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ANyone have any idea what's the eVGA step up program?
If you do; can you tell me about it, and uh,, does it work on a eVGA 7950 GX2 THat's been OC'd o.o
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90 days after you buy your card you are allowed to step up to a better card for only the price difference you paid for the first.

DX9>DX10 doesnt work however. DX9 must step up to a DX9 card.

So if you bought a 8800GTX and in 30 days a 8900GTX came out. You could get it for cheap.

Overclocking, changing heatsinks, or watercooling does not void eVGAs warranty. They allow it.
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post #3 of 12
There isnt anything for you to step up to, you cant move from dx9 to dx10 and if you set the clock speeds back to default it wouldnt be a problem
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EVGA moderator and tech support guy here.

EVGA's warranty DOES cover software overclocking. No voltmodding or BIOS changes though. You are allowed to Step Up to a 8800 card as long as you are within 90 days of purchase and meet the other criteria. Make sure to register your card and you should see an option under "Edit/View My Products"

www.evga.com/stepup/default.asp
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EVGA moderator and tech support guy here.

EVGA's warranty DOES cover software overclocking. No voltmodding or BIOS changes though. You are allowed to Step Up to a 8800 card as long as you are within 90 days of purchase and meet the other criteria. Make sure to register your card and you should see an option under "Edit/View My Products"

www.evga.com/stepup/default.asp

They offer BIOS on the evga site

And no he CANNOT step up to a 8800GTX. I'm 100% sure on this. Unless EVGA has changed this in the last 3 days.
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They offer BIOS on the evga site

And no he CANNOT step up to a 8800GTX. I'm 100% sure on this.
I am 100% + 1% sure he can as long as he meet the criteria. Again... I WORK for EVGA.
http://www.evga.com/community/messag...TOPIC_ID=21003

Clarification... Unauthorized GPU BIOS.
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I am 100% + 1% sure he can as long as he meet the criteria. Again... I WORK for EVGA.
http://www.evga.com/community/messag...TOPIC_ID=21003

Clarification... Unauthorized GPU BIOS.
They must of just changed this it seems EVGA is allowing 8800GTX step up for 30$.

This is wierd because i've heard multipul people complain saying EVGA is denying there requests.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DuckieHo View Post
EVGA moderator and tech support guy here.

EVGA's warranty DOES cover software overclocking. No voltmodding or BIOS changes though. You are allowed to Step Up to a 8800 card as long as you are within 90 days of purchase and meet the other criteria. Make sure to register your card and you should see an option under "Edit/View My Products"

www.evga.com/stepup/default.asp
You should have EVGA give OCN an 8800GTX for a giveaway Duckie
    
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They must of just changed this it seems EVGA is allowing 8800GTX step up for 30$.

This is wierd because i've heard multipul people complain saying EVGA is denying there requests.
Nope. On the G80 launch date, the 8800 series were available for immediate Step up. European customers were able to Step Up two days later. There is no special charge for the Step Up. You just have to pay the price difference of your current card's purchase price and MSRP of the card you want. You also have to pay for shipping and cover any taxes.


Quote:
Originally Posted by Snerp View Post
You should have EVGA give OCN an 8800GTX for a giveaway Duckie
I would probably just happen to "win" it for myself. EVGA recently gave away two 680i for free. All you had to do was participate in a chat with some NVIDIA guys. EVGA also currently has a Zero-G contest: www.evga.com/680iSLI/zerog/ Experience freefall by simply posting your 3DMark06 score.
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Yeah. Give it to someone who currently has a crap pc.. *COUGH*
    
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