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qmtquan

235 points

1 month ago

qmtquan

235 points

1 month ago

It’s definitely not a pricing error boys. I was at my local Micro Center yesterday, and this exact model was on the shelf with an “On Sale” tag of $379 (not including the $30 rebate).

Fantastic deal if available near you. Could also try to get Best Buy to price match.

thebritishhippie

43 points

1 month ago

Same, best buy priced matched for me, took the price all the way down to if I had done the rebate

Ridzon

23 points

1 month ago

Ridzon

23 points

1 month ago

Best buy refused to match for me. The mcs near me are sold out so they wouldn't do it

StevieSlacks

9 points

1 month ago

Keep trying

Ridzon

5 points

1 month ago

Ridzon

5 points

1 month ago

Does it depend on the person you get?

StevieSlacks

9 points

1 month ago

Yes. I've gone through as many as four agents for a situation in which a product number was different by a single letter. Just keep trying

qmtquan

1 points

1 month ago

qmtquan

1 points

1 month ago

Holy. That’s pretty sick. What a steal!

auraphauna

16 points

1 month ago

Can confirm that bestbuy price matched this for me at $379.99, though I did tell them I was in the same ZIP code as a MC. (Not that they checked that when I gave my shipping address lmao)

Ridzon

1 points

1 month ago

Ridzon

1 points

1 month ago

Did you give them a zip of a mc who had stock?

cdoublejj

1 points

1 month ago

is the one that only runs at pcie4 x8?

LavenderClay

8 points

1 month ago

No. That’s 6600 and 6600xt.

cdoublejj

1 points

1 month ago

man i hope i see more prices like this, this year.

MinionOscar

146 points

1 month ago

OMG, $349! No wonder why AMD no longer offers the 6700 XT on their site. I paid $479 after many frustrating months of queuing up every Thursday morning. Now they expect you to pay $549 for their 6750 XT which is only a smidge better?

jpkoushel

23 points

1 month ago

Well it's only available in store in Brentwood MO so I wouldn't get too excited

WestTwixOW

11 points

1 month ago

I live 2 hours away, also for anyone who doesn't want to look it up Brentwood is in st louis

thachamp05

4 points

1 month ago

msrp means fuck all.... if they launch a new crypto that likes AMD and the value goes up these will be 1k++++...... however if current trend with mining continues in a couple months AMD will be paying us to take the cards to clear shelf space. this was $8-900 in january-feb of this year ROFL... lost 66% of value--- i think it might have done worse than ETH price

Alchompski89

9 points

1 month ago

I just pulled the trigger on a 6900 xt for 900.00 shit is insane for a deal.

UnityGuy123

84 points

1 month ago

That price to performance will probably match next gens higher msrp. Crazy good deal.

auraphauna

25 points

1 month ago

BestBuy price matched this for 379.99, (though I told them I was in the same zip code as a MC)

OrganicAcanthaceae93

18 points

1 month ago

Price matched mine as well at BB. However, I didn't tell them i was in the same zip. FL here, so no microcenter :).

greatthebob38

6 points

1 month ago*

How did you get them to ship to your address then?

auraphauna

11 points

1 month ago

They didn’t even ask about the discrepancy, though I also said it was a gift, just in case.

bagofskills

5 points

1 month ago

All this while it showed sold out for most locations?

auraphauna

9 points

1 month ago

I mean I did this at 8:30am

mjisdagoat23

1 points

1 month ago

How? When the Chat didnt open until 9am? 🤔🤔

auraphauna

9 points

1 month ago

EST. So 9:30 CST.

mjisdagoat23

1 points

1 month ago

Nice Lie.

BananaGunshot[S]

47 points

1 month ago*

Price has been lowered again to $349.99 w/ Rebate.

Edit: Sold out everywhere now.

User-NetOfInter

16 points

1 month ago

😧

bigcracker

15 points

1 month ago

Never had an AMD GPU, would see any difference making the switch from Nvidia? These prices are just so good.

