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Old March 17, 2011, 11:46 PM
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Default Aussie prices on GPU's make me laugh

Cannot believe the price the 6990 is being offered at right now

My local computer store (which is my fav store here in Perth Australia) has it going for $949

I mean, i thought my GTX580 was expensive but this is just silly

I'll stop complaining now but yeah i thought it was funny, you guys have much better prices for hardware

Might have to grab a bit more of my gear online

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Old March 18, 2011, 12:10 AM
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lol, that's crazy. I think at ncix it's around 750 right now.

it's kind of like my ferret food. I have 2 ferrets and I buy their food over the border(US), because it cost 1/3 of what I'd pay here in vancouver.
roughly 30 bucks for 4lbs of food vs 10 bucks down in the states lol.
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Old March 18, 2011, 12:21 AM
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I know a few Aussies and yeah you guys get raped over there on hardware, also games are outrageous compared to elsewhere.
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Old March 18, 2011, 06:26 AM
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Yeah, my brother is living in Melbourne right now. The meat is inexpensive but anything that can be deemed "entertainment" like games, electronics and even internet access is stupid expensive.
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Old March 18, 2011, 08:47 AM
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That's brutal! And I used to think we had it bad here in Canada.

It's just as bad in the UK too, no?
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