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Is this a mistake???

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Hey guys,

I am looking to get a 680 and i've been lost between waiting or just buying now and I came across this:

The OC Windforce 3X is only £1.2 more expensive than the reference 680. Is this some kind of mistake or do you think it's right???

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I see no reason why it's an obvious mistake. The non reference cooled cards aren't much more than the reference cooled ones from what I've seen here, more commonly if anything is marked up above what it should be it's due to retailer price gouging. So maybe it's something like that retailer knows how fast the reference have sold, so they've raised price on them, but it's a new shipment and just started stocking the gigabyte so they haven't caught on that they could've been marked up as well.
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