graphic cards from America

  jameski 00:58 24 Nov 04

I'm thinking of buying a Radeon 9700 pro 128mb card from an American Ebay shop for £89 including shipping. Will there be any power problems and is this a good move? Cheers


  TomJerry 01:11 24 Nov 04

you may pay vat as well when you receive it, just for a comparision

Sapphire Radeon 9800 Atlantis PRO 128MB AGP,256bit bus,DVI-I,TV-Out, Lite-Retail £134 click here

  GaT7 01:28 24 Nov 04

If it arrives DOA or doesn't work within the warranty period (assuming it's new & comes with one) would you have to return it at YOUR expense?

I'm not too sure of the price - perhaps someone who knows better will advise. G

  wags 10:15 24 Nov 04

If you want a 9700, you'd be better off buying from Overclockers:
click here for £93.94 + postage

At least that way, you'll have a UK based company to deal with if you need warranty support. Also, you'll get it next day !

  Graham ® 10:40 24 Nov 04

The card will not know it's not in America.

  Esso43 10:49 24 Nov 04

VAT will be charged at 17.5% plus admin dependant on the distribution company.

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