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Someone trying to rip off over anxious fan boys with the money to pay for it. Especially on something like an Nvidia card that's been rumored for over a year now, and still has not materialized.
HAHA...so its fake... :D wonder if anyone fell for it...
Hopefully no one got ripped off. The price should of been a dead giveaway it was a fake. Nvidia would have a hard time selling a product no matter how good at that price. ATI has a very good hold on the current market so Nvidia has a big hill to climb.
Fake, but I would have liked to see what picture they used for the GTX 480.
@BigHorse Only if the GTX 480 surpasses the performance of the 5970, would this price be justifiable. We've seen Nvidia release cards at very high price points before.
Yeah Bighorse and gibbersome that's the points I made out on the actual forecast notice of these cards being released. Not only is there not really very much DX11 software out yet, but by the time they let this out I bet Radeon's will be out shortly thereafter. So by next Christmas there will be demand, but there will also most likely be an ATI 6000 series set of cards. I believe this even more because ATI/AMD has been making announcements about stepping up development as well. This is also not to mention the AMD APU and GPU/CPU combo's from Intel along with either companies (ATI/Nvidia) GPU on board. Then the GPU (in a combo device) would basically operate primarily as a parallel processor and the CPU would operate in it's normal floating point (algorithmic) way. This would seemingly largely increase the computational power of a system. In the end though the Primary GPU would still operate on graphics output.
SabrePC? Isn't that the company that took over Dunder Mifflin on the NBC show The Office?
A similar thing happened with the ATi 5000 series cards; several sites (reputable ones, this time, like Amazon and Newegg) had the pages ready a week or two before release. (And three months before they actually fulfilled preorders.)
"I didn't cry when Bambi's mother was shot... but I cried when HAL was turned off."
From a marketing standpoint this definitely got them some attention. I know for myself I have never herd of Sabre PC before this fiasco. But I do agree Nvidia needs to release a competitive part so prices will come in.
Hum seems like some people bought it, still wondering if its fake or not -.-
@la thats so true, i bet they are on every tech site because of this xD
It seems this place has more cards up for the new Nvidia release now. I saw an article on this site on another site they had 3 video cards listed now. The Lowest is 499 I think it said the highest was this one, and it is for pre-release, which would mean it is supposedly for a reservation, the card of course will be *ahem* mailed as soon as they receive them I guess. This site however was advertising as if they were some of the first to do pre-order's, with no mention of watching your back.
Rofl I went to the site and looked around. I found a contact us number (only 1), and did a reverse search on them. It is listed as Brooks Fiber Communications in San Jose. Either way it is not this retailer, and is another business, so I went to the better business bureau. There is no record there of there name (either the site or reverse search phone #), there is also no record of the URL. So I searched on the web for Sabrepc other than the site itself the only record I could find was on several other web sites trumpeting the arrival of the new Nvidia card. It was even listed on the MaximumPC site, the wierd things is everyone who says anything about the pre-release and has any referral at all refers back to Sabrepc. So I think that Nvidia fan boys are going to make some whiley bastar6 rich and get nothing. Even on there site "Sabrepc" one of the reviews says the release has been dropped back until April this year with a reference of it's release not actually being until 1st fiscal quarter of 2011 or in business terms 12/2010 at the earliest.
So it is basically a third party running a scam from somwhere in Russia?
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