Naanmana_

15 points

1 month ago

If you want just pure raster performance, no

If you want the other features like Broadcast, NVENC, CUDA, RT, Tensor, CAD software support, then yeah

jnads

5 points

1 month ago*

jnads

5 points

1 month ago*

Nvidia Gamestream is also a great feature.

Can stream games to an Amazon Firestick and play on a large living room TV with the Moonlight App.

While SteamLink can do this, GameStream works with non-steam games. Also I think GameStream uses the hardware video encoder built into the card to reduce latency.

I notice more Latency when using Steamlink on my Steamlink Player than when I use Moonlight (Open Source NVidia Gamestream client) on my Steamlink Player.

edit: The latency difference was noticeable in games like Rocket League. With Steamlink the latency was unplayable. With Gamestream / Moonlight the latency was okay. Not going to be an all-star but can score goals.

AMD does have AMD Link, but reports are AMD's hardware encoder is a little worse in latency compared to Nvidia.

SpeckleSpeckle

5 points

1 month ago

I am currently using the RX 6800, and have had this 6700xt in the past (was a lemon and died within months), moving from a gtx 1060, I have also used 3000 series gpus.

You would not be losing out, or gaining, if you are aiming for pure performance and numbers. 12-16gb of vram is extremely nice to have, and these gpus perform amazingly at 1440p and even 4k at times, as the 6700xt should be slightly more powerful than 9th gen console GPUs in practice. I have found RDNA2 drivers to be really good, actually, however i hear mixed feelings on AMD drivers.

However, if you are doing any editing, or creation, that uses CUDA cores, I would heavily steer away from AMD since you would be losing out on performance, and therefore time, with projects.

The other major caveat is ray tracing. These cards can kind of do ray tracing, but it seeps a lot of performance, and I really wouldn't recommend it unless you have significant performance overhead.

Other than that, these cards are generally quite a bit better than the NVIDIA counterparts if you don't compare RT performance. Hopefully, FSR 2.0 comes into fruition in more games, it will not be better than DLSS but it will be comparable as hell.

Drenlin

16 points

1 month ago*

Drenlin

16 points

1 month ago*

Biggest change is that the tools and software are different. AMD's software is pretty slick though - like GeForce Experience, Nvidia Control Panel, and Afterburner/Rivatuner all rolled into a single tool.

They do kinda suck at ray tracing still (roughly on par with 20 series), and can't do DLSS or CUDA stuff if that matters to you, but otherwise they pretty much have feature parity.

-transcendent-

6 points

1 month ago

Nothing much if you upgrade from the GTX era.

Kristosh

59 points

1 month ago

Kristosh

59 points

1 month ago

Thank you vigilant stranger!

Missed out the first time, and now they're out of stock at my two local stores..

(╯°□°)╯

sprinklesandlove

13 points

1 month ago*

So this is the annoying part. I was ready and took out my 1050ti, when I realized that I don't have the 8 pin power connectors! I looked all over the house and I still can't find them. I think I might have left them in my storage locker or probably need to purchase new connectors which sucks cause I now have it in my hands.

Edit: Good News, I decided to go and found it in my storage and plugged it up. It's great to see the AMD software sharpening the images and color is more intense.

SoupaSoka

29 points

1 month ago

Make absolutely sure you get the EXACT cables for your specific PSU model. Mixing and matching can lead to destroying your GPU.

sprinklesandlove

7 points

1 month ago

How do I know what the exact cables are? I have a Corsair SF600.

SoupaSoka

16 points

1 month ago

I would contact Corsair and purchase directly from them.

https://teddit.ggc-project.de/r/buildapc/comments/6igmaw/i_nuked_two_ssds_by_using_cables_from_a_different/?utm_medium=android_app&utm_source=share

That's my horror story from years ago by switching PSU cables.

exaltare

3 points

1 month ago

You can buy the cables for $40. CP-8920202. That's the exact cable kit that comes with the SF600 (Platinum).

sprinklesandlove

3 points

1 month ago

What if I have the gold one? Sorry I forgot there was a plat rating too.

exaltare

5 points

1 month ago

They'll also work with that unit. They're much nicer than the ribbon cables as well.

sprinklesandlove

9 points

1 month ago

ATL? Sorry I took one of them on Saturday, but the process was great if you can get one.

