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Ok I've said this in other threads, but I AM AN IMPATIENT PERSON, I do NOT order items online, and I cannot seem to find an 8800 GTX ANYWHERE locally, but I did call a local computer store and they did have an EVGA 8800GTS in stock, I was really wanting a GTX, but I don't want to wait the whole week for one to ship (also I need to return my current 7950 GT card to Best Buy because my 30 days for return runs out soon) SO will I notice the different to the point where I should wait? and be honest because my wife really wants me to get the cheaper one!!!!
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post #2 of 21
Just get the standard guaranteed 3 day from newegg. Then you can get a GTX.
    
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Or you can look at PC shops around your town and see who can get it to you the quickest...
    
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Man. Calm down. What you mean a week. If you order from newegg it gets to you in 2-3 days. Especially for you since they have a warehouse in Cali.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...k=&srchInDesc=
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Man. Calm down. What you mean a week. If you order from newegg it gets to you in 2-3 days. Especially for you since they have a warehouse in Cali.

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...k=&srchInDesc=

Yeah, but I work a job where I am home for a day or 2 then gone for 2-3 days, so I like to spend the time that I am home with my family, and installing computer parts, not freaking out whether or not my computer parts are going to show up, on top of that we live in apartments with small mail boxes, and my wife would not enjoy waiting at home to support my expensive computer habit HAH
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I know what your saying I don't like leaving money on my front pourch either.

Don't you have another place to have it sent?
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post #7 of 21
You're in California. Go to a Fry's; they have em but they're a bit more expensive than newegg. Other more specialized computer shops aimed at hobbyists/enthusiasts should carry them too.
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i would say you are so impatient that you deserve to pay retail price for a lower quality video card then what you could get from newegg for less. Maybe as you think about your choice you will learn a life lesson that being patient can pay off.
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i would say you are so impatient that you deserve to pay retail price for a lower quality video card then what you could get from newegg for less. Maybe as you think about your choice you will learn a life lesson that being patient can pay off.
As someone who has worked for everything he has, I am very patient when it comes to other things, but when it comes to money and getting things, I am NOT a patient person, I am almost like those freaks who pay 2 g's on ebay just so they dont have to wait 2 months to get a PS3, except I hate consoles, and I am not *that* extreme when it comes to computers.
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post #10 of 21
The GTS isnt a bad card at all and will play all DX9 games flawlessly aswel as doing just fine in all upcoming DX10 games...The GTX is nice but withthe GTS you will be completely Fine.

Hope this Answeres your Question as everyone else just seems to have a go at you about not buying online.
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