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Yeah made me wonder if they will be bringing the boost edition to the US. I don't want to drop a grand on the PE model or some other cards only to find out in 2-4 weeks the boost edition is being brought to the US. Really wish there was a way to get info on this kind of thing. I want to give you my money MSI, help me out.

Why not PM MSIalex? He is the MSI reps here at OCN.
Edited by sherlock - 3/12/13 at 3:48pm
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Didn't they stop making that model because of the new one, BE (boost edition)?
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Why not PM MSIalex? He is the MSI reps here at OCN.

I sent him a PM yesterday. I hope he answers, but I have no idea how many PM's he gets or if he answers them.
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Didn't they stop making that model because of the new one, BE (boost edition)?

Boost Edition only came out in some territories. Not the US, as of yet at least.
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post #14 of 30
You can't get neither the 7970 Lightning nor the 7970 Lightning Boost Edition here in the Netherlands. Not sure why though. The normal edition became unavailable after the boost edition was introduced. I saw it in shops for a few months, then it was gone.
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If they were just outright replacing the Lightning with the boost edition in all territories I would be happy to wait, I just hate the feeling of being in limbo.
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Yeah, I'm in the same boat. I started looking for a lightning a few weeks ago and no one has them! I wonder if there's an extreme edition on the way.
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I sent him a PM yesterday. I hope he answers, but I have no idea how many PM's he gets or if he answers them.

I sent him a PM once, he answered within 2 days.
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I believe MSI is refreshing their entire 79xx series with boost cards. The only retailer that has any MSI 7950's left is tigerdirect.
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I believe MSI is refreshing their entire 79xx series with boost cards. The only retailer that has any MSI 7950's left is tigerdirect.

Are they going to use that new red/black color scheme? mad.gif
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That's interesting. I guess I will just wait and hope it happens soon.
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