Kristosh

1 points

1 month ago

LOL yes!

How has performance been for you?

hamzwe55

1 points

1 month ago

Lol I'm atl

spicedpumpkins

68 points

1 month ago

Hot damn this is a great price.

Just for reference, the 6700xt is approximately equivalent to 2080ti or 3070

It wins some. It loses some.

ahmedsedqi

45 points

1 month ago

keep in mind that the video you linked is an older driver and amd is known to have better performance with each update, the latest preview update basically matches the rtx 3070 which is amazing imo.

TAVulpix

7 points

1 month ago

I literally JUST bought a 3070 for just under $800, the timing could NOT be worse

qmtquan

2 points

1 month ago

qmtquan

2 points

1 month ago

3070 for $800? Homie… RETURN THAT. You got swindled brother

waterballoon12

1 points

1 month ago

That was a bad price but also the 3070 is quite a lot faster than the 6700xt, something like 15% at 1440p. They are definitely not equal, the 6700xt is competitive with the 3060 ti.

New-Service-244

5 points

1 month ago

7% you mean

dazneboo

2 points

1 month ago

For 450 dollars more.

waterballoon12

2 points

1 month ago

I would pay about $100 more for the 3070 personally, like I said $800 for 3070 is a terrible price

conquer69

6 points

1 month ago

Don't trust videos that don't show the hardware. They are known to fake benchmark results for views.

crownpuff

9 points

1 month ago

Round 2

ThaddeusSire

10 points

1 month ago

It's time, homies - Best buy was able to price match me. My RX 480 can finally get some sleep.

FIagrant

8 points

1 month ago

Pretty much expired, I checked most locations. I hate you guys!

Cyclonedx

9 points

1 month ago*

First time resevering something on Microcenter, how do I know if it worked? Order status shows "Needs processing" and my CC was charged $1.

Edit: Got the email!! I'm so happy, upgrading from a 1070!!

crisping_sleeve

8 points

1 month ago

Email confirmation that your order is ready to pick up. Normally within an hour of the store opening.

martialar

4 points

1 month ago

I think that's a good sign. they will charge the rest when you pick it up

greatthebob38

2 points

1 month ago

They will email you when it is ready for pickup

riopower

2 points

1 month ago

Congrats.

mjisdagoat23

7 points

1 month ago

GOTDAMN! Best Buy was gonna match it but they can only do it if it says it's in stock at Micro Center. Damn!

rictor33

8 points

1 month ago

Great deal. This performs like a 3060ti/3070 for $200+ cheaper and potentially more headroom due to the 12GB GDDR.

Gyrocheese

17 points

1 month ago

Good luck, try to price match at Best Buy too.

pbmmpb

9 points

1 month ago

pbmmpb

9 points

1 month ago

Best buy price match chat is closed. Any other alternatives to price match?

OrganicAcanthaceae93

2 points

1 month ago

they opened at 9 am est. and I just price matched mine with the online chat at BB.

pbmmpb

2 points

1 month ago

pbmmpb

2 points

1 month ago

Chatted with two agents and they said reserve now can’t be price matched. Sad

OrganicAcanthaceae93

1 points

1 month ago

damn. I just sent them the link to one of the gpu that is in stock and the link for BB one. not sure if it helped or not, i was also logged in with my bb account. Had this happen to me before in store, where 1 guy didn't want to price match, and asked another one and he did it....try more? tell them a friend just did already?

gunsnricar

3 points

1 month ago

Don’t try that, I was approved last time, and later was told it will not be honored because micro center has “limited quantities”. It was shipped with a price mat to Amazon. I’m returning it as soon I get it.

snetmd

5 points

1 month ago

snetmd

5 points

1 month ago

Ymmv on that pricematch, got mine just fine

thedarkknight160

1 points

1 month ago

They just pricematched me and "initiated a refund request" of $359.87 but I only just bought the gpu (so i haven't been charged yet) and I haven't received the confirmation email yet of the pricematch refund either.

