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post #11 of 15
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I'd stay away from PNY personally. Their "lifetime" warranty is a joke: http://www.pny.com/support/warranty/?prod=flash

"Lifetime replacement warranty does not cover items out of production if the company no longer stocks them. (Lifetime is defined as the lifetime of the product on the market. Outdated technology is not covered by lifetime warranty if the item is no longer available on the common market as a new product.)"
Haha thank you for pointing that out. How about this EVGA card?
$140 after MIR and from what I've read on EVGA's website it seems like their lifetime warranty really is lifetime (they'll replace it with an equal or better card if it's out of production)
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post #12 of 15
EVGA has some of the best customer support in the business, and they actually do stand by their lifetime warranties. If that card breaks down in 4 years, you're pretty likely to get a free upgrade in the process
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EVGA has some of the best customer support in the business, and they actually do stand by their lifetime warranties. If that card breaks down in 4 years, you're pretty likely to get a free upgrade in the process
Here's another one in for EVGA. Their support is unmatched.
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A better choice to get performance in video editing is to stick with your 9600GSO that can already play those games and sell your Athlon x2 and motherboard.

Then use the cash to buy a new board and quadcore cpu (Phenom II 965 or intel Q8400)
A quadcore with a 9500gt will be faster in adobe apps than a dual core with a GTX 580.
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A better choice to get performance in video editing is to stick with your 9600GSO that can already play those games and sell your Athlon x2 and motherboard.

Then use the cash to buy a new board and quadcore cpu (Phenom II 965 or intel Q8400)
A quadcore with a 9500gt will be faster in adobe apps than a dual core with a GTX 580.
This video card is actually going to be going in a new build (Phenom II 840)
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