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How comes MSI uses the best components on their Graphics Cards yet they basically have some of the lowest warranty on them? I suppose it's mostly enthusiasts who will purchase them which are the type of people to upgrade fairly often, but a 3 year warranty with 2 years covering parts doesn't sound very appealing.
By the way, I have a GTX 560 Ti Hawk and it is so awesome and gorgeous, I wish I could hang it outside my case with a riser card just for show. I love it.
~Des

Huh? 3 year warranty is above the GPU average, many brands are 2 years only! Nobody is doing lifetime warranties anymore, and the onlt way to get more than 3 from EVGA is to pay additional for an extended warranty. EVGA is 3 years.

I think 3 years is fine, and is above average like stated earlier.
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Honestly I'm done with GPUs in 1 maybe 2 years at most. A lot of people find getting rid of expensive components that fast ridiculous and I get how you could see it that way but for me three year warranty is totally cool.
    
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Since their components are expected to last for years upon years, I just thought they would make the Warranty a bit longer. But yeah, I suppose 3 years is still good, I just don't see why you should be charged to pay for labour in the 3rd year though.

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This will most likely be my next card(s). Hopefully I can find a nice waterblock for it too!

I saw K|ngP|n hit ridiculous speeds with an air cooled VANILLA 680 by circumventing the power limit that is hardware locked. I can't see anything touching this card...maybe the Classified but you will most likely need the silly EVbot for it....no thanks.
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How comes MSI uses the best components on their Graphics Cards yet they basically have some of the lowest warranty on them?

Warranty varies by region.
    
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Hopefully they decide on a better color. Orange would look better than YELLOW!
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Warranty varies by region.

Alex, any word on an ..ahem...*estimate* on when the lightning may hit?! Throw us a bone, i'm definitely wanting to buy two of these bad boys! The classified from EVGA is coming soon, i'm hoping the lightning offers serious competition to it...
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Alex, any word on an ..ahem...*estimate* on when the lightning may hit?! Throw us a bone, i'm definitely wanting to buy two of these bad boys! The classified from EVGA is coming soon, i'm hoping the lightning offers serious competition to it...

Sometime in Q3.... but sometime early in Q3.
    
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Ah, sounds like July possibly. Thanks for the info! (wish It were being released sooner, I do love the lightnings frown.gif
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Huh? 3 year warranty is above the GPU average, many brands are 2 years only! Nobody is doing lifetime warranties anymore, and the onlt way to get more than 3 from EVGA is to pay additional for an extended warranty. EVGA is 3 years.
I think 3 years is fine, and is above average like stated earlier.

eVGA warranty is useless in asia >_>
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