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i just remembered i have a 50 dollar gift card from best buy, and iv been meaning to upgrade my gpu for a while. i was looking at this asus 560 ti on the egg but best buy doesn't have it yet. should i jump on some thing else or wait till bb carrys the 560's

all suggestions welcome
and i got no real brand/manufacturer preference but i do fold on occasion.
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post #2 of 28
Well I would think with Best Buy prices, even if you have a $50 gift card, you could probably save more money than that on Newegg.
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Use the gift card to buy a game.
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Quote:
GPU from best buy or...
ANY OTHER ALTERNATIVE would be preferred.
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post #5 of 28
I'd get the GPU from the Egg and use the BB card for something that is 50-bucks or thereabouts, maybe some movies, a peripheral of some type, or something for your phone (if applicable).

I would not give BB any more money than I had to (not a comment on the individuals that work there, rather the business entity itself).

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post #7 of 28
I had to talk a guy out of buying a GTX 465 at a BB once. When I told him about the prices on Newegg, his eyes practically bugged out of his head.

Best Buy is not really a place I think of to get computer parts.
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post #8 of 28
Yeah it would be a waste of your gift card and you'd still wind up spending more. Buy a game, or maybe a dvd drive or something.
post #9 of 28
Quote:
Originally Posted by AuraNova View Post
Best Buy is not really a place I think of to get computer parts.
I was always under the assumption it was the best place to witness noob/exploiting-noob actions..
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post #10 of 28
Dont get BB. I think they Overprice their cards.
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