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post #1 of 10
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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814161171
Hmmm...
Why is it so inexpensive? All the other non-refurb x1800 XT's are like $500. What's wrong here???
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The one you are looking at is the 256mb version. The other versions, at least on newegg, seem to all be 512mb. This might possibly be the reason?
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yeah this is the only 256mb on new egg but the 512 is not worth 100-150 $ upgrade
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Another possibility may be the fact that is not an ATI brand card. This won't affect the price very much, so yes, I would probably agree with the others that it's because this is a 256mb version of the card. I always like to have my ATI brand though...
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seems to be because its a generic lookin brand and because its the 256mb version...
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post #6 of 10
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Originally Posted by uTunes
yeah this is the only 256mb on new egg but the 512 is not worth 100-150 $ upgrade
I plan on getting a refurb x1800 XT anyway, which is about the same price, if not less.
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post #7 of 10
Quote:
Originally Posted by pbasil1
seems to be because its a generic lookin brand and because its the 256mb version...
Generic? ***? It's HIS...they make great video cards, just like Sapphire does or Powercolor.
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post #8 of 10
same with this x1900xtx, same price and lower than some x1800's.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814102671
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pbasil1
seems to be because its a generic lookin brand and because its the 256mb version...
Actually HIS is the best ATI after market videocard. i guess they are just making way for the x1900 could be over stock or sumting.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by shortfuse
Actually HIS is the best ATI after market videocard. i guess they are just making way for the x1900 could be over stock or sumting.
I couldnt agree more with you HIS Rules...
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