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Originally Posted by Skye12977 View Post


e) also price is everything when it comes to a video card.
If he cant spend more then a certain amount then he can't do much more.
If he had more money he'd have more options of which typically are better cards in tiers and clocks

thats not what i meant.

the way you said it when you said "price is everything"
you made it sound like you would rather buy , for example
the cheapest / worst quality 770 in the 770 bracket, compared to the best 760 in the 760 bracket
(which in this example. the best 760 in its bracket would probably cost ~~270 while the cheapest 770 cost ~~340)
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post #52 of 142
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50$ for future use or resale.


Would the program give the same amount as he paid for it, or a reduced amount?

http://www.evga.com/support/stepup/

You pay $160 and get $160 value toward next card.

Or $300 /$300

Don't matter. Only catch is you have to register the card in first 14 days. If you don't you have to buy extended warranty to do a step up.

Its much better just to register the card first 14 days.
 
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post #53 of 142
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Originally Posted by UNOE View Post

http://www.evga.com/support/stepup/

You pay $160 and get $160 value toward next card.

Or $300 /$300

Don't matter. Only catch is you have to register the card in first 14 days. If you don't you have to buy extended warranty to do a step up.

Its much better just to register the card first 14 days.

So this is valid with all EVGA GTX700 series cards?
post #54 of 142
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thats not what i meant.

the way you said it when you said "price is everything"
you made it sound like you would rather buy , for example
the cheapest / worst quality 770 in the 770 bracket, compared to the best 760 in the 760 bracket
(which in this example. the best 760 in its bracket would probably cost ~~270 while the cheapest 770 cost ~~340)
Would you value any 760 over a 770 MSI, Asus or Gigabyte for ~320$?
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post #55 of 142
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The 750 ti with 1300mhz is about as fast as a 580 SC. And only consumes 65 watts.

You buy a EVGA card for $160 now. You register the card in first 14 days then wait 90 days and use step up program to get a 800 series of 760 or 770 later. At that point a 770 should only be $200 then so you only pay $40 for step up to get the card you want.
lachen.gif you honestly think evga well be selling 770s for $200 in 90 days?
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post #56 of 142
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Would you value any 760 over a 770 MSI, Asus or