Hello Skooter Blog readers. Today I talk about buying a Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 760 SC 4GB DisplayPort HDMI DVI-I/DVI-D com Cooler ACX 04G-P4-2768-KR (EVGA GeForce GTX 760 SC 4GB DisplayPort HDMI DVI-I/DVI-D Graphics Card with ACX Cooler 04G-P4-2768-KR), acquired na Amazon, this time straight to Brazil, without redirection by Shipito (Browse the purchases made via Shipito).
My old board, a GeForce GTX 660 You Gigabyte, one day stopped working without explanation. The micro continued normal functioning, only without video signal. I connected the monitor to the onboard video output and there was the sign, since the card into the PCI Express slot was dead, was not even detected in the system. I tested on another PC and the problem remained. Bizonhamente, connecting the plate without power connectors she calls and gives signal on the monitor that is missing energy, but with properly connected power she is dead. Will understand…
Since I have no idea how to fix this board and as ensuring Gigabyte is over, the solution was to find a new. I hardly play on PC, after all I have 5 videogame consoles: Playstation 4, Playstation 3, Playstation One, Super Nintendo and Mega Drive, and prefer to play them. Also have the ZBOX connected to the TV to emulate the classic systems that I have not. But still need a good video card in the PC as run programs that use the GPU to do mathematical calculations, mais precisely using CUDA.
I opted for the Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 760 SC 4GB DisplayPort HDMI DVI-I/DVI-D com Cooler ACX 04G-P4-2768-KR to be a good upgrade in relation to the GTX 660 (as it is to buy a new card, that is better than the old). Furthermore, a GTX 760 must equal or even exceed the performance of two GTX 560 Ti in SLI, which is what I use at work. So I can also run algorithms at home with a similar or better performance. The 4GB of RAM were also instrumental in my choice, because I use quite GPU RAM to run the programs in CUDA.
This time I decided to risk with the direct delivery Amazon no Brasil, instead of using the services of Shipito. Thus you need to pay a deposit for the Amazon the estimated value for taxes. Is a value that is nearly 100% the value of the product, it includes the import duty and sales tax, and apply them one over the other in cascade form that is humanly possible explain. Not only is more difficult to explain than what government does with so much money, since in Brazil is charged first world tax and offers room service world. If the tax collected is less than the amount actually charged Amazon refund the difference up to 60 days after purchase.
I used the cheapest shipping method, the AmazonGlobal Standard Shipping. Several people have reported receiving their packages, purchased with this mode, via iParcel or DHL Global Mail. The track packages iParcel has spent tax-free in several cases. The DHL Global Mail, while being transported by DHL US, is dispatched to Brazil via USPS, and in many cases also ends up not being taxed. But in my case Amazon decided to dispatch using the express freight DHL. I do not know exactly what determines which service will use, perhaps the weight and size of the package.
The upgrade for the DHL Express and I paid only $ 12,91 by a non-express freight had its advantages over the ship via Shipito:
- Shipping pretty cheap for an express service.
- Out of Amazon US and arrived at my home in Brazil in just two business days!
- Perfect tracking, with all beautifully detailed steps. Name, RG and digitized signature of the recipient appear on the site immediately after delivery.
- Safe on account of one Amazon. If the package astray or if the product arrives defective to Amazon should quickly solve.
- Prepaid taxes so that the package is delivered at home even if it was taxed. No pick up line in the post office.
But, there are also disadvantages:
- Tax much more expensive because of the service courier. When packets sent by USPS (via Shipito) are taxed, It is charged “only” the import duty on the declared value of the product. There has ICMS (in São Paulo, some other states have) and do not pay tax on the freight (unless it is also stated).
- Far more likely to be taxed. If you come by DHL Express is practically guaranteed to taxation. By the iParcel and DHL Global Mail can not be taxed, but there is no way of knowing which way to send the Amazon will use.
