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I'm just letting the overclocking world know my pleasure with EVGA. Every time I have contacted them about anything related to the EVGA nVidia GPU's I've owned, they couldn't have been more helpful, knowledgeable, flexible, etc., etc., etc. EVGA ROCKS!

As of this writing I will not buy ANYTHING but EVGA's version nVidia from now on. Plus, nVidia cards are more user friendly that ATI cards, in my experience, and I've owned both. There are no ATI GPU's in my house anymore.
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Haha, same with me. I recently send back a dysfunctional video card with no problems.

Gratz on one year here btw.
    
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Heh, until you want to go water and realize they stopped putting heat spreaders on your chips.
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+1, Nothing but good with EVGA.
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I'd only go EVGA if I was going to water cool. I'd rather go with Asus or MSI, much better overclockers due to far superior cooling. I never keep a card more than 3 years anyway, so lifetime warranty is kinda useless for me.
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I'd always heard EVGA were the best for graphics cards, that was until I was looking for a new one and saw the amount of people who get sent dysfunctional cards in poor condition when they send their own back to them.
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I'd always heard EVGA were the best for graphics cards, that was until I was looking for a new one and saw the amount of people who get sent dysfunctional cards in poor condition when they send their own back to them.
Not a fair statement because every vendor has those issues. MSI has a ton, those Newegg open box MSI cards are 'dysfunctional' cards sent back & refurbished by MSI for resale.

This is my first EVGA GPU.

I had an issue I thought was my EVGA card and the rep helped me diagnose my ASUS mother board and helped me work out 'not being able to post' issue even after determining it wasn't the card.

Water blocked or not, EVGA has great cards. The best warranty. The best no hassle customer service, support and even a great web forum.

They encourage over clocking! Allow water blocking reference cards and accept them back under warranty if anything goes wrong standing behind their products.

There are those that say "their warranty registration is difficult", took me but a few minutes for lifetime warranty.

There are those that say "who keeps a card more than a couple years anyway", a lot of people actually do. So where it might not be good for some it's great for others. I hand mine down to family as I upgrade. I plan on fully utilizing it.

They make good non-reference cards as well and offer many cards with different VRAM flavors. SO they're not just for water blocking reference cards.

EVGA for Nvidia and Sapphire for AMD cards for me are my preferences when I look to make a purchase.

Everyone has their favorites and entitled to their opinion.
     
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EVGA for Nvidia and Sapphire for AMD cards for me are my preferences when I look to make a purchase.

Everything you said is pretty much a direct quote of my thoughts. ^^^^ This too, when I was using ATI cards.
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