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Rma 9600gt for a 8800gt?

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I got my msi 9600gt about 2 weeks ago and I'm fairly happy with it, can play at 780mhz and it performs like 2.5x the fps of my old 860gts. But the thing is now the cheapest chaintech 8800gt is only ten bucks more at $175.

Should I return this one? How does the return policy work? Do I have to pay to ship this one there and the new one to me, and get 15% restocking fee taken off?
Then it wouldn't be worth it since I'd have to pay like an extra $46 in total.
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post #2 of 5
If your talking about newegg, they rarely charge the restocking fee. Yes you'll have to pay to ship both ways.
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I wouldn't bother, stick with the 9600. Better yet, get yourself a 590a SLI board and get another 9600.
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I doubt the improvement will be worth it

Keep the 9600GT
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Should have went with EVGA...
Anyway, I agree with the others its not worth your time.
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