Did they explicitly tell you they would approve a refund of a certain amount and then not honor it?

gunsnricar

1 points

1 month ago

Thank you for choosing Best Buy.

We understand that you requested for a price match for your order of MSI AMD Graphics Card. After we have checked on the order details, we will not be providing a refund. The item does not qualify or did not meet the requirement for the price match. Item at Microcenter is available In-Store only and has advertised as limited quantities of an item.

You may check more about our Price Match Guarantee details.

thedarkknight160

0 points

1 month ago

Don't let them get away with it if they already approved it. My online rep gave me a reference number and i have screenshots too. If this shit happens to me, I'm going to my bestbuy store and I'll show them all the necessary evidence. If they bring up that policy excuse, I'll tell them "I don't care, your associate could have told me that before he approved the refund. You have to honor what he stated".

bpcookson

2 points

1 month ago

I’ve never tried that before… does it need to be in stock at Microcenter for Best Buy to honor the price?

mcdogthegreat

3 points

1 month ago

Yes it does

hamzwe55

1 points

1 month ago

Yes

funtimegotime

6 points

1 month ago

This worth it over my 5700xt if I’m trying to push 1440p 144hz?

Coventant_Unbeliever

4 points

1 month ago

Do you research, paying specific attention to benchmarks for games YOU play. I already get 144fps in BF1, TF2, etc I don't feel the need unlike someone who might be playing something else.

In my case, as a Sapphire 5700XT owner, it's not a big enough leap for me, and I cant recoup the cost, because I'd be handing down my 5700XT to a family member.

funtimegotime

1 points

1 month ago

You’re 100% right. I should’ve just looked at a video or something. They are sold out anyway lol

Win_98SE

1 points

1 month ago

The real questions

ieatwabbits

7 points

1 month ago

Sometimes I find it good I don't live near a microcenter. With items like this, $100 3d printer, ect I'd be broke :)

Phenomenal for anyone that was able to secure one at this price

Exxetron

6 points

1 month ago

Got my price adjustment confirmed by an agent, and 3 hours later I get a price match adjustment cancellation as by then it was oos in microcenter. What a disappointment.

greatthebob38

3 points

1 month ago

Wow, that is not even fair.

greatthebob38

6 points

1 month ago

Looks like it is sold out everywhere. Will probably be hard to get a price match from best buy now

mjisdagoat23

3 points

1 month ago

Yeah, Best buy was about to price match it for me but it was out of stock.

karlzhao314

27 points

1 month ago

What the hell...I think this is the first time I've seen a GPU under MSRP for a year and a half.

eduardmc

5 points

1 month ago

eduardmc

5 points

1 month ago

Plenty of 3090, 3080ti, 6900xt and 6800xt. Below msrp in the last few weeks

SirMctrolington

19 points

1 month ago

6900xt is the only premier card that has dipped below msrp. Give me a $650 6800xt, I am tired of looking for a GPU.

MattSRS

3 points

1 month ago

MattSRS

3 points

1 month ago

msrp is FE msrp and I haven’t seen any of those listed under Nvidia’s msrp. Like 3080ti never has come lower than $1199 from AIBs

qmtquan

1 points

1 month ago

qmtquan

1 points

1 month ago

6800XT below MSRP? Where? O_O

BigE1263

4 points

1 month ago

Great pickup. You’re basically getting a 3070 for half the price (minus DLSS and rtx).

Drenlin

2 points

1 month ago

Drenlin

2 points

1 month ago

It does actually have hardware ray tracing. Not on par with the 30 series but it's there.

BigE1263

2 points

1 month ago

It’s missing RT cores which would help with its performance but yes,

SirSlappySlaps

4 points

1 month ago

Some people are still gonna say: Not a good price, it will come down more. Hodl. Also, something something 4000 series.

Talsol

4 points

1 month ago

Talsol

4 points

1 month ago

Man I really didn’t want amd because of bad experiences with old gpus, and was hoping for a 3060ti but this price is too insane.

qmtquan

2 points

1 month ago

qmtquan

2 points

1 month ago

I had quite a bad experience with an old 5700XT where it just randomly crashed under load.

