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I was planning on selling my GTX 295 017-P3-1291-AR once I got it back from RMA. I opened the shipping box which I did not want to cuz I wanted to get rid of it. I looked at the RMA sheet and it said.

Original part 017-P3-1291-AR
Replacement part 015-P3-1480-AR.

So I google my original part number just to make sure there was no confusion. Ok we are good. I then google a 015-P3-1480-AR. What! a GTX 480. Sweet. I am happy. Now I don't have to sell of my card.

Now I am thinkin what I am going to do with my GTX 470!
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and its the AR model too! better register it asap!
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Damn... just... damn. EVGA ftw.
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and its the AR model too! better register it asap!
yup. good thing i opened it. I was not planning on doing so. Wanted to get rid of it!
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Damn... just... damn. EVGA ftw.
there is a reason why I buy EVGA products. never had any bad experiences with them. EVGA and Corsair are must for me. The customer service in my experiences are second to none.
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Can't wait to RMA my 590s and get back 690s

Haha just kidding... I would never put a lighter on my VRMs....


Congrats by the way! I hope you get some enjoyment out of it!
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It's more luck than good customer service imo. They just happened to run out of the GTX 295 so they gave you a 480 (which is the next closest thing).

I've had my EVGA 295 RMA'd three times and each time I got back the same model card.

Of course back then, the 480s were relatively new and 295s abundant.
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Good, now just kill the 480 by doing furmark with old drivers, and stop the fan totally. Get a 580 in return hopefully
    
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By this situation, what logic drawn you to conclude that if you RMA'd a GTX480 you'd get a GTX580?

He got given a GTX480 because it performs very similarly to a GTX295... I don't see the big deal here.....
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By this situation, what logic drawn you to conclude that if you RMA'd a GTX480 you'd get a GTX580?

He got given a GTX480 because it performs very similarly to a GTX295... I don't see the big deal here.....
Yeah a 480 doesnt perform similarly to a 580

If this was a year down the road, he probably would have a 580 as the 480 stock would look just like the 295 stock today.
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