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Old March 7, 2008, 11:35 AM
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Default 8800gt $168.88

Its the Galaxy card which seems to have a mixed bag of opinions/reviews... and its only 169 after gambling on a $40 MIR but if your in the market for a 8800 I think its a pretty good price.

Galaxy KFA2 GeForce 8800GT 600MHZ 512MB 1.8GHZ DDR3 PCI-E DVI-I HDCP HDTV Out Video Card - DirectCanada
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Old March 9, 2008, 10:59 PM
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There could be a problem with the rebate though:
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Only valid on purchases made at: NCIX.com Canada Computers
. I emailed them about it but haven't received a reply yet.
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Old March 10, 2008, 08:26 AM
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I have that card and I am very impressed so far. I run mine 24/7 with the core at 700, shaders at 1800 and the memory at 2000.
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Old March 10, 2008, 08:47 AM
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Never ever ever ever make a purchase based on a mail in rebate. There is a 50/50 chance you'll ever see it if you are lucky, and the odds are probably stacked against ever receiving it.
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Old March 10, 2008, 09:00 AM
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Never ever ever ever make a purchase based on a mail in rebate. There is a 50/50 chance you'll ever see it if you are lucky, and the odds are probably stacked against ever receiving it.
I never bother with them, my self. They are a scam more or less in my opinion.
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Old March 10, 2008, 09:07 PM
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Wow nice price
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Old March 11, 2008, 09:57 AM
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If you read the NCIX reviews on that card, you'll see a crapload of problems with the fan sounding like a leaf blower. I think they are considering it a total write-off and trying to get rid of it, since it seems like that everyone who bought the card is RMA'ing it
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If you read the NCIX reviews on that card, you'll see a crapload of problems with the fan sounding like a leaf blower. I think they are considering it a total write-off and trying to get rid of it, since it seems like that everyone who bought the card is RMA'ing it
That may depend on the particular one you receive or revision. In my antec P180, I cannot hear it at all over the other fans in my case.
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Old March 11, 2008, 01:39 PM
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If you read the NCIX reviews on that card, you'll see a crapload of problems with the fan sounding like a leaf blower. I think they are considering it a total write-off and trying to get rid of it, since it seems like that everyone who bought the card is RMA'ing it
I never RMA'd mine . Who really uses stock coolers anyways
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Old March 11, 2008, 01:41 PM
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Its pretty sweet that alot of GPU are cheaper in Canada than USA for the first time in my lifetime..
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