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post #21 of 62
well,it would be a smart move GatorLCA
only if eVGA actually did what they CLAIMED they would do.
and not scam people ^^
    
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I think it's a smart business move for eVGA
:***: lying to people is a good business move????
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But why would they offer the step-up to people who are buying the 7950 GX2? What are they going to step up to?
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But why would they offer the step-up to people who are buying the 7950 GX2? What are they going to step up to?
an imaginary card or a 7950 GX2 REV 2??? Its not like people told EVGA to do a step up program, The company made that choice and if they're losing money thats not the consumers fault
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post #25 of 62
It's not a scam and it's never been a scam, but guess what, company heads call the shots and I highly highly doubt people will stay away from eVGA due to this. eVGA has the best quality cards and the best chips out of all 3rd party GPU makers for nVidia.

I think people need to stop crying and just sell their current card and buy a new one. Also, if you remember when the G71's came out, so many people did the step-up program that it was taking nearly a month to get a new card. Now for me, I'd rather take a little bit of a hit from selling the card and pay a little more in the difference between the cost than to wait 1 month for my name to be called to get a new G80. It also takes away from new buyers to pay for a new card.

Also, changes in the Step-up program can change at ANY time, it just sucks for those who purchased their cards recently
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post #26 of 62
Looks like a horse :turd: deal to me. I do believe that eVGA did the upgrade deal between the 6xxx series & 7xxx series, but can anyone here confirm that?
    
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post #27 of 62
Smart business move my ***. I can’t believe they’d do this to customers. Talk about loss of reputation. I will now never buy an EVGA card. Ever. And I don’t think I’ll be the only one. I understand they lost money on it last time, but why offer something if you’re going to lose money? OR stop offering it after the first time. This would make me feel like I got ripped off more than anything. Heck, I feel like that even though I’ve never owned any of their cards.
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Terms and Conditions are correct at the time of publication; however EVGA Corp. reserves the right to make any changes to its terms and conditions or policies without prior notice.
That is from eVGA's Official Step-Up Terms and Conditions. Do you know what that means, it means they can do whatever they want whenever they want. The fact of the matter is they provide this "service" (as to whether it is a good deal or not I leave up to individuals) to their customers, something no other Video Card company does (to my knowledge, correct me if I'm wrong). And yet everybody is up in arms just because they change the rules a bit. When you buy the first card, you take a risk that the terms will be changed, would you rather eVGA just stop the Step-Up program all together, then everybody is screwed.
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post #29 of 62
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That is from eVGA's Official Step-Up Terms and Conditions. Do you know what that means, it means they can do whatever they want whenever they want. The fact of the matter is they provide this "service" (as to whether it is a good deal or not I leave up to individuals) to their customers, something no other Video Card company does (to my knowledge, correct me if I'm wrong). And yet everybody is up in arms just because they change the rules a bit. When you buy the first card, you take a risk that the terms will be changed, would you rather eVGA just stop the Step-Up program all together, then everybody is screwed.
Yeah....but to be ETHICAL they need to spell out WHAT you can do with a particular card at purchase time. This: "Hey! we have an upgrade policy!" marketing scheme smells like bait and switch.
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post #30 of 62
I'm confuse.
Can I upgrade from a 7800GT to a 7900GT
    
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