Originally Posted by hemmy
Anyone who buys a GTX 280 this shortly after launch will almost no way have this card for 2 years though.
That's true, but no-one wants a card that'll be unreliable. I'm not a fan of pre-OC'd cards. The only reason I got these is it's all that was available at the time. If you're gonna manually OC the cards anyway, it's a waste of money.