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post #1 of 11
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I was wondering if paying about $550 bucks for an eVGA 8800GTX Superclocked is a good idea. It retails at $585 at Newegg, and probably $600 at Fry's ( I effing hate Fry's though), or I can get it on eBay and bid $550 on a new, unopened card.

Is this an acceptable price? Would you guys pay $550 for this video card? This little bit on insight will give me an idea on what a good max bid should be for this item.
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post #2 of 11
I would pay $550 but maybe not from ebay. How
much is shipping?
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i would pay about 60 bucks more and get the 8800ultra for 610 oh and it has a 30 dollar rebate!

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130090
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post #4 of 11
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Well the Ultra is a little pointless in my opinion. I only play games at 1680x1050, so I don't think I will see a real difference between the two. Besides, I can still overclock my factory-OCed card and have it run on par with that ultra. Not only that, I have heard that the Ultras get way too hot.

I'm thinking of saving the difference in money between those two and going for a new motherboard, one of those fancy new Bearlake mobos that support both DDR2 and DDR3. I will have some more money to add onto that savings, so we'll see.
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post #5 of 11
Good price i would get it for that price!!
 
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post #6 of 11
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Quote:
Originally Posted by killerhz View Post
I would pay $550 but maybe not from ebay. How
much is shipping?
Well shipping can be pricey, but you can always negotiate shipping costs or go for Parcel Post instead of 3-day Priority (but still get the Delivery Confirmation, which is like 75 cents).
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post #7 of 11
I would get an eVGA e-GeForce 8800GTX for $486. And overclock it to 600MHz Core and 2000MHz Memory.
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post #8 of 11
I second ninja boys move, I personally use that card, although on water, and have gotten some great clocks out of it and am going to up the vmem with a pencil mod @ some point... 665/2400 24/7 stable! and shader is @ 1600
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post #9 of 11
Those are really good clocks. Seems the GTX is the way to go right now.
    
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post #10 of 11
i got my gtx to 633/2040 easy.
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