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#1 IVIYTH0S

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Posted 26 February 2014 - 05:54 AM

Is anyone else here fed up (I know AMD and Nvidia aren't), that Miners have been essentially ruining any kind of good value for video cards (New AND Used) right now??

 

I don't know why it bugs me so much, but it does. I know it's hurting those looking to upgrade or get a new gaming system. I can't stand this mining craze and hope it ends soon.

 

Any other opinions on this?


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Posted 26 February 2014 - 06:58 AM

I'm think about selling my 7950 for a profit and getting a 770 lol

 

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Posted 26 February 2014 - 07:18 AM

please elaborate


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Posted 26 February 2014 - 07:36 AM

please elaborate

To which post are you making such an inquiry at?

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Posted 26 February 2014 - 07:46 AM

please elaborate

bitcoin mining

 

And yes, I agree, IVI...the whole thing is stupid.


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Posted 26 February 2014 - 07:55 AM

its just driving prices up of the cards and systems associated with it. i recently got my devil r9 270x for the "right" price of $225 on Christmas sale from newegg. now its for around $270!!! and that for a r9 270x!



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Posted 26 February 2014 - 08:15 AM

Yea I was looking at newegg last night prices are ridicolous for AMD cards, glad I got my 7970s back when they were just under 300.00 now there 500.00 and more



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Posted 26 February 2014 - 10:42 AM

I agree IVI, but one of the biggest Bitcoin dealers just went south, their website is down and somewhere near of over $300  million dollars worth of bitcoins disappeared, so it may not be around much longer.

Just tried to post the link and won't let me, wtf ?


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Posted 26 February 2014 - 10:45 AM

I'm think about selling my 7950 for a profit and getting a 770 lol

 

Mining is getting harder so probably won't last too long

I was thinking of it too but I'm completely happy with my 7950 so I see no real need.


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Posted 26 February 2014 - 12:36 PM

I agree IVI, but one of the biggest Bitcoin dealers just went south, their website is down and somewhere near of over $300  million dollars worth of bitcoins disappeared, so it may not be around much longer.

Just tried to post the link and won't let me, wtf ?

Not sure why you couldn't post a link, but I wrote about it on the front page yesterday: http://www.overclock...com/news/35588/


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Posted 26 February 2014 - 01:04 PM

better sell Those cards now , I think the bitcoins market is gonna crash soon . it can only be a bubble so long and with the fail of the cytobank that lost 350 million or 600k worth of coins , I think people are gonna realize its a scam .

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Posted 26 February 2014 - 01:10 PM

I agree IVI, but one of the biggest Bitcoin dealers just went south, their website is down and somewhere near of over $300  million dollars worth of bitcoins disappeared, so it may not be around much longer.
Just tried to post the link and won't let me, wtf ?

Not sure why you couldn't post a link, but I wrote about it on the front page yesterday: http://www.overclock...com/news/35588/

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I wonder if the used (and even new) market will have a surplus of cards on it soon making them super cheap as a result of being oversaturated

Edited by IVIYTH0S, 26 February 2014 - 01:11 PM.

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