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BFG or XFX 8800GT please delete

post #1 of 15
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I got a BFG 8800GT OC from Future Shop for 329+tax on the 28th of last month and now there a XFX 8800GT Alpha Dog for 239+tax, there also a eVGA 8800GT for $249+tax or should I just keep my BFG?
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post #2 of 15
If you try to sell your BFG you are not going to get $329 for it...you would probably only get $200 for it. In other words keep it because all three cards should technically be the same except if they are factory overclocked and you won't lose any money in the deal except for paying too much from the start.
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post #3 of 15
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I could return the BFG to Future Shop I called and I got 30 days to return it and get on a sale I would save money this way.
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post #4 of 15
You're going to get similar performance, the Alpha Dog is 625MHz too. Whether it's worth your time returning it is up to you
post #5 of 15
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I live accross the street from them so its not like I have to drive to go there.
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WD 500GB 16MB LG DVDRW DL Vista Ultimate 64 bit Samsung 216BW 21.6" 
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post #6 of 15
Well then I think you have your answer
post #7 of 15
Saving $100 and getting equal (if not better) performance sounds good to me.
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post #8 of 15
Actually the alpha dog version is 670/1950
post #9 of 15
Well heck, a hundred bucks, and better perfomance. Sounds like a no-brainer. Buy some games, and mail us each 5 bucks for helping you out
post #10 of 15
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I got the Alpha Dog edetion
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WD 500GB 16MB LG DVDRW DL Vista Ultimate 64 bit Samsung 216BW 21.6" 
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