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Originally Posted by PoopaScoopa View Post
I can see the new promo now:
"Nvidia, the way Judges are meant to Judge"
Hah i love you
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post #72 of 115
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Originally Posted by Superjit94 View Post
YEAH, so millions consumers of their products get their CC numbers stolen...YEAH!!!! Great idea........
Nvidia wouldn't get CC numbers to begin with except from big retailers and partners.

Consumers give their CC to Best Buy, TigerDirect, Newegg, NCIX, etc etc.

Who then buy the cards with their own corporate accounts through MSI, ASUS, Gigabyte, etc, who then use their corporate accounts to buy the chips from Nvidia.

I for one am kind of irritated by this, because I love Nvidia products, but am more irritated at this "Judge".

Needless to say I am buying a new GPU soon as it is... will reevaluate AMD GPUs.
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My 8700m GT laptop died months ago, I never heard about this. Even so, I wouldn't want the replacement.
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I love the "advanced operating system" and "other programs" this dimwit judge mentioned.
Yeah the common windows 7 and an extra bit of bloatware lol.
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Ok a December 2010 settlement agreement.... That means the original laptops were models from 2009 or earlier. The legal system is a turtle: it took at least 12 months for this to reach a final settlement. It also probably took 6 months to form a class action suit.

Here we are May 3 2011. The original laptops that were defective in this case are now 2 years old and worth much less now than they were new. Do you think just because someone spent $1500 on a laptop back then that they should now be entitled to a $1500 laptop now? No, they would be entitled to one with similar value. That original $1500 laptop is now worth maybe $300-400 street value maybe even less- thus they get a $300 laptop as a replacement.

I still think the court case is BS though, they should have been given CASH.
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Best thing to do? Quit buying Nvidia products.
Really, in total honesty, I'd love to ditch nVidia. AMD/ATI's after sales software support (drivers) are total rubbish though... I haven't bought an Ati card in years.

When they address that problem, I'll buy nothing but red.
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ATi drives bad? PEBKAC is the cause. Bad ruling is bad.
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Really, in total honesty, I'd love to ditch nVidia. AMD/ATI's after sales software support (drivers) are total rubbish though... I haven't bought an Ati card in years.

When they address that problem, I'll buy nothing but red.
AMD drivers really aren't that bad. They're not as good as Nvidia's, but there are only a few minor bugs here and there. I've been using AMD/ATI cards since mid 2008 and driver issues haven't been bad enough to convince me to switch over to Nvidia, ESPECIALLY after reading about things like this.
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post #79 of 115
They get away with it because they said that they would replace the laptop with a comparable not an equal one. A $2000 laptop is comparable to a $250 one, just a terrible comparison.

They should replace laptops with equal performance.
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Sorry, we're out of replacement Lamborghini's but you know what here's a Golf.


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