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On Egg, the Overclocked versions of the 8800GTS 512MB are 20 cheaper than the original...
Any idea why?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130337 EVGA Overclocked
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130325 EVGA Non-Overclocked
    
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Maybe its because there on special or something.
 
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Originally Posted by Anth0789 View Post
Maybe its because there on special or something.
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I think it's because it's out of stock.

When I bought my 7950GT it was $179.99 (6 months ago), and as soon as I placed my order it went out of stock, so I think I got one of the last ones they had. When it went out of stock the price shot up to $249.99.

I think it's a marketing tactic. When it's out of stock, up the price, and once you get more, lower it, and people will think its a special or it's on sale.
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post #5 of 6
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Actually, I remember that the GTS were like 249.99 before.
Like yesterday they were 249.99 with 30MIR.
    
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post #6 of 6
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Whoa, what's up with this?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130312
Is it me, or is that overpriced by 100?
    
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