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Old July 9, 2008, 11:25 AM
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Default BFG Gtx 280 OC $428.70 after MIR at DC

Dropped almost another 100 bucks since last post a week ago and I think they were close to $700 3 weeks ago.

Bfg Geforce Gtx 280 Oc 615MHZ 1024MB 2.214GHZ GDDR3 PCI-E Dual DVI-I Hdcp Hdtv Out Video Card - DirectCanada
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Old July 9, 2008, 11:34 AM
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wow they really are dropping the crap outta these cards man i wish Amd cpus could make intel scared like nvidia is over their gpus... Crosses my fingers.
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Old July 9, 2008, 11:44 AM
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Yes Its good news for buyers. Unless you were one of the guys who bought 3 weeks ago... How'd you feel if you bought one at release and its worth 300 less 3 weeks later.
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Old July 9, 2008, 12:50 PM
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This is why I painfully waited an extra month to make sure I wasn't buying a GPU till the red camp released their weapon of choice.
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Old July 9, 2008, 01:00 PM
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Thats a better price but what a nightmare for anyone who ordered one of these card a few weeks ago I was pissed at just missing a $20mail in rebate by a day.
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Old July 9, 2008, 02:14 PM
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That price of $428 won't last long. It is a special promo to get them moving. I'd expect that to be back up over $500 once the dust clears. Still a great price if you have the $$$ and need a card now.
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Old July 9, 2008, 03:50 PM
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Well if that card stays at that price then WOW.

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Old July 9, 2008, 03:52 PM
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Very impressive price, almost tempting, however IMO it isn't needed with games (except Crysis) yet.
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Old July 9, 2008, 09:12 PM
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Couldn't resist.

$444 w/ free shipping less $20 a few months laster = n7 pulls the trigger.

Should get the card sometime next week i imagine.


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Old July 10, 2008, 04:22 AM
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Sweet. And now that BFG has their 100-day tradeup program going... So what's BFG's policy on aftermarket heatsinks/waterblocks?
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