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Old May 10, 2009, 11:27 PM
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Old May 11, 2009, 06:48 PM
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Cheapest 4890 indeed! Is that cheesy graphic of that fugly anime girl a sticker that you can peel off? If so, it has my $245 XD
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Old May 11, 2009, 06:58 PM
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Cheapest 4890 indeed! Is that cheesy graphic of that fugly anime girl a sticker that you can peel off? If so, it has my $245 XD
I know! Honestly sometimes the makers make such ugly designs on their stickers that I want to just peel them off, but then I'm scared it'll kill the resale value.
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Old May 11, 2009, 07:32 PM
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Why? Anyone who has even REMOTELY average taste would pay EXTRA to get those fugly designs off. I know I would! XD I've bought multiple cards guilty of this and frankly I'm sick of it!
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Old May 11, 2009, 08:03 PM
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Why? Anyone who has even REMOTELY average taste would pay EXTRA to get those fugly designs off. I know I would! XD I've bought multiple cards guilty of this and frankly I'm sick of it!
Haha I agree, but it's a weird world out there! Some people like their cards in "mint condition", even if it means keeping the ugly stickers on there.
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Old May 12, 2009, 03:42 PM
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If I had the choice between a stock card that had an ugly sticker or a $20 extra for an overclocked card without the ugly stick I would choose the overclocked one. Although I don't get to see the stickers that often because the GPU's face down.

To answer the question. Yes the sticker can be removed.
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I really dont know who gets to design these ugly stickers.... its gotta be some execs 14 year old kid or something... Makes alot more sense to make backplates like EVGA did for a while so atleast the sticker actually does something.
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Old May 12, 2009, 11:41 PM
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At least it isn't that Sapphire one with the white goggles, yech! I don't mind Ruby at at all. The old ATi gargoyles were cool.
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+1, I loved those stickers/boxes... although ruby is cute, im not really the kind of guy to associate cute with a peice of hardware inside my computer :p Not to sure about EVGAs new stickers either, pretty lame, and I dont understand the color change from green/black to red/black... ATI colors if you ask me.
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