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Keep the Guiter, as many others have said, the cards will be paperweights in 5 years time, that guitar will still be going smile.gif
 
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Keep it.
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When I told him I didn't want to trade he's now offering all 3 of the xfx r9 290's. Now I AM considering it
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When I told him I didn't want to trade he's now offering all 3 of the xfx r9 290's. Now I AM considering it

nope that guitar is worth more then 3 crappy xfx gpu's.
the gup's will be worthless in 2 years that guitar wont be.
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When I told him I didn't want to trade he's now offering all 3 of the xfx r9 290's. Now I AM considering it

nope that guitar is worth more then 3 crappy xfx gpu's.
the gup's will be worthless in 2 years that guitar wont be.

This. He couldn't PAY ME to take an XFX card.

Keep in mind, those 290's will be near worthless in a year's time. That guitar will still be worth money.
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post #16 of 22
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I've never owned xfx cards so I don't know much about them. I was mainly interested because they are reference models and I plan on water cooling them. What is so bad about xfx? Poor build quality or what?
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I've never owned xfx cards so I don't know much about them. I was mainly interested because they are reference models and I plan on water cooling them. What is so bad about xfx? Poor build quality or what?

poor cooling and build quality in general
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Ok. Well I guess I will pass again. The thought of three r9 290's in my rig is certainly tempting though.
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Ok. Well I guess I will pass again. The thought of three r9 290's in my rig is certainly tempting though.

just keep that guitar looking good and you wont be saying that in 5 years time.
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Yea, the guitar is still in great shape. I've owned it since 2000 and it spends most of its time in a hard felt lined case under my bed. Main reason I considered trading it is because I just don't play it anymore. When I do pick up a guitar it's always my cheap Washburn acoustic.
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