GPU Brands

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Re: GPU Brands

Post by gonca » Wed May 10, 2017 4:59 pm

Sorry to revive an old post
Couldn't get the ASUS card, still on back order everywhere in Canada, so I got this one
EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC2 Gaming 1556/1670 MHz 11GB GDDR5X Icx
Reviews look decent
Should get it next week sometime, I hope

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Re: GPU Brands

Post by admin » Wed May 10, 2017 6:24 pm

Looks fine. Did you pay MSRP? There's a lot of scalping going on.

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Re: GPU Brands

Post by gonca » Wed May 10, 2017 6:40 pm

I checked all the Canadian sites I deal with.
Prices were all consistent across all of them (+- a couple of dollars)
I finally had to give up on the ASUS card because it is still on back order in Canada and nobody knows when it will be available.
Wonder if ASUS is trying to drive up demand for their cards so they can charge premium

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Re: GPU Brands

Post by admin » Wed May 10, 2017 6:53 pm

gonca wrote: Wonder if ASUS is trying to drive up demand for their cards so they can charge premium
Sounds like tin-foil-hat stuff. :roll:

Did you try that site I linked that alerts you when buying windows open?

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Re: GPU Brands

Post by gonca » Wed May 10, 2017 7:15 pm

No, but that site is for the States, is it not?
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Re: GPU Brands

Post by admin » Wed May 10, 2017 7:18 pm

gonca wrote:No, but that site is for the States, is it not?

Don't remember. You can't buy from US vendors? What, is there some massive tariff, or you are trying to Make Canada Great Again? :lol:

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Re: GPU Brands

Post by gonca » Wed May 10, 2017 7:23 pm

is there some massive tariff
Actually, yes. Between the sales taxes and import duties it can really add up
you are trying to Make Canada Great Again?
There aren't enough video cards out there for that

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Re: GPU Brands

Post by admin » Wed May 10, 2017 7:27 pm

Have it shipped to a US friend and then stop by on your annual DisneyLand trip. We have Legoland here in Schaumburg if it appeals to you. :D

Just kidding.

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Re: GPU Brands

Post by gonca » Wed May 10, 2017 7:52 pm

I'll have to keep that in mind for the next time :)
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Re: GPU Brands

Post by admin » Wed May 10, 2017 8:06 pm

I do like it, but why isn't the img tag working??? :scratch:

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