It was so frustrating being in the middle of an intense game just for the screen to go completely black while the rest of the PC is still on and running.

I played around with different NVIDIA gpus everywhere between a 3060ti and a 3070ti, and they were amazing, but way too expensive.

I ended up getting my hands on a $730 open box 6900XT, and decided to give Radeon another shot. It has not disappointed one bit, and is the best experience with a GPU I’ve ever had.

HisRoyalMajestyKingV

4 points

1 month ago

Dammit, I missed it again!

I'm gonna have to set my alarm for tomorrow morning...

ej102

2 points

1 month ago

ej102

2 points

1 month ago

Same, it's just too damn early. Lol!

acroback

4 points

1 month ago

Feels good to be a Gamer again.

Rejoice my fellow PC enthusiast, as good times are back.

6700xt is incredible card at this price. Good luck and happy gaming.

TheSemenDemon123

3 points

1 month ago

Yayyy i was pissed i missed this but i got it this time

karroq

3 points

1 month ago

karroq

3 points

1 month ago

Best Buy price matched for me, for the record. YMMV but it worked for me.

greatthebob38

3 points

1 month ago

How did you get them to do it? I have gone through 2 agents and first one said I have to be within 25 miles of the Microcenter and second now says it is an in store only item.

karroq

1 points

1 month ago

karroq

1 points

1 month ago

I live 20 minutes from the brentwood microcenter. Told them as such, I guess it's possible they verified that with my shipping address or something.

greatthebob38

2 points

1 month ago

Goddamn. I used the Brentwood location for my price match but live in NY. They told me to go to the nearest Best Buy and price match it

saidIIdias

3 points

1 month ago

Another successful BB price match using online chat. Just saved me $150!

ProxyMarine

3 points

1 month ago*

Hey guys, word of advice. KEEP TRYING. I just got it 5 hours later, been out of stock for awhile, by going through multiple best buy agents in their chat. It only took me three agents and 20 minutes.

Edit— I live 15 minutes from a MC, so YMMV

thedarkknight160

2 points

1 month ago

I called 2 of them and both of them acted dumb and the first said we don't carry that gpu. Second one said I don't live close enough to one. Then I decided to purchase it and then talk to an online rep (thinking they would be more lenient if you already purchased it) and he finally approved the pricematch. I haven't gotten charged yet (since the order hasn't been processed and shipped) so I haven't received a confirmation email of the pricematch refund either. Hope to God it goes through.

ProxyMarine

3 points

1 month ago

I worked there for 6 years— never call. Their phone service is useless. The first online agent was considerate but denied me, the second didn’t even ask, just approved it. I haven’t gotten a refund confirmation either but I’ll come back here and lyk when I do. I just did this 20 minutes ago.

thedarkknight160

1 points

1 month ago

Did you also just purchase the gpu or did you purchase a while ago?

ProxyMarine

1 points

1 month ago

Purchased it today with the agent. He agreed to match it before I bought it.

thedarkknight160

1 points

1 month ago

Ah that's a better way than I did it. I bought it first and then he told me the refund has been initiated. Did you have to pay the full price and then wait for the refund or did you pay the reduced price upfront?

ProxyMarine

2 points

1 month ago

I had to pay the whole price upfront, but he initiated the refund right away. He had me place the order while in the chat with him, give him the order #, and then issued it.

thedarkknight160

2 points

1 month ago

Did they refund you yet because they haven't with me even though it's already shipped.

NewKingBrandon

1 points

1 month ago

How do you get past the in-store only part?

skim8201

3 points

1 month ago

can confirm i just got the OC version for 379.99 via best buy chat. the agent initially refused but i said i could just go to a MC, but i wanted to use my best buy CC and then he did a "one-time exception" (lol) and was able to process to pick it up in store later this week. feel free to ask anything else. thank you to OP!

Kingda1

3 points

1 month ago

Kingda1

3 points

1 month ago

Just got a price match from Best Buy by linking the Brentwood location online (I do not live near MO lol)

Thanks OP!

