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Old 11-04-08, 06:32 AM   #13
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American dollar is getting a bit stronger, finally hope it keeps going up till my trip to Poland. I need strong US dollar to I can take less USD and still exchange for more PLN
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Old 11-04-08, 07:01 AM   #14
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well...i am guessing stuff like Gigabyte/Leadtek might not be effected as much as the usa brands like evga.
They still buy their GPUs from an american company though.
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Old 11-04-08, 07:20 AM   #15
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also nvidia controls prices world wide
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Sigh...

When our currency was almost equal with the US dollar the prices didnt drop..... USa still has everyone half price..... yet when the currency drops the prices rise...
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Old 11-12-08, 04:36 AM   #17
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When our currency was almost equal with the US dollar the prices didnt drop..... USa still has everyone half price..... yet when the currency drops the prices rise...
Not really, I bought my 4870X2 for $660, US was $550, plus 10% GST, $605. So hardly half the price. Don't forget AU, CAN and UK have taxes (GTS, VAT) on goods where the US doesn't.
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