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http://www.cometsupply.com/pm/ASUENG...RECTCUTOP_2DI/

i've never heard of this vendor i was just checking out google shopper and found this...

has anyone heard about this vendor? Trustworthy?

is the asus top a good brand? or is the msi better?

should i wait for someone to put a used one in the forums and buy for cheaper?

or after ces will these all drop in price?

or will there be a huge after christmas sale..?
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...I'm gonna keep an eye out on them in January, prices may fall once the GTX 560 is launched (and this should be soon).

When buying from unknown vendors you risk a bit because it's unknown how they handle RMA. Asus and MSI are quality brands, but check out reviews for the cards you're buying. Some may have some advantages vs the others.
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Yeah if you can hold out for a bit it will be worth it I think. Otherwise if you can keep your eye out for a used 470 valid warranty sub $200.
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In the online deals section i posted about newegg offering an Asus GTX 470 for 228 plus a 30 dollar MIR
    
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On Newegg I bought that card and I added 300MHz to the core by OCing it, it's a kick ass card.
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Tigerdirect still has a Galaxy GTX 460 768MB for $83-93 after discount and coupon. Check the online deals section.

For $93, it's almost a can't miss.
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I agree waiting another 3/4 weeks for 560 is a good idea as prices for 460 will drop
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then i'm going to wait for a price drop, i have a 250 and i can pretty much play any game on medium- high settings.

i guess it'll give me time to find a buyer for my 250.

as much as i want this card i would be pissed if i drop 180 then it become 140 just a couple weeks later
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