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XFX Million Dollar Card Viral Marketing

Discussion in 'AMD / ATI' started by Aleksander, Apr 27, 2010.

  1. Aleksander

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    Hello guys!
    I was looking through the internet a week ago a card which is going to be sold for OMG BUCKS!!!
    Anyway it is the 5970 version, secret weapon one. But to sey the truth, even 1000$ is a bit overpriced. Look yourself the bids in ebay:
    http://cgi.ebay.com/XFX-HD-5970-Bla...&ps=63&clkid=8940248777987759551#ht_916wt_958
    Even asus had the mars one in limited edition, but they didnt sell that much!

    Edit: this is a stupid xfx marketing campaign, don't fall for it
     
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  2. Mussels

    Mussels Moderprator Staff Member

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    isnt that the stolen one?


    lol it is! #68!
     
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    or the one XFX said was stolen for the lulz then slapped it on ebay themsleves
     
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    It's listed at 11,000 USD now, but was over 500,000 the other day when I saw it. Must have had some fake bids.
     
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    it's a stupid marketing campaign, added a note to your first post
     
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    damn XFX even going to honour the warrenty.
     
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    Were there people who thought it was real? Really?
     
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    because its XFX selling it is my theory
     
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    XFX ad campaign = WIN

    Better than some other junk I've seen lately.
     
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    the original sellers item was taken offline, theres a comment about how he's re-selling it on his friends account.
     
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    I rather buy an alienware lmao.
     
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    Though i wonder whose gonna pay 10,400 bucks to get it.
     
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    Let's hope that it's XFX that ends up buying it. If any individual does, they are simply a moron. I gotta give XFX credit though, they are trying to be creative. Maybe it's corny, but at least they are trying.
     
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    No, that's the same listing I saw. Bids must have been retracted.
     
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    Most probably. For that price you can get a fully loaded Alienware. Probably XFX is transferring their money from one bank account to another lol.
     
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    I saw in a site that it is going to sell it for 1000$ each. I am sure that thing of a trade is fake. The persons who bid have names like: t***k, p***s etc. Better buying an alienware SERVER :p
     
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    That's how Ebay always displays other bidders' user names.
     
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    wouldnt be that surprised a 2gb 4870x2 when it came out was about 700$


    haha
     
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    Just signed by XFX girls? If they let you keep one of those chicks i'll bid 20,000 lmao!!! :roll:
     
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    This protects the bidder's identity.

    The retail card will sell for about $1000 when released. However, this special edition card with signatures, etc. becomes a little bit of a collector's item, especially since it was used in the marketing campaign. I'm sure there will be bragging rights to getting this card before the retail cards are released, for whatever that's worth.
     
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    geez I would have better ways of spending ten grand, my wife got on my back about spending $40.00 for a w/c pump I bought off ebay the other day lol
     
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    ug again? seriously? Can we stop talking about this lame marketing scheme now?
    This is only like the dozenth thread I've seen about it..
     
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    +1
     

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