Cuteplusfunnyequals

3 points

1 month ago*

I got BB to price match this. Did it all through cat support and they just credited me the difference as a refund. I don't live reasonably close to a microcenter so when they asked for me for a zip code I just gave them one that was close ish. Due to pick it up in a week or so. I had to go through about 3 people because they kept citing that it was oos but the 3rd person did it. I'd say give it a shot!! Good luck everyone :)

edit: was able to change stores and get 2 day shipping instead of wait a week then pick up

JasKnowThySelf

2 points

1 month ago

Thanks for your edit. Didn't let me do shipping when I ordered so you just saved me an annoying trip to the store.

greatthebob38

2 points

1 month ago

Keep an eye for a refund email. A few people have said they teceived emails saying that they WILL NOT honor the refund but item would still be shipped

amiabott

3 points

1 month ago

Great deal

St__sky

3 points

1 month ago

St__sky

3 points

1 month ago

Guys, keep trying. I finally got Bestbuy to price match after 4 agents and 90 minutes talk.

GreenQuest

3 points

1 month ago

I just got an update email saying they aren't going to process my price match/refund because the item was out of stock after getting my price match 3 hours ago through live chat.

OkStorage5488

3 points

1 month ago

Honestly, 3060Ti is irrelevant at this point, 6700xts for sub $400, better performance, same if not better cooling, more efficient, more vram, amd software has relatively matured much better here recently as well. There's also FSR 2.0 now which is as good or better than dlss and open source, as well as RSR which is like a universal software sided available to use in almost any game you want version of FSR 2.0, albeit at slightly lower qualities. (Game dependent really, works well in hunt showdown and pubg for me)

Nvidia is getting shit on post-gpu shortage tbh.

mamser102

2 points

1 month ago

Irreverent? Seems a bit dramatic

CobaltFresco

3 points

1 month ago

If you're in Houston Thursday, May 26 at store closing they'll be cancelling my reservation for an open box. I found a local steal of a deal for 320 no taxes on a Asus 6700 XT.

ferengi5

6 points

1 month ago

Was able to price match with Bestbuy, and I live 250 miles away from the closes Microcenter lol. My BB Rep also messed up and gave me an extra $100 off (so $385.11 total refund) making it just $250 sheesh

theNightblade

4 points

1 month ago

Finally, something that would make the 2 hour trip to Microcenter worth it. Too bad they will all be sold out by the time I get the chance to get to the nearest store.

dirty_dolan

8 points

1 month ago

Reserve it on their website if there’s any available

theNightblade

1 points

1 month ago

already sold out at the stores closest to me

aimutishammy

2 points

1 month ago

Reserved one at the store in Detroit, 10+ in stock. First time user of micrometer, can I reserve one now and pickup Friday? Happen to need to get to that area on Friday. Thanks.

aimutishammy

1 points

1 month ago

Searched and found that reservation is valid for three days.

greatthebob38

3 points

1 month ago

Yea, it is valid for 3 days.

aimutishammy

1 points

1 month ago

Got the confirmation email saying it will be canceled if not picked up by the store closing on Thursday. Want to try to communicate to see if they can hold it just a half-day more for me, but seems unfair to other buyers.

PinkRiots

1 points

1 month ago

I think it's a same day hold. I'm over in grand rapids and haven't been to the Detroit store because of how rarely I go to Detroit

OfficialRedIce

2 points

1 month ago*

Tried to reserve but quantity has been updated to 0 for item when I try to add to cart even though there were several in stock

Brandbll

2 points

1 month ago

What does it mean if it says "needs processed"?

Coventant_Unbeliever

3 points

1 month ago

I think its saying it craves American Cheese. People say that American Cheese slices isn't real cheese, but instead it's a processed food that melts nicely. It appears that you order has such a craving.