In the end I do not think it was worth it. I should have used the service Shipito, yet it took more and I had to go get the package at the Post Office, since at least the tax would not be so expensive. I do not intend to buy more direct Amazon without redirecting the Shipito, except books that are exempt from taxes or very cheap products do not outweigh pay the freight USPS Priority enviando via Shipito. But at least the “test” It was done and I can be here telling the result for you.
Not passed yet the 60 days from purchase, so I do not know if there will be any refund of Amazon some remains of the deposit amount for taxes. But if I know it will be little. I tried to extract the chat attendants some information on how to select which package will by which mode but to no avail. He also said that the upgrade they gave me sending via DHL Express I bought a package for the cheapest shipping and unexpressed was welcome to some extent (arrived much faster), but then made me pay more tax (at least ICMS I would have escaped if the sending had been unexpressed). As I explained my dissatisfaction, nor asked for anything, but the clerk said estornaria the freight this time (and only this time). Crumbs, but better than nothing :). Not prolonguei the conversation, just thanked her and left, after all they are right. In the choice of freight appear only deadlines, not the carrier that will be used. So the only “error” of them would make the package arrive before the deadline. Really can not really complain to Amazon. Who needs to hear a lot of complaints are our leaders who insist on the squeeze on purchases made abroad, including the IOF than tripled during the administration of PT.
A curiosity: on the selection of freight a store is surprising is the NCIX. Allows you to choose any Canadian carrier to freight. I bought her as quite lived there. A great shop with varieties of products in stock that are unimaginable in Brazil (here it seems that is all custom). A pity that the NCIX does not send to Brazil…
Check the card, installed and no work. I have found that would have to use the RMA Amazon, but tested on another computer and it worked. I discovered that not only was my old video card that crashed, my motherboard was also along and now only works with the onboard video, no external video boards, despite PCI Express continue working for other cards… In the end I ended up having to replace the motherboard also, and already got to upgrade the processor (because of the socket change) and also changed the font to ensure. Maybe it was the ancient source (Seventeam 850W ATX one V-Force ST-850ZAF) which spoiled the video card and the motherboard, but with new boards now you could not risk.
E o que a Amazon with DHL has quickly the national shop where you bought the pieces initially have to slow. I will not mention the name of the store, but it begins with the letter B Balloon… Sell be having stock and leave you waiting. I just canceling, I had a lot of work to be repaid, having until trigger the credit card company to dispute the charge. Done that, I bought almost everything in Amazon, but in the free market ended up being a little cheaper considering freight and taxes, then there was even. Amazingly think the free market is the best option to buy online computer parts in Brazil. While the shops sell without having stock, the Free Market sellers (which includes some stores) have lower freight and are quick in sending, after all their reputation on the site is all they have. Done upgrade Motherboard, processor and source, a Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 760 SC 4GB DisplayPort HDMI DVI-I/DVI-D com Cooler ACX 04G-P4-2768-KR worked perfectly.
At the time of my purchase in Amazon there was a promotion in which buyers Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 760 SC 4GB DisplayPort HDMI DVI-I/DVI-D com Cooler ACX 04G-P4-2768-KR They earned a gaming license Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag. After a long download on the Uplay with my Internet slut (not enough to provide any provider where I live) the game is installed. Maybe I'll come back to play a little on the PC not to waste this license.
Along with the box Amazon DHL already delivers a single sheet which already appears the gathering DARF the import tax and the ICMS of GNRE, in addition to proof of delivery of DHL own. The sign came in the sealed bag EVGA, as was to be expected. Inside it came the most horrible poster I have ever seen, stickers EVGA, manuals, Installation CD, power adapters and outputs and, clear, a placa. A Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 760 SC 4GB It has HDMI outputs, DisplayPort, DVI-I, DVI-D e, to connect smoothly whatever monitor you have. I connected my with DisplayPort.
