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Okay so i heard about EVGA dumping their lifetime warranty and considering its going to cost me 120 dollars to get 7 year extension for 2 cards i am thinking about going with another brand but i dont know anything about nvidia cards because all i ever had was EVGA. With that said what brands should i look into?
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I don't think anyone has a lifetime warranty any more - EVGA's is 3 year and it is transferable, which is arguably better anyway since it helps resale value.
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I don't think anyone has a lifetime warranty any more - EVGA's is 3 year and it is transferable, which is arguably better anyway since it helps resale value.

yeah but i have no intention of ever selling my cards and i agree transferable is a good idea but id rather have lifetime
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Asus gets my vote the dc2 to be exact!
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Asus gets my vote the dc2 to be exact!

im not seeing the 4GB model on newegg only the 2GB model and my games are extremely memory hungry so 2gb wont cut it at 1080
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hmm looks pretty sweet only problem is its way more expensive than the other ones

i was looking at the MSI one but i know next to nothing about MSI accept their amd motherboards are garbage http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127695
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hmm looks pretty sweet only problem is its way more expensive than the other ones
i was looking at the MSI one but i know next to nothing about MSI accept their amd motherboards are garbage http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127695

MSI makes great Cards, they actually one of the best makers out there for gpu's. i wouldn't worry at all if i was you, i would get the MSI GTX 680 thumb.gif. oh i also forgot to add, they overclock pretty well to.
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MSI makes great Cards, they actually one of the best makers out there for gpu's. i wouldn't worry at all if i was you, i would get the MSI GTX 680 thumb.gif. oh i also forgot to add, they overclock pretty well to.

okay ill get 2 of those then. thanks for the info.
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im not seeing the 4GB model on newegg only the 2GB model and my games are extremely memory hungry so 2gb wont cut it at 1080

What am I missing? A single 670 is going to own pretty much anything at 1080 (right?), but you're worried about 680 sli not being enough if the cards are 2GB vs. 4? My 2 570's with 1.28 GB's are very solid at 1440. It doesn't take an $1,100 GPU solution to run games at 1080. The money is better spent elsewhere.
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