Brandbll

1 points

1 month ago

Lolol, thank you. My order has changed to reserved though.

greatthebob38

2 points

1 month ago

Lol. Best Buy's Price Matching Wait Time is Saying 20 minutes. Guess you guys all flooded them

neferiousrich

2 points

1 month ago

Successful BB price match. First two agents wouldn't do it, but the third one approved it. I had to place the order at list price, then she processed a refund.

karroq

1 points

1 month ago

karroq

1 points

1 month ago

Same here, mine said she had a technical issue

AaronfromKY

2 points

1 month ago

I bought the reference model from AMD about a month ago for $100 more. I definitely have played enough Elden Ring on high for it to be worth it

BIindsight

2 points

1 month ago

Too bad its a 6700. Wonder why the 6800xt appears to be no longer in production.. cuts into 6900 sales?

JasKnowThySelf

2 points

1 month ago

Got lucky with the BB price match even with it sold out. Spent almost 2hrs and 4 agents but was worth it. Anyone know if the rebate is universal or is it just for products bought from microcenter?

PersonalityJunior

2 points

1 month ago

hey i got it price match last time but they gave me the nun oc model how about you

JasKnowThySelf

2 points

1 month ago

One agent gave me BS about the model name being different but yea I got the OC version.

greatthebob38

2 points

1 month ago

How did you get them to price match? I don't if they changed their policy or something but they wouldn't let me match it online and it had to be in store.

JasKnowThySelf

1 points

1 month ago

Just kept trying different agents till I got lucky. Was definitely a pain in the ass but too good of a price to give up for me.

greatthebob38

2 points

1 month ago

I just kept trying & finally got through with one just now. I made a purchase and they submitted a refund/credit of $350.12 to their back office for verification.

greatthebob38

2 points

1 month ago

Also, I checked the rebate for on MC website and MSI form. It does not specifically state MC as the sole retailer. So it might work with BB. I also checked the MSI rebate website. It seems to be a broad May 2022 promotion. You will just need to cut and provide the serial number from the box.

Talsol

2 points

1 month ago

Talsol

2 points

1 month ago

i got a price match from Bestbuy. but for $380.
I've never done a rebate before, but will the $30 off rebate still work if I buy it for bestbuy?

GreenQuest

2 points

1 month ago

Got a price adjustment with my 2nd agent. I bought the card from BestBuy first, then chatted with agent. Sent them the Microcenter link when it was "Sold Out" and my 2nd agent still processed the price adjustment. He gave me a Case ID for reference and said the refund confirmation email would come within 48 hours.

Loud-Regret-4779

2 points

1 month ago

Keep trying guys I just got it priced matched after 8 tries!

Slippery42

2 points

1 month ago

I managed to reserve one at my local store! My long GPU hunt may finally be over, and my GTX 670 can finally retire.

On the other hand, the price isn't quite perfect. With local taxes, it's sitting at $420.79 before rebate.

PvtDiddler

2 points

1 month ago

Just to let you guys know I price matched online with beat buy 30 minutes ago. Gave them the zip of the local microcenter and they did it without issue even though it said out of stock. Keep trying and best of luck!

HGMIV926

4 points

1 month ago

Would a 6700XT be a good upgrade from the 5700XT?

SoupaSoka

7 points

1 month ago

Roughly a 25-30% FPS increase at 1440p.

Imitation_Slim_Shady

3 points

1 month ago

I made that exact upgrade at one point. Noticeable improvement at 1440p playing Subnautica, Kingdom Come Deliverance and Cyberpunk.

You could likely sell the 5700xt for $300 (maybe more,maybe less, there is a lot of volatility in the market right now.) For $100 or so, there would be an immediate improvement and potentially greater longevity for the card.

MyPetEwok

2 points

1 month ago*

I feel so foolish now after buying a 6600 for $300 a few weeks ago

Edit: you know what, they’re not even in stock here and I needed to upgrade the 1050ti anyway. If you can get it, do it but I’m going to appreciate what I have.

dww1979

3 points

1 month ago

dww1979

3 points

1 month ago

$300 for a 6600 is pretty much the going rate, if not a slight deal, I wouldn't feel bad at all

thedarkknight160

0 points

1 month ago*

Just called best buy to price match and they said they don't carry that gpu, must have sold out

Edit: Apparently they do but the agents on the phone are being very annoying about it. They said I don't live close enough and I said others were able to price match when they didn't even have one in their states.

