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looking to upgrade to this card from my 9800GT

had a post in the forums and concluded with this card as my decision.
looking to SLI, in the near future .

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130593


i'm looking to buy this card from EVGA website, under B-Stock.
comes with 90 day warranty and no accessories.

is this a good idea / upgrade?
    
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Great upgrade for sure. 90 day warranty I don't know. Personally I would not.
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If you're trying to score a deal, I'd just camp Newegg's open box section for MSI/Asus cards. They both go by S/N for their warranties, so even though it's 2nd hand you get full coverage instead of the 90-day B-stock warranty.

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Edited by Booty Warrior - 7/19/11 at 11:13pm
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I think it's a great idea. I LOVE mine.
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That is a good idea, but I woundn't do the B-Stock. If you want you can get an Open Box ASUS or something that does warranties by the serial number off of newegg. OR JUST BUY A NEW ONE.
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on newegg, the AR model , or S/N is that lifetime warranty ?

what does B-Stock really mean? like refurbished pretty much? returned? fixed?
    
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You can get a new PNY 570 for $290 AR... This isn't Open Box, Recertified, etc.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814133370
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90 day warranty I wouldnt buy that...


try the post above 290$ and a good warranty ?
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You can get a new PNY 570 for $290 AR... This isn't Open Box, Recertified, etc.
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814133370
Noooo. PNY's "lifetime" warranty is a sad joke. In a lot of cases it's actually shorter than the standard 2-3 year warranties other companies offer.

"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 Outdated technology is not covered by lifetime warranty if the item is no longer available on the common market as a new product.)"

http://www.pny.com/support/warranty/?prod=flash
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Noooo. PNY's "lifetime" warranty is a sad joke. In a lot of cases it's actually shorter than the standard 2-3 year warranties other companies offer.

"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.)"

http://www.pny.com/support/warranty/?prod=flash
Wow. PNY that is pathetic. EVGA for me now.
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