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reference 670 does not suck. that asus card does though.

For overclocking, it sucks...or at least mine does.
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I've read somewhere that most EVGA cards come with a lifetime warranty so if yours does then the step up counts. I would go for the 670 if you are tight on cash. Its pretty much a little less powerful than the 680 and it will last you longer than a 560Ti.

The 560Ti is a great card and I would just buy a new card right now but I feel bad that I would have a great card just sitting there collecting dust. Selling them is kind of tough which is what I want to do before I buy something else. You said you have 4 days, I think the 660Ti comes out in 2 days. See if the price of the 670 drops by anything. That may also help me but who knows.
    
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I've read somewhere that most EVGA cards come with a lifetime warranty so if yours does then the step up counts. I would go for the 670 if you are tight on cash. Its pretty much a little less powerful than the 680 and it will last you longer than a 560Ti.
The 560Ti is a great card and I would just buy a new card right now but I feel bad that I would have a great card just sitting there collecting dust. Selling them is kind of tough which is what I want to do before I buy something else. You said you have 4 days, I think the 660Ti comes out in 2 days. See if the price of the 670 drops by anything. That may also help me but who knows.

EVGA doesn't offer lifetime warranties anymore, unfortunately.

You have a limited three year warranty, and within some period like 30 days of buying, you can upgrade your warranty to a maximum of ten years I think (why you would ever need ten years of warranty is beyond my understanding).
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EVGA doesn't offer lifetime warranties anymore, unfortunately.
You have a limited three year warranty, and within some period like 30 days of buying, you can upgrade your warranty to a maximum of ten years I think (why you would ever need ten years of warranty is beyond my understanding).

this is correct.

you have 30 days from purchase to buy an extended warranty to add to your three year warranty. they have 5 and 10 year options. the 5 year option for a 670 is about 25. it depends on the price of the card but my 670's warranty price is 25.
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So someone that say buys a card right now, an EVGA can only upgrade for 90 days from the purchase price? What if a new card does not come out within that time period? I've had my 560Ti for 9 months now so if I were to buy an EVGA this time and nothing new was out there would be no step up? Even if you get it from newegg does their warranty count? Kinda sucks that you have to have extra warranty for it to work.
I would easily do the step up for the 670. Hell I would pay 299 right now for a 680 if I could fit it in my case and if I had a EVGA but I don't lol.

yes you have 90 days from purchase to step the product up to another. something doesn't have to come out within 90 days for you to step up to. for example, if you buy a 670 right now from evga and then buy the $25 warranty, you will be eligible to step up to the reference 680 even though the 680 was released to the market before the 670. Pretty much the point is to give you piece of mind in case a more powerful graphics card comes out shortly after you buy yours. The whole point of buying the warrranty before you are eligible to step up to another product is probably for the money. If evga offered step up and didnt force you to buy a warranty then they would be taking in used cards and trading them for new ones and losing too much money I guess redface.gif
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Yeh that makes sense. If the warranty is 25 bucks then I guess it would be worth it, Just in case something did come out. Its better than trying to sell the card yourself. I wonder when the 7 series will be out. I want to get a 670 but I need to sell my card first.
    
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Yeh that makes sense. If the warranty is 25 bucks then I guess it would be worth it, Just in case something did come out. Its better than trying to sell the card yourself. I wonder when the 7 series will be out. I want to get a 670 but I need to sell my card first.

It's worth it if you intend to buy the next generation of cards as soon as they come out. I, on the other hand, usually wait two or more generations until I buy a card. I don't have the intent of continually maxing out games like some people do...tends to be expensive.
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I don't really care about maxing out in terms of every fine detail. For me, if I can play at my highest monitor resolution on high settings where it looks really good and no lag what so ever, then I am fine.
    
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Well im on the queue for the step up but am a bit reluctant.. I have 2 more days activate it and have my fingers crossed that the 660ti will show up in that time frame ... That would be fantastic.
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Well I hear its either tomorrow or Friday it should be in stores, maybe newegg I believe. Not sure how many reviews it will have. But you find anything post here because I am also interested. I am leaning more towards EVGA 670 FTW edition..I hear it will fit in my case that would be great. Plus I am hoping for a small price reduction. Newegg just put the EVGA FTW edition of the 670 price to $399 Free shipping.
    
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