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post #41 of 50
It's simply business. You will find this with any market in the world. Control any amount of a short supply with a high demand and you can make a profit. Don't get mad, either pay the price or wait.
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I bought mine straight from EVGA, but are you suggesting not to buy from Amazon because Amazon isn't controlling supply properly? I don't see any reason not to buy 1080s sold by Amazon at MSRP.
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post #43 of 50
I bought two EVGA 1080 FE cards from Amazon. They were listed as sold by Amazon, and both came w/o issue.
post #44 of 50
People need to learn how to read. Sold and shipped by Amazon you are covered and not getting ripped off.
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People need to learn how to read. Sold and shipped by Amazon you are covered and not getting ripped off.

That depends on where Amazon buys their products. Sometimes, the scalpers are the only ones who have any stock and Amazon will buy from them. Amazon has been known to sell counterfeit products and software because Amazon bought them from a dodgy vendor. Amazon normally will not help you with a problem with a product that shows up after 30 days.
     
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Pretty sure you'll know before 30 days if there's an issue.
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That depends on where Amazon buys their products. Sometimes, the scalpers are the only ones who have any stock and Amazon will buy from them. Amazon has been known to sell counterfeit products and software because Amazon bought them from a dodgy vendor. Amazon normally will not help you with a problem with a product that shows up after 30 days.

I find that part hard to believe, would Amazon pay scalper prices to fill existing MSRP pre-orders? How could they legally say, "Screw the pre-orders, let's hit the in-stock new order jackpot"
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That depends on where Amazon buys their products. Sometimes, the scalpers are the only ones who have any stock and Amazon will buy from them. Amazon has been known to sell counterfeit products and software because Amazon bought them from a dodgy vendor. Amazon normally will not help you with a problem with a product that shows up after 30 days.

I find that part hard to believe, would Amazon pay scalper prices to fill existing MSRP pre-orders? How could they legally say, "Screw the pre-orders, let's hit the in-stock new order jackpot"

I never said they would jack prices on a preorder (although I did have a price increase while I was ordering).
     
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I never said they would jack prices on a preorder (although I did have a price increase while I was ordering).

I meant would Amazon buy a $500+ dollar scalper card to fill a MSRP pre-order and take a loss? I ordered mine at the advertised $449. Mine will be here next week.
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I never said they would jack prices on a preorder (although I did have a price increase while I was ordering).

I meant would Amazon buy a $500+ dollar scalper card to fill a MSRP pre-order and take a loss? I ordered mine at the advertised $449. Mine will be here next week.

I doubt it. If they do not receive enough stock from the manufacturer or manufacturer's authorized vendor to fill the preorders, they probably would either delay filling the orders or cancel them. Most likely, the took preorders only for stock they new was going to be delivered (unlike Newegg).
     
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