr pcnation.com id never pay more than 600$ for one of these. I bought my asus 7970 direct CU II fpr 560$ brand new.seriously, www.pcnation.com or www.amazon.com arnt jacked up prices
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There 100$ cheaper from amazom.com pr pcnation.com id never pay more than 600$ for one of these. I bought my asus 7970 direct CU II fpr 560$ brand new.seriously, www.pcnation.com or www.amazon.com arnt jacked up prices

Got you beat. I have a DCT2 version on order for 550, I'm a glutton for punishment.
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