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Dell posts inaccurate graphics card comparison, promptly removes it and apologizes

Dell's latest attempt to promote its high-end GPUs has fallen flat among online consumers, all because of a rather fallacious comparison. The snafu stems from the above image, by birth posted on the company's "Help me choose" feature -- an online assistant designed to help users customize their Optiplex desktops. At left is a desktop with a normal suitable mini* pictures card, juxtaposed with an identical machine packing Dell's "high-end" GPU. Both are displaying a Windows desktop at the same resolution, but the render on the left looks noticeably blurry. As many Reddit users soon pointed out, even the most prosaic of big screen* cards would be able to transmit a blur-free Windows desktop, implying that the PC producer

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Thank you for bringing this to our attention. Dell endeavours to help dealing to make the best wear the trousers relative to their purchases. It was never our bull's-eye to mislead customers, and we apologise for any confusion caused. We have now removed the image from our Global sites. Dell remains committed to carrying the best earthly suffer to all our customers.

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