See some photos:
And the DHL tracking information, very complete:
||Air waybill: (Removed) Recebido by: (Removed) RG (Removed) Receive Signature Proof of Delivery||
Monday, February 03, 2014 in 14:37
Source Area of Service: ERLANGER, KY – Whitestown – USA
|Monday, February 03, 2014||Locality||Time|
|17||Shipping delivered – Recebido by : (Removed) RG(Removed)||(Removed)||14:37|
|16||Shipping route for delivery with DHL courier.||CAMPINAS – BRAZIL||09:05|
|15||Arrival of the shipment to DHL facility in Campinas – BRAZIL||CAMPINAS – BRAZIL||07:13|
|Sunday, February 02, 2014||Locality||Time|
|14||It came from the DHL facility in SAO PAULO NORTH – BRAZIL||SAO PAULO NORTH – BRAZIL||05:27|
|13||Processed in SAO PAULO NORTH – BRAZIL||SAO PAULO NORTH – BRAZIL||02:33|
|Saturday, February 01, 2014||Locality||Time|
|12||Arrival sending a DHL transit facility in SAO PAULO NORTH – BRAZIL||SAO PAULO NORTH – BRAZIL||22:09|
|11||Customs clearance completed in SAO PAULO NORTH – BRAZIL||SAO PAULO NORTH – BRAZIL||14:53|
|10||Updated customs status||SAO PAULO NORTH – BRAZIL||10:19|
|Friday, January 31, 2014||Locality||Time|
|9||It came from the DHL facility in MIAMI GATEWAY – USA||MIAMI GATEWAY, FL – USA||10:02|
|8||Processed in MIAMI GATEWAY – USA||MIAMI GATEWAY, FL – USA||08:45|
|7||Arrival sending a DHL transit facility in MIAMI GATEWAY – USA||MIAMI GATEWAY, FL – USA||06:12|
|6||It came from the DHL facility in CINCINNATI HUB – USA||CINCINNATI HUB, OH – USA||04:06|
|5||Processed in CINCINNATI HUB – USA||CINCINNATI HUB, OH – USA||03:17|
|4||Arrival sending a DHL facility in traffic CINCINNATI HUB – USA||CINCINNATI HUB, OH – USA||00:17|
|Thursday, January 30, 2014||Locality||Time|
|3||It came from the DHL facility in ERLANGER – USA||ERLANGER, KY – USA||21:37|
|2||Processed in ERLANGER – USA||ERLANGER, KY – USA||21:36|
|1||Shipping collected.||ERLANGER, KY – USA||16:32|
|Product Name:||Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 760 SC 4GB DisplayPort HDMI DVI-I/DVI-D com Cooler ACX 04G-P4-2768-KR|
|Name Original:||EVGA GeForce GTX 760 SC 4GB DisplayPort HDMI DVI-I/DVI-D Graphics Card with ACX Cooler 04G-P4-2768-KR|
|Current value:||US$ 309,99|
|Payment Method:||Credit Card Visa International|
|Shipping Type:||AmazonGlobal Standard Shipping|
|Shipping Fee:||US$ 12,91|
|Package Home Country:||USA|
|Time in Transit:||4 days|
|Declared content:||EVGA GeForce GTX 760 SC 4GB DisplayPort HDMI DVI-I/DVI-D Graphics Card with ACX Cooler 04G-P4-2768-KR; Model: 04G-P4-2768-KR Seller of Record: Amazon Exports Sales Inc|
|Type Marked Content:||–|
|Declared Value:||US$ 299,99 (product) + US$ 12,91 (freight) = US$ 312,90|
|Taxable Value:||R$ 763,38|
|Tax Value:||R$ 458,03 (II) + R$ 268,11 (ICMS) = R$ 726,14|
And I'm ending here with a positive evaluation for Video Card EVGA GeForce GTX 760 SC 4GB DisplayPort HDMI DVI-I/DVI-D com Cooler ACX 04G-P4-2768-KR, more positive assessment for Amazon, and more negative evaluation for Dilma. Do not forget to share the article with your friends if you like. Good fun and good shopping.