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still not sure why you didn't just pay the 12-15 bucks shipping to msi and just rma it

http://www.overclock.net/t/1375874/bought-a-used-7970-and-got-ripped-off-on-ebay-from-a-seller-with-0-feedback-pls-help/100#post_19619420
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Hope it all goes well for you
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I thought asder00 was trying to help. headscratch.gif

Nice avatar but people will confuse you with asder00.


On topic, I hope everything will go fine for you. Keep us up-to-date thumb.gif
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post #144 of 184
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I thought asder00 was trying to help. headscratch.gif

Nice avatar but people will confuse you with asder00.


On topic, I hope everything will go fine for you. Keep us up-to-date thumb.gif

Hmm, didn't realize another user had this as an avatar. I just got done watching the movie it's from a few days ago. I guess I'll look around for another one. Shame I really liked this one.
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Can someone tell me if the VisionTek's 7970 voltage is unlocked or not?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814129204&Tpk=7970%20visiontek&IsVirtualParent=1
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Suggestion OP, why not go for two of these 7870 XT (once in stock) for 234$ each and sell off the games from the 2nd card.....
Would be cheaper than a single 7970 and more powerful......
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Glad to hear the seller will refund you plus $20 for shipping. Once you get your money, leave some positive feedback

^^this tbh.The seller is not a rip off man,after all,its just one of those crap things.
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Suggestion OP, why not go for two of these 7870 XT (once in stock) for 234$ each and sell off the games from the 2nd card.....
Would be cheaper than a single 7970 and more powerful......
Once OC'd about 10% of course. Par for the course
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post #149 of 184
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Suggestion OP, why not go for two of these 7870 XT (once in stock) for 234$ each and sell off the games from the 2nd card.....
Would be cheaper than a single 7970 and more powerful......

Considering I plan on going crossfire with another 7970 in a few months. No thanks Jeff.

Back to what I came in here to post....

My Jimmies are severely rustled with some sellers on eBay... Just who do they think they are trying to fool?

Listing cards for over $400-450 new and then decline offers for what they are actually worth saying stuff like:


"I am selling this BRAND NEW UNOPENED VisionTek Radeon HD7970 video card for PC.
turns out I don't need it...so its up for sale.

Its got a reserve, the reserve is more than fair and is 80.00 lower than what I paid for it....you will NOT find this card for a better price ANYWHERE. I know this because I looked before I put it up...

here is the best deal on it currently online:
Nothing But Software - 464.00 Free Shipping

Here is the card at companies I am sure we all shop at a lot:
New Egg - 429.00 +42.00 shipping

Overstock - 471.00 + 1.00 shipping

Its clean, its unopened and its yours if you make the reserve."



I corrected this guy after he told me the reserve on his card was $400 plus shipping I was like dafucc?

With "It's 414.99 + $5.92 shipped on newegg right now."
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814129204&Tpk=7970%20visiontek&IsVirtualParent=1

He hasn't responded.... next seller...

Hes got a card in auction for 6 days with a bid for $200 I ask him how much does he want for it buy it now....
He responds and adds a buy it now price of $450......

And this point my jimmies are rustled.....

Next seller has an offer option...
I make a modest offer he counter offers with $400 plus shipping and adds a note that says:
"This is a brand new card that sells for 450-500 on here"

At this point my I'm in maximum over-rustle.

I reply explaining how they sell for way less than that and he is wrong more $350 average for new auctions/buy it nows

And I game him this link as my source. (ignore the first 3 results)
http://www.ebay.com/csc/Graphics-Video-Cards-/27386/i.html?LH_BIN=1&LH_ItemCondition=1000&_sop=15&LH_Sold=1&_from=R40&LH_Complete=1&_nkw=7970

So yeah at this point I'm having a hard time finding a good deal on a 7970.

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Are you unable to buy from stores such as newegg, amazon, or tigerdirect?
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