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post #31 of 36
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Originally Posted by coachmark2 View Post
Who what when where why!? Evga is pretty sacred on these forums. Well, so is ASUS, but anyway, Evga's a reputable company. I wouldn't be so quick to judge them....

Now if it was XFX I would understand.... but EVGA!?
So was EK until the cool factor wore off and everybody realized they suck.
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lol - my step up expires tomorrow. I just sent the card out this morning. Man, I cant win.
    
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post #33 of 36
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Originally Posted by Addictedtokaos View Post
For my new i5 build i went with the EVGA 570 after hearing good things about it.

Turns out there was a batch of cards that goes completely unstable after being used for a few weeks and "resets" after you shut the PC down for a few minutes.

I just RMAd my card this morning... $39 shipping + insurance. YAY!, I guess when I eventually get my $40 MIR - It will be like I bought the damn card at regular price. What a deal.

Just a heads up for any fellow Canuks thinking about upgrading their Video card. GET AN ASUS!

LoL. Exact same thing happened to me with Asus this week. At least I got a brand new card.
    
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In all the years I've been upgrading, buying new components I only ever had to RMA one XFX 680i mobo as the RAM slots were defective. I had no problems, they paid for postage and they upgraded me from the 680i to the 780i for no additional cost. I even manhandled the 780i mobo when I transfered it to a small factor case that had two milimeters of clearance on each side of the mobo and the old 780i is still running no prob and rock solid.
 
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post #35 of 36
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Every RMA story I hear the person pays like 3 x the cost of anything I have ever shipped ever. Where do you people ship?

USPS parcel post is dead cheap, but kinda slow.

UPS ground is dead cheap and gives discounts if you ship to a company which EVGA is.

Unless you are paying next day which is ridiculously overpriced.
USPS priority mail for me. 2 day deliveries, and a flat fee, cant beat that. Plus free boxes sent to my house.
post #36 of 36
Maybe if there were not so many douchbags that RMA stuff simply because they decided they want something else instead, or for user caused failure, we could have good warranty service for legitimate issues like this.

I can dream can't I?
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