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I have a 7950GT and was planning to step up o well i just spend $500 on a 8800GTS and start to build another computer with my left over parts
post #42 of 62
That doesn't seem entirely legal - it may be possible to sue for false advertising. Many people buy evga cards because of the step-up policy. They cannot retroactively change a selling point. Stating that the policy can change at any time without notice does not protect them either - the terms of the policy are not law and steps that evga takes that violate civil law are not made valid by fine print.

I doubt that anybody will challenge evga, but if they do they will win
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post #43 of 62
Oh OH=no good for alex here.Was ready to fill up the form this week.I have to find out.
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If this is true I am going to be really pissed. The reason being that I went on the EVGA forums before I bought this card to see if I would be able to step-up to a 8xxx series card and saw numerous posts by employees and forum moderators stating that I could. So if they have just deleted those posts and stated that they will not be allowing these step-ups I am going to be very angry and disappointed. If this is true I will never buy an EVGA card again and will never recommend one.
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post #45 of 62
Despite this being slightly underhanded, this is a huge business opportunity. The step-up program is something they started for the consumer. If i were in their position, i can't say I'd do any different.
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post #46 of 62
I wouldn't really bother me or surprise me if they hadn't said that it would be possible on their forums. I would never have bought this card had I known that I wouldn't be able to step-up.
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post #47 of 62
well thats lame i guess they would somehow lose money doin it got to keep the company goin
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post #48 of 62
They could price the 8800s at 700+ dollars, and keep the step-up going...
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post #49 of 62
i'M sure if you complain hard enough yelling at the customer service.......
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post #50 of 62
I stepped up from a 6800GS to 7900GT with no problem.

In any case, eVGA has had a great deal with their step-up program. Even if you can't upgrade over generations, it is still a better deal than any other card company, so just deal with it.
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