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I remember buying my CF 5770's for $60 each. Beat that
post #12 of 26
It is interesting that you pointed out the 8800 ULTRA cards, they were also available in triple SLI at some point.
Today they're not quite as useful. Reminds me why I'm buying lower end GPU's and upgrade every year or so and am happy with the results
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Where? That's a steal.
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good article.

yeah, the price on the 5770's is hard to deny
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I remember buying my CF 5770's for $60 each. Beat that
$60 each, wow! Price error I presume.
    
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$60 each, wow! Price error I presume.
Indeed. CompUSA listed the 5450 as $60 but labeled it 5770. They knew it and wouldn't sell at that price. I took it to Bestbuy for pricematch and they did it. They retailed ~$180 at the time. Sold them a month or two later for $260 and bought my gtx 480 off of craigslist for $350
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I doubt it will drop much lower. However, most of them should be at $100 without rebates by then.
Yah there really isn't any competition for the 5770 right now to drop the price. But here is hoping it will *crosses fingers*
    
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Indeed. CompUSA listed the 5450 as $60 but labeled it 5770. They knew it and wouldn't sell at that price. I took it to Bestbuy for pricematch and they did it. They retailed ~$180 at the time. Sold them a month or two later for $260 and bought my gtx 480 off of craigslist for $350
Surprised they still gave you the discount considering the price difference. Guess they didn't think it was a price error? lol.
    
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Surprised they still gave you the discount considering the price difference. Guess they didn't think it was a price error? lol.
It took me a couple of bestbuys. The manager didn't even check anything
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Maybe they'll have a price mistake on an intel 2600k processor. I'm in the market for one
    
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