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post #21 of 95
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Originally Posted by Philliesfan View Post

I would get the EVGA, Their tech support is awesome, and a very solid life time warranty
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Other then EVGA, I have own two HIS brand cards that served me quite well.

Don't feel like I'm picking on you, but I'm amazed at how many people are giving this guy terrible information. The warranty on the EVGA card he's looking at is only for 3 years and won't transfer to anyone. EVGA sucks compared to MSI and ASUS, IMO.
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post #22 of 95
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Don't feel like I'm picking on you, but I'm amazed at how many people are giving this guy terrible information. The warranty on the EVGA card he's looking at is only for 3 years and won't transfer to anyone. EVGA sucks compared to MSI and ASUS, IMO.

I was just offering an opinion, I personally had nothing but good experiences with EVGA customer support. I wouldn't say its terrible information.

I don't want to go into ASUS customer support, but they do make a good product and quite happy with the build quality. My self owning several of their products.

I hear nothing but good things about MSI cards, I personally don't have any experience with there customer support, so I can't comment on that, I do how ever know MSI motherboards are a plague to its name in comparison to its flagship GPUs.

I still wouldn't trash EVGA, They still have a good build quality and stand by their product.
post #23 of 95
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I was just offering an opinion, I personally had nothing but good experiences with EVGA customer support. I wouldn't say its terrible information.

You were telling him that he'll get a lifetime warranty and that's not even close to being true. Not only does a lifetime warranty from EVGA outside the USA not exist, but that card wouldn't have qualified even if he lived here. Any item ending with -KR only has a 3 year warranty. To be more clear for anyone reading this outside the USA, you will NEVER have a lifetime warranty.
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post #24 of 95
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You were telling him that he'll get a lifetime warranty and that's not even close to being true. Not only does a lifetime warranty from EVGA outside the USA not exist, but that card wouldn't have qualified even if he lived here. Any item ending with -KR only has a 3 year warranty. To be more clear for anyone reading this outside the USA, you will NEVER have a lifetime warranty.

The first post I made clearly lacked needed context. By no means was I implying that he should purchase a EVGA brand card on the bases that he will get a life time warranty.

The only information I was trying to offer was.

"EVGA customer support is good"

"life time warranty is solid"

If the product he was looking to purchase doesn't offer a warranty then, I suppose it doesn't really matter is the warranty is solid or not.

I personally did not know they didn't offer a life time warranty out side the USA, and for my ignorance in that matter I'm sorry.

I will still stand by my statement though that, but with better context.

"Their customer support is still awesome, and if eligible, their warranty program is solid."
post #25 of 95
The link he gave is to an EVGA model with a 3 year warranty. The EVGA warranty is only to the first owner.

Gigabyte warranty is 3 years based on the serial number so you can sell it with a warranty.

In this case between these two cards the Gigabyte warranty is better. I bet the cooler is also.

EDIT, only read the first page, it looks like you guys are already clearing this up.
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post #26 of 95
Customer support is decent, I wouldn't pick one company over another just cos of it.

The cards matter, those Gigabyte windforce 460's smash the EVGA reference version and are much quieter/cooler.

STOP BLINDLY RECOMMENDING EVGA DUE TO WARRANTY, EVERY COMPANY HAS GOOD RMA/WARRANTY.

Sick of the mindless, aww its EVGA buy it.
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post #27 of 95
I prefer Evga cards personally. All their cards have run extremely cool in the PCs that I've seen and that I've used.

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Customer support is decent, I wouldn't pick one company over another just cos of it.
The cards matter, those Gigabyte windforce 460's smash the EVGA reference version and are much quieter/cooler.
STOP BLINDLY RECOMMENDING EVGA DUE TO WARRANTY, EVERY COMPANY HAS GOOD RMA/WARRANTY.
Sick of the mindless, aww its EVGA buy it.

Geez. Calm the hell down.
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post #28 of 95
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I prefer Evga cards personally. All their cards have run extremely cool in the PCs that I've seen and that I've used.
Geez. Calm the hell down.

I am calm tyvm, warranty in his situation does not matter for the 1000th time.

EVGA reference cards are all cruddy, run warm and are generally noisy.

The gigabyte cards are superior, not biased at all. They are superior against reference.
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post #29 of 95
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I am calm tyvm, warranty in his situation does not matter for the 1000th time.
EVGA reference cards are all cruddy, run warm and are generally noisy.
The gigabyte cards are superior, not biased at all. They are superior against reference.

Run warm eh? My card runs 40c in game at 50% fan speed. I wouldn't call that warm
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post #30 of 95
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Run warm eh? My card runs 40c in game at 50% fan speed. I wouldn't call that warm

Your X4 is bottlenecking it, any wonder?

My old 5750 in a mates Phenom X3 rig runs at 50c. and gets 40% usage.

Get a real CPU and try it.
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