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So long story short I was browsing craigslist when I saw someone had posted a 690 for $800 and while i was waiting for the Titan to come out i shot him an email for $700 just to see if he would bite.
Well he did but i was still a little scared about spending 700 bucks on CL. So i met him at Starbucks just to check it out and while we where talking he drops his NVIDIA Job ID on the table.....Sold..

So I imagine that this was a better deal then getting Titan yes? With all the hype around it i'm sure it will be weeks before i could get my hands on one....
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So long story short I was browsing craigslist when I saw someone had posted a 690 for $800 and while i was waiting for the Titan to come out i shot him an email for $700 just to see if he would bite.
Well he did but i was still a little scared about spending 700 bucks on CL. So i met him at Starbucks just to check it out and while we where talking he drops his NVIDIA Job ID on the table.....Sold..

So I imagine that this was a better deal then getting Titan yes? With all the hype around it i'm sure it will be weeks before i could get my hands on one....

Well if you think about it the only person you had access to that really knows how good Titan is just sold his 690 for a loss, so I think that Titan is gonna be the better deal and the Nvidia guy was just looking to unload the 690 before it's value dropped even more.


I don't really think that, I think you got a killer deal but I just wanted to make you sweat a little in case you were just bragging about your killer deal.
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Well if you think about it the only person you had access to that really knows how good Titan is just sold his 690 for a loss, so I think that Titan is gonna be the better deal and the Nvidia guy was just looking to unload the 690 before it's value dropped even more.


I don't really think that, I think you got a killer deal but I just wanted to make you sweat a little in case you were just bragging about your killer deal.
Killer deal, but unfortunately I agree. Im still jellin either way.
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$700 that's awesome thumb.gif good deal!!!! what about $600 now biggrin.gifbiggrin.gif
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This thread gave me killer deja vu. Do you have a room mate who might buy two GTX480s from you?

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Originally Posted by Elite GunnerX View Post

So long story short I was browsing craigslist when I saw someone had posted a 690 for $800 and while i was waiting for the Titan to come out i shot him an email for $700 just to see if he would bite.
Well he did but i was still a little scared about spending 700 bucks on CL. So i met him at Starbucks just to check it out and while we where talking he drops his NVIDIA Job ID on the table.....Sold..

So I imagine that this was a better deal then getting Titan yes? With all the hype around it i'm sure it will be weeks before i could get my hands on one....

So, did you ask him why he was selling it?wink.gif
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The deal is so so.
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This thread gave me killer deja vu. Do you have a room mate who might buy two GTX480s from you?

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You are quite the detective. you are correct biggrin.gif
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That's a great deal regardless of how good the upcoming titan will be. The 690 is very potent card and at that price its a great deal.
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This thread gave me killer deja vu. Do you have a room mate who might buy two GTX480s from you?

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hahahahah. I read that thread too and it didnt click for me. well done.
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