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post #81 of 89
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It only took three days from LA to Montreal.
Wow shipping loved you, my stuff is always 7+days when its from the west coast. Mississauga is next day for me.

I'd have a hard time sending that back, its no slouch of a card.

Also if you do return it whats the hit you will take on it, once you figure shipping into the equation? I'd guess your losing roughly 200 to send it back.... possibly more
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Wow shipping loved you, my stuff is always 7+days when its from the west coast. Mississauga is next day for me.

I'd have a hard time sending that back, its no slouch of a card.

Also if you do return it whats the hit you will take on it, once you figure shipping into the equation? I'd guess your losing roughly 200 to send it back.... possibly more
Simply refused the package. Only lost 11$. Wasn't difficult to return it. Costed 1380$ with taxes and shipping.

On Amazon I can get the same for 1020$ with taxes and shipping.
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post #83 of 89
Ok i was just going off what you stated in Post 62
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They just arrived. It only took three days from LA to Montreal. Now I gotta find the strength not to open the box.
to me indicated you were in possession of the box. That's what i bassed my question off.


Not a bad savings between the 2 for sure.
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Ok i was just going off what you stated in Post 62
to me indicated you were in possession of the box. That's what i bassed my question off.


Not a bad savings between the 2 for sure.
Yeah it sounded like this, my bad. I actually got a call from Purolator this morning telling me the cards were being held in a Purolator office near where I live. I called them at around 5pm today and told them to return the package to the sender. Shipping it back won't cost anything.
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Ahh, the lovely Depot. (Sarcasm Thicker then molasses)

Much simpler then sorting an RMA lol
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So my brother's looking to upgrade. What's more advantageous:

CrossFireX Visiontek R9 290X 1168$(3 free games)
XFX R9 295X2 1038$(no free games)

Both prices contain taxes and shipping. What would be the better choice?
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post #87 of 89
So the vision tek is a 290x not a 295x2?

Would definetly go the 295x2 in that case as if you shop around you could probably get the 3 games close to the $130 difference in price
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C)Some better brand of R9 290 Crossfire(if he will not run into a bottleneck as you did)
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So the vision tek is a 290x not a 295x2?

Would definetly go the 295x2 in that case as if you shop around you could probably get the 3 games close to the $130 difference in price
I'd go with 295X2 as well, way less heat.
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