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2 years ago#21
Nicodimus posted...
Yeah I guess you could go with craigslist as long as you met in public, but it's kind of a pain. I'd rather just buy the card I want. I've never understood how people are swayed to buy a certain card because of the games it comes with.


lol at meeting someone on craigslist to trade a card with a code. Yea or just use Ebay and sell the codes for $30-$40 each, or trade it for something you do want

Or just be a derp and don't see how $90-$120 back off your purchase is worthwhile.
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2 years ago#22
TimePharaoh posted...
Nicodimus posted...
Yeah I guess you could go with craigslist as long as you met in public, but it's kind of a pain. I'd rather just buy the card I want. I've never understood how people are swayed to buy a certain card because of the games it comes with.


lol at meeting someone on craigslist to trade a card with a code. Yea or just use Ebay and sell the codes for $30-$40 each, or trade it for something you do want

Or just be a derp and don't see how $90-$120 back off your purchase is worthwhile.


It doesn't matter if I get a little money back if I bought a card that wasn't my first choice. Sorry, but I want _exactly_ the hardware I want.
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2 years ago#23
Nicodimus posted...
TimePharaoh posted...
Nicodimus posted...
Yeah I guess you could go with craigslist as long as you met in public, but it's kind of a pain. I'd rather just buy the card I want. I've never understood how people are swayed to buy a certain card because of the games it comes with.


lol at meeting someone on craigslist to trade a card with a code. Yea or just use Ebay and sell the codes for $30-$40 each, or trade it for something you do want

Or just be a derp and don't see how $90-$120 back off your purchase is worthwhile.


It doesn't matter if I get a little money back if I bought a card that wasn't my first choice. Sorry, but I want _exactly_ the hardware I want.


So you purposely want inferior hardware? I mean, looking at your sig you don't have top tier hardware, so apparently your first choice was to get lesser quality parts.
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2 years ago#24
Nicodimus posted...
I'd rather just buy the card I want. I've never understood how people are swayed to buy a certain card because of the games it comes with.


Except he is buying the GTX 770, which if he waited till the 28, he could get the card and 3 free games.
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2 years ago#25
TimePharaoh posted...
Nicodimus posted...
TimePharaoh posted...
Nicodimus posted...
Yeah I guess you could go with craigslist as long as you met in public, but it's kind of a pain. I'd rather just buy the card I want. I've never understood how people are swayed to buy a certain card because of the games it comes with.


lol at meeting someone on craigslist to trade a card with a code. Yea or just use Ebay and sell the codes for $30-$40 each, or trade it for something you do want

Or just be a derp and don't see how $90-$120 back off your purchase is worthwhile.


It doesn't matter if I get a little money back if I bought a card that wasn't my first choice. Sorry, but I want _exactly_ the hardware I want.


So you purposely want inferior hardware? I mean, looking at your sig you don't have top tier hardware, so apparently your first choice was to get lesser quality parts.


Well, I'm on worker's compensation with a ruined spine and 24/7 chronic pain, so it's pretty much the best hardware I can get on my limited income. And my point stands...if I want a specific part, it doesn't matter what fluff they bundle with it or not, or with alternative parts or not. I want that part.
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2 years ago#26
DerPancake posted...
Nicodimus posted...
I'd rather just buy the card I want. I've never understood how people are swayed to buy a certain card because of the games it comes with.


Except he is buying the GTX 770, which if he waited till the 28, he could get the card and 3 free games.


That's fine, I was just speaking generally.
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