Why pay 800$ for a 1060?

Discussion in 'Videocards - NVIDIA GeForce' started by antiseptic, Sep 12, 2018.

  1. antiseptic

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    Most likely a form of money laundering.
     
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    It is just a crooked seller hoping that he can find a sucker. If you notice the same card is available from another seller for $389.
     
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    I'm going to go with ... yeah ... I'm all out for tonight' $800 took the cake'
     
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    Yeah, there are some right Muppets on Amazon, doubt they sell much at those ridiculous prices.
     
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    Show me the Muppets... I would let my 1060 go for $799! Muppets only! :D
     
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    I always avoid 3rd party resellers. This one is Sold and Shipped by: IT Parts Express I think they bet on suckers buying it OR they didnt update the price from many months ago during the crypto miner price hike.
     
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    Or just like someone said, good ol' money laundering.
     

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    Dude that doesn't make sense. Washing machines can be had for much less. WTF are you going to launder with a graphics card?
     
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    Or you can buy a used GTX970 on ebay for cheap around $85~$100US Dollars mod the heck out of it and overclock it balls to the walls = Boom GTX1060 performance for much less money ;)
     
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    Sell pieces of overpriced HW to yourself in a lot of small (<1000$) operations

    -Hey, where did you get all that money?
    -I sell hardware, things are going well, suckers are paying x3 the price for some reason.

    -->profit
     
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    I think quantum hacker was being sarcastic.
     
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    https://www.ebay.com/itm/GTX970-DDR...520931?hash=item2146c95723:g:ApUAAOSwqmdbmHxX

    Is that 50$ better than a GT 710? All I want is to play ultra-low/no AA or AF at 4K. And the GT710 doesn't do that, not even HD.
     

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