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    XFX 8800 GTS
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    eVGA 8800 GTS
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post #11 of 39
eVGA for sure, im not overkeen on XFX overclocking cards and selling them for more (on old cards), it takes the fun out of overclocking.
    
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Evvvvga
    
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I've had a eVGA 7800GT and a XFX 7900GT and I personally liked my 7800GT better because it had an awesome chip (518 MHz on the 7800). I didn't need to upgrade but I did.

XFX however did take back my MOSFET-broken and waterlogged 7900GT's...yes that's plural. 1 was my fault the other was a broken O-Ring, but thankfully XFX did replace both of them, but I wasn't too confident that I was going to get them back. XFX's warranty CS was good to me but I obviously made up my stories...nonetheless the 7900GT's were a mess and I wished I just stayed with the eVGA.

eVGA does in fact get the first pick of nVidia chips (as does ASUS) so their overclockability has always been superior to the other manufacturers
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post #14 of 39
evga. always evga.

I will never buy any other nvidia card than one that is made my evga...that should tell you something.
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What happend to my chip then
    
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post #16 of 39
Evga they didnt shut down their board during the 7900GT OCing drama thing
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Originally Posted by cokker View Post
What happend to my chip then
I dono, but I'm sure mine more than makes up for it...

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post #18 of 39
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Originally Posted by tubnotub1 View Post
All of my cards have always been eVGA, my 5200FX, my 7600, my 7800, and my 7900. They are reliable cards, from an even more reliable manufacture. The main reason I would choose eVGA over XFX is how they each responded to the problems with the 7900, while eVGA kept the forums updated with information, albeit irregularly, XFX actually CLOSED their forums because of all the perceived bad press I would imagine. Not to mention eVGA tech support is second to none, 24/7 365! The step-up program and the lifetime warranty is just icing on the cake. Hope this helps you make the right decision, good luck, either way you will be happy with the performance!

PS. My volt modded eVGA 7900 is still kicking along happily with 650 on the core after about 1 year.
7900GTs have only been out for 9 months.

eVGA all the way, all my cards have been eVGA too. (MX440, 6600GT, 7600GT, 7900GT). The RMA service is excellent, and they allow overclocking in their warranty.
post #19 of 39
Lol, i love the poll...
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post #20 of 39
well i owuld allways go with either evga or msi as those are the two best ones ive had, i really cant stand bfg and unfortunatly in a bind i had to get one, anyways evga waranty rocks so you cant really go wrong

oh by the way my msi ti 4200 is still rocking in muy folding rig
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