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Did I Make A Good Purchase?

Discussion in 'NVIDIA' started by Lazermonkey, Mar 10, 2013.

  1. Lazermonkey

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    Hello all,

    I am new here (well, new as in just registered, but read a lot of good info here for a long time)

    I was in the market for a new Graphics Card and found a MSI 560 Ti 448 OC version.

    Paid a total of $159.00 shipped.

    The previous owner purchased the card in November, so it has approx. 2 years 8 months left on the warranty.

    I read some reviews and considered a 570, but, I couldn't find a really good deal on one.


    It seems the 560 Ti 448 OC is pretty close to a 570 or surpasses it in some aspects.

    Just looking for some input from you guys and or gals :)

    Here is a photo. Looks like a nice card. Hope I did okay on this one?

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    Not bad. I’m not sure if the warranty is transferable though
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    slight overclock and it like 570!! good buy if everything is working fine!!
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    Once again...why don't people ask this *before* they actually make the purchase?
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    Thinking about a "purchase" after making the purchase is generally a bad idea... you will always end up feeling bad over it.
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    pretty close yes, surpasses it in some aspects no maybe just overclocked but all cards can do that.
    The deal its not so bad but there are a lot of better options out there, next time remember to ask first buy later.
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    Frick Fishfaced Nincompoop

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    Horribly buy. Horrible, HORRIBLE.
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  8. Lazermonkey

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    I guess I actually felt confident that I got a good deal? :ohwell:

    BTW this card is replacing a GTX 280 Super Clocked version.

    I could have picked up a GTX 470 for $120 but passed on it for the one I purchased.

    So now that the deal is done. What would some of you have recommended? :)
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    I recommend you install it and enjoy your new purchase ! :toast:
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  10. Lazermonkey

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    That, sir, is the plan :toast:
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    Kreij Senior Monkey Moderator Staff Member

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    In all my years I've found that a good deal is not necessarily what you paid, but how happy you are with the purchase.

    I got my pair of 6970s shortly after the 7000 series launched and I am very happy with them.
    Could I have done better? Probably, but they do everything I need them to do and then some.

    As for Frick saying it was a horrible purchase ... that's just Frick. He hates everything. lol

    Oh BTW .. welcome to TPU.
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    Well the price was alright I guess so thats great but it is a last gen graphics card. Anything current gen around the same price performs better with a lower power consumption also. Thats why you gotta read some reviews, see some charts on the price/performace ratio before you make a purchase.
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    I don't think you've been stitched up here, but next time you should definitely ask before you purchase - much less chance of buyer's remorse.

    Having said this, I bought a brand new EVGA GTX 590 Classified the other day without asking and know that I got a good deal. This is because it was only £360 and I checked out the benchmarks first from several sites, including TPU. Besides, I collect dual GPU cards when they become affordable, so I was gonna buy it regardless. ;)

    Regardless, the deal is done now, so enjoy your card and welcome to TPU. :toast:
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    The thing is this. I really couldn't find a newer generation Nvidia card with the same specs or better for $159.00

    Also. thank you for welcoming me to the forum :)
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    qubit Overclocked quantum bit

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    There you go, you researched it and it was a good deal after all. I'm glad and you're welcome. :)

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