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Poll Results: Which GTS?

 
  • 7% (4)
    XFX 8800 GTS
  • 92% (52)
    eVGA 8800 GTS
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post #31 of 39
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Originally Posted by pbasil1 View Post
Evga, best components used, usually best overclockers, lifetime warranty, well known and trusted, step up program,allow OC'ing, and replacing cooling.

But the XFX do look damn sexy, and have a dual lifetime warranty...

I still say Evga
ya they are hot lol
    
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post #32 of 39
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IT WAS I! My real vote is actuallyfor the WCed BFG card, but between xfx and evga I dont see much of a difference outside of support (I never RMA`s any xfx/evga cards so I wouldnt know about this aspect anyways) I love my dual XFX 6600s and I loved my old evga 6200 or whatever the hell it was... although Ive been a BFG fanboy since I had the BFG 5700 OCed card, in fact I STILL have that card, and it now powers one of my office PCs since I have no need for it here at home (my office PC pwns in office CS 1.5 when we have nothing better to do )
Me to when it comes to BFG but I water cooled my 7900GTX cards and if they ever found out it would void my warranty, eVGA allows this.
But if you buy pre water cooled cards from BFG then you ok like my 6800Ultra was water cooled by BFG.

And eVGA lets you trade in your card for up to 3 months for something better.
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post #33 of 39
eVGA is great. Their customer service is painless. When i went to register my card (6600GT) cuz it broke, i got my date wrong (i just guessed on it cuz i didn't have the reciept with me). A rep emailed me and said that something was wrong with my registration. All i did was tell him the date i actually bought it (i found my reciept), and he did the rest of the registration info for me. Along with that, he sent me the RMA label and info. I sent it in on a monday, they recieved it on wed and had it shipped out on thrs. It was UPS's fault that it got to me on the next monday, though. Well, when i got my package, inside the box i found a 6800XT, in the box, wrapped in plastic. Brand new, upgraded item. I'm an eVGA customer. If i choose an nVidia card, it has to be eVGA.

-Loyal eVGA customer.
post #34 of 39
I had a XFx 6600gt and it run fine. I like EVGA because there cheaper than other video card companys and heard real good things about it sO

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poor poor XFX they got destroyed here!
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post #36 of 39
Double lifetime is good but stepup is even better, if a better videocard comes out in the next month then they just take the price you paid for your recently purchased card and apply that towards a new card, you may have to pay the differance, but if its a $500 card and the brand new card is $600, you only pay $100..good deal i think, plus the RMA is quick and so is customer service...eVGA all the way!

But the step-up is a one time deal and is not applicable to the stepped up card, but it comes with a warranty either way so your actually getting more with eVGA.
     
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post #37 of 39
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Double lifetime is good but stepup is even better, if a better videocard comes out in the next month then they just take the price you paid for your recently purchased card and apply that towards a new card, you may have to pay the differance, but if its a $500 card and the brand new card is $600, you only pay $100..good deal i think, plus the RMA is quick and so is customer service...eVGA all the way!

But the step-up is a one time deal and is not applicable to the stepped up card, but it comes with a warranty either way so your actually getting more with eVGA.
You don't exactly "only pay $100," but i suppose it's better than getting a card, selling it (for a lower price, of course), then trying to get a new one. eVGA's price is probably gonna be more expensive than say newegg, so it might just even out in the end. Actually, doesn't eVGA retail their 8800GTX at $600? That might actually save you money then, no? (since newegg and other places sell it for $650+). I dunno, though, i never tried step-up.
post #38 of 39
I have had some prblems with DOA eVGA cards, but they've laways been very nice and even upgraded my card because they couldn't get it right. I've never dealt with XFX, but eVGA's customer service seems pretty hard to beat.
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post #39 of 39
Evga for the overclocking and HSF switch that doesn't void warranty. It's still the case, right?
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