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GTX280 RMA! Round *i stopped counting 3 months ago*

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i got sick of getting dead/defective 280's from RMA so i demanded a different card from EVGA this time around. They sent a GTX470 and it seems to be working OK so far, just got it in the mail this afternoon. Im so excited i can USE MY COMPUTER AGAIN (so excited im posting about it because its been since December), the last 280 had taken to idling at 105c on the desktop.





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Nice upgrade man.
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post #3 of 8
That's a sweet free upgrade

Good on EVGA for doing the right thing (finally) and sending you a new card. Sucks about battling them for 3 months, though.
 
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post #4 of 8
Update your sig and overclock that puppy also is it a 1 gb card or 756. ?
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Looking good.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by GfhTattoo View Post
Update your sig and overclock that puppy also is it a 1 gb card or 756. ?
Aren't all 470's 1280mb..
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post #7 of 8
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yea theyre all 1280mb

Im just so happy to have a workable card
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post #8 of 8
I used to have two Asus Gtx 280's but they died this year so I got a gtx 580 and I'm happy with it so far.
I rma'd my gtx 280's nearly two years ago and they still wouldn't fix them glad your problem was fixed!
Edited by coldroll - 6/1/11 at 6:25pm
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