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On sale at Frys. 409$ after rebate. Worth it? Since it is from Fry's and they are near by if I have any issues I can just return it and avoid any RMA crap.

I think it is where as EVGA is another 40$. Not too particular on brand. Does PNY warranty cover overclocking/ putting a water block on?

I am thinking with the card, I can swing buying that sweet EK water cooling kit, maybe a Crosshair v mobo and some new ram.

I will be able to recover some of my money by selling my old mobo, my Antec Kuhler and my GTX295. Should be able to get 250$ out of all that I would imagine....so...what do y'all think?

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If you have to go Nvidia then choose evga....
    
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I bought a pny 580 from there and it oc's so mucb better than my evga. Ofc evga has the better support warranty
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If you have to go Nvidia then choose evga....
I almost refuse to go with ATI. Had 2 of their cards and had nothing but hell. Ill stick with Nvidia. Thanks though.

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go for it.
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I almost refuse to go with ATI. Had 2 of their cards and had nothing but hell. Ill stick with Nvidia. Thanks though.

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He suggested a nvidia company...a well known one in fact.
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He suggested a nvidia company...a well known one in fact.
Really? I read that. Thats why I said thanks. He also said IF YOU HAVE TO GO NVIDIA, as if Nvidia isn't as good or something. I was just stating that I had hell with ATI's crappy ass drivers. I will stick with Nvidia.

I didn't mean to come off as a prick.

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No, I know you didn't mean to come over as a prick. You've had problems with ati, I've had problems with Nvidia. But I'm loving my crossfire 6970's. Absolutely no problems. Maybe not as quiet as the vapor chamber cooled Nvidia 500 series. But cheaper and about the same performance. But again evga has alot better warranty than pny.
    
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EVGA cards are no better than any other cards. They have a great warranty, but it doesn't transfer. Personally, I'd go with MSI, as they have the best cooling.
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EVGA cards are no better than any other cards. They have a great warranty, but it doesn't transfer. Personally, I'd go with MSI, as they have the best cooling.
Yea, but I am thinking about liquid cooling therefore cooling is irrelevant. So I would need to stick with reference designed cards. Are PNY's warranties transferable? Are they by name or s/n?

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