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I have also confirmed from EVGA rep personally that they do NOT bin cards as well. Even OC versions. Its all luck of the draw.

just my 2c biggrin.gif

I will add that I do think some review sites end up with possibly binned cards some times.. that is the only way to end up with a binned card.
or bin some yourslef!, then resell.

Factory OC'd stock cards are for noobs / people that don't want to dabble in OC'ing there own stuff. -Unless its a non reference design / premium hardware components are used- that is the only reason to justify a factory OC version of a card.

OR

if it has a REALLY cool sticker..
Edited by Killam0n - 3/26/12 at 2:07pm
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Killam0n View Post

I have also confirmed from EVGA rep personally that they do NOT bin cards as well. Even OC versions. Its all luck of the draw.
just my 2c biggrin.gif
I will add that I do think some review sites end up with possibly binned cards some times.. that is the only way to end up with a binned card.
or bin some yourslef!, then resell.
Factory OC'd stock cards are for noobs / people that don't want to dabble in OC'ing there own stuff. -Unless its a non reference design / premium hardware components are used- that is the only reason to justify a factory OC version of a card.
OR
if it has a REALLY cool sticker..

+1
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I have also confirmed from EVGA rep personally that they do NOT bin cards as well. Even OC versions. Its all luck of the draw.

Why doesn't that surprise me? After what evga has done to the lifetime warranty, as in no such thing.

MSI is looking better and better every day.
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Why doesn't that surprise me? After what evga has done to the lifetime warranty, as in no such thing.
MSI is looking better and better every day.

No, MSI will just throw the gpu on a much cheaper pcb and cooler and sell it to you at the same price without even changing the model number like they did with the GTX570.


These two cards have the exact same model number.
NewGTX570revision009702.jpg
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you're not paying for the 50mhz, you're paying for the extra vrm's/Twin frozr design
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you're not paying for the 50mhz, you're paying for the extra vrm's/Twin frozr design

^ Finally.
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you're not paying for the 50mhz, you're paying for the extra vrm's/Twin frozr design
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^ Finally.

Did you guys even read the op?
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only care about the lightning xtreme if there is one
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Why not just buy stock card oc yourself pocket 50 bucks and buy some beer!thumb.gifthumb.gif

what you do is buy a stock one and then save that $50 for a carton of beer for after overclocking biggrin.gif
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Yet another GTX 680 News Article.....

There is news, then there is spam, which is it?
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