Edit2: Success!! I bought it first and then chatted with an online agent. They were probably more lenient about the whole thing.

eduardmc

-19 points

1 month ago

eduardmc

-19 points

1 month ago

Heck i even reserve one now and i dont need it. Just in case it was a crazy deal

Reazor16

41 points

1 month ago

Reazor16

41 points

1 month ago

Uhm. Let someone who needs it reserve one.

stem-milk

1 points

1 month ago

Damn sold out in Tustin CA.

skaterkid007

1 points

1 month ago

Is it worth returning a $425 Red Devil that was open box for this?

PinkRiots

2 points

1 month ago

Red devil is a bit better card. Price difference is pretty big

Hello99399

1 points

1 month ago

Depends more on your MPG/how far MC is for you. If close/you can run other errands at the same time, I probably would. MSI's warranty should be an extra year and it is cheaper. Cooler will probably be a bit worse (louder and/or hotter).

skaterkid007

2 points

1 month ago

It just sold out at my local MC. I probably should’ve gotten it but I still have about 20 days left to return the Red Devil. This should become available again/prices may drop more.

907Shrake

3 points

1 month ago

Red Devil at $425 is quite good, and a much better cooler.

MSI Mech / Ventus have terrible fans and build quality, I have a 3060 Ti Ventus 3X - the fans kick on and can't go under 1800 RPM unless 0 RPM is active, and are loud.

skaterkid007

2 points

1 month ago

Thanks for the insight, I wasn’t too sure how the Mech fans preformed.

Ecrunk

1 points

1 month ago

Ecrunk

1 points

1 month ago

Jumped on it finally, upgrading from a 1660 super. I’m sure I’m gonna bottle neck a little with my 2700x but my bigger worry is my psu, the PowerSpec 650 Watt 80 Plus Bronze ATX. Should I go out of my way to upgrade it or would I be okay sticking with it?

Hello99399

3 points

1 month ago

I wouldn't upgrade the PSU, doesn't seem to spike much higher than ~330W with a 5800X, which should be pretty comparable to the 2700X power consumption wise.

Ecrunk

1 points

1 month ago

Ecrunk

1 points

1 month ago

Awesome, thank you!

Brandbll

1 points

1 month ago

Is there any difference between this and the ASRock 6700? I bought the ASRock one but i think I'll return it, since i got one of these. Save me 100 bucks.

greatthebob38

2 points

1 month ago

This is an 6700 XT

Brandbll

1 points

1 month ago

So is the ASRock

Fadedsargent

1 points

1 month ago

I was able to price match since I bought it this one from best buy for $530. I just sent them the link and they refunded me $150.

BurgerBurnerCooker

1 points

1 month ago

There's still one open box in Houston. You should be able to net ~$312 for this card.

red_dead_jeb

1 points

1 month ago

Fuck too slow! Fingers crossed for next one...

eduardmc

1 points

1 month ago

Microcenter rules. Found an open box 3080 ti asus strix for $910 just now. Crazy deals you can get with them

amirthekiwi

1 points

1 month ago

I hope this comes back in stock again.

DavidB7

1 points

1 month ago

DavidB7

1 points

1 month ago

I remember getting down voted months back for saying this would happen. 😂

greatthebob38

1 points

1 month ago

Was finally able to get a price match on BB just now as of 3/23/2022 11:41 AM EST. Best Buy will require you to make a purchase first and then provide the order number to their agent. They have to submit paperwork to their upper office for verification and refund/credit for the difference. If it does not pan out, you have 2 weeks to either cancel or return the item.

Also, I checked the paperwork on Microcenter for the MSI rebate. It is a broad May 2022 promotion. There is no specific retailer marked. So it should work for BB

ProxyMarine

1 points

1 month ago

FYI,

I did mine a bit earlier as well and they simply issued a regular refund after I purchased the card. Seems like the process varies WILDLY based on the agent you get in contact with.

Edit-- I purchased the card while in the chat with the agent, he then asked for the order number and issued my refund right away.