[mythtv-users] Heads up! Inexpensive GeForce 210 card at Fry's...

mythtv at derdev.com mythtv at derdev.com
Wed Feb 10 15:09:23 UTC 2010

On Wed, 10 Feb 2010 07:54:58 -0700, Brian Wood <beww at beww.org> wrote:
> On Wednesday 10 February 2010 07:48:28 am Kenneth Emerson wrote:
>> On Tue, Feb 9, 2010 at 4:10 PM, Brian Fischer
>> <brianafischer at gmail.com>wrote:
>> > Here is a fanless at newegg for $25 after rebate, free shipping and a
>> > free HDMI cable:
>> >
>> > MSI N210-MD512H GeForce 210 512MB 64-bit DDR2 PCI Express 2.0 x16
>> > Ready Low Profile Ready Video Card - Retail
>> > http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127454
>> >
>> > -Brian
>> Just be forewarned that rebates from MSI are extremely slow (mine took
>> over
>> 6 months) and sometimes non-existent.  Check out comments on Newegg's
>> site from other customers.  The consensus is buy the product if you
>>  normally would if there were no rebate.  If you get something back,
>>  consider it a present.
> That's good advice  for any rebate from anyone.
> I refuse to purchase anything with a MIR, and I try to make sure the
> vendor 
> knows why I did not purchase. This nonsense will not stop until the
> sellers 
> realize it doesn't work.
> An exception is Verizon, I got my rebate from them in a week, of course
> was 
> in the form of a Visa debit card, that they are hoping I will leave a
> residual 
> small amount on and just forget about it.

Pay down your verizon account balance using online payment with that debit
card... you can also overpay to credit your account.  Helps you to burn up
that debit card the day it arrives ....  I haven't checked my credit agency
to see if those cards are put onto your record and need to be canceled.

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