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This is just useless....it might make things aesthetically pleasing...but you have NOOOO idea if they are simply adding the price of this to the shipping costs, there fore this isnt a giveaway, but more like them giving the impression they are giving you a freebie,"you only have to pay shipping and handling charges" btw
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I like this... I would get it if I had a 10 series GPU since I like to show off my internal components, and not having wires everywhere.

If you don't like it, then don't get it.

Too many complainers...
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post #13 of 33
Sent my request, let's see what my shipping cost is (USA).
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Power Link is Free, shipping is not, still, the offer stands.
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This is just useless....it might make things aesthetically pleasing...but you have NOOOO idea if they are simply adding the price of this to the shipping costs, there fore this isnt a giveaway, but more like them giving the impression they are giving you a freebie,"you only have to pay shipping and handling charges" btw

jacob said the dongle costs 29.99$. So it will be pretty easy to judge the shipping.
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Power Link is Free, shipping is not, still, the offer stands.
jacob said the dongle costs 29.99$. So it will be pretty easy to judge the shipping.

A piece of plastic costing 30.00??!!....maybe that is what they SELL it for...my guess is it costs them 4 dollars tops to make...the mark up on products like this are ridiculious...especially if this is produced in china....I know jacob is merely doing his job by representing his company the best he can, but i have seen insane markups on items as compared to manufactoring costs.... this is a niche product with no competition hence why i truly doubt this is a 30 dollar part...
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Only one question.

 

 

...why?

   
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post #17 of 33
you people are ruthless with your opinions. if you don't like the thing don't get it. simple.

and don't complain about shipping when you don't even know how much it is yet.

they can charge anything they want and normally the majority of people will buy it if they need it. it's a specialty item. most specialty items aren't cheap. it's how it goes in this market. i'm blown away you guys are shocked at the price.
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A piece of plastic costing 30.00??!!....maybe that is what they SELL it for...my guess is it costs them 4 dollars tops to make...the mark up on products like this are ridiculious...especially if this is produced in china....I know jacob is merely doing his job by representing his company the best he can, but i have seen insane markups on items as compared to manufactoring costs.... this is a niche product with no competition hence why i truly doubt this is a 30 dollar part...

you ve got some capacitors there, its also very universal across the connections whether its six or eight pin so its not like they didnt put any thought into it. I was about to buy one myself so even if the shipping is close to the price, I will prolly get it for my FTW. some more info about it here: http://www.evga.com/articles/01051/evga-powerlink/

and the mark up is fair imo, and it's really histerical how people judge mark up. evga aint a non profit company. this thing solves a particular problem in some particular builds and people have a need for it.
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you ve got some capacitors there, its also very universal across the connections whether its six or eight pin so its not like they didnt put any thought into it. I was about to buy one myself so even if the shipping is close to the price, I will prolly get it for my FTW. some more info about it here: http://www.evga.com/articles/01051/evga-powerlink/

and the mark up is fair imo, and it's really histerical how people judge mark up. evga aint a non profit company. this thing solves a particular problem in some particular builds and people have a need for it.

It's definitely a high price for what it does. However, being a unique item does allow for a larger price increase. I think I have seen a shroud that covers the cables, but never seen an item that plugs in.

If I hadn't have put so much thought and work into my custom cables, I might consider it.
 
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you ve got some capacitors there, its also very universal across the connections whether its six or eight pin so its not like they didnt put any thought into it. I was about to buy one myself so even if the shipping is close to the price, I will prolly get it for my FTW. some more info about it here: http://www.evga.com/articles/01051/evga-powerlink/

and the mark up is fair imo, and it's really histerical how people judge mark up. evga aint a non profit company. this thing solves a particular problem in some particular builds and people have a need for it.

mark up is fair??....omg....that is rich....when the petroleum companies take a merely 8-10 percent markup on their products(which is pretty low over all) people are still whining on how much gasoline costs....someone makes a 5 dollar part....marks it up to 30 dollars, you get "that is a fair mark up"....i am blown away at the double standard here

http://smallbusiness.chron.com/normal-markup-percentage-80750.html
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