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post #11 of 26
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Originally Posted by ckp64 View Post
Just need a confirmation...
so it is possible, with EVGA's step-up program, to go from a DX9 card (ex:7600GT) to a DX10 card (ex:8800GTS) if you do it in the alloted amount of time for the step-up?
Dude, my 5500FX PCI card could take DX10, so don't worry.
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Dude, my 5500FX PCI card could take DX10, so don't worry.
Their meaning the DirectX form factor for GPUs.
    
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I was in the same place a few months ago. I went with a MSI 7600GT and although I do like it.... I can't run CoH on max settings, even at 1280x1024 on a 17" LCD monitor.

If I could do it over again, I'd probably get the 7900 and then WAIT FOR A DX10 CARD -- and wait for the prices on the dx10s to drop. The prices on the 7600GT are AWESOME right now though, ~110 bux so I think its worth it either way if you get a 7600 or 7900. The 7600 will do me for another 6 months but I'll be very ready for the dx10s by then.
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Alright, well I think i'm going with the 7900GS. I just need to look for a good brand one and a good price. eBay here I come! And NewEgg of course.

Is the X1600 XT any good??
    
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post #15 of 26
the evga step up program does not apply to a new familiy or generation of cards. there are alot of people pissed off buying a 7600GT thinking they can step up to a 8800GT in 90 days.. well you cant. If you dont believe me go and check it out for yourself on evga's site.
    
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post #16 of 26
nah x1600 are going to come nowhere near that 7900gs...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130056
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the evga step up program does not apply to a new familiy or generation of cards. there are alot of people pissed off buying a 7600GT thinking they can step up to a 8800GT in 90 days.. well you cant. If you dont believe me go and check it out for yourself on evga's site.
Well I emailed eVGA, and this is their response:
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Yes, you may step up from onew generation card to another, you should have no
problem doing that at all.

-EVGA Tech Team
My original email:
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Hello,
I am wondering if it is possible to step-up from a 7-series graphics card to
the new 8-series graphics card.

For example, if I purchased a 7600GT for XXX.XX amount, and I want to
step-up to 8800GTS for YYY.YY, can I step-up to the 8800GTS for the
difference (YYY.YY-XXX.XX)?

Is stepping up from a lower generation (7series) to higher generation
(8series) allowed?

I appreciate any response, thankyou.

- Chirag

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Ahhh I bought a X850XT 256MB with a IceQ II Cooler. I had to go a little cheaper with the gfx car, because i ran out of money.
    
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post #19 of 26
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the evga step up program does not apply to a new familiy or generation of cards. there are alot of people pissed off buying a 7600GT thinking they can step up to a 8800GT in 90 days.. well you cant. If you dont believe me go and check it out for yourself on evga's site.
ThaWaxShop stepped up a while back. Stop spreading rumours.

I'd go with a 7600GT. Can't beat those prices!
     
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I had just read a thread on here about the very same thing! and it was determined that they were not going to honor the step up program. But! this was a week or two ago when the 8800's were just hitting the market. Maybe? they have changed their views on this due to a jillion people emailing them and *****ing about it? . Sorry i was just going on another thread that was here in the forums on this same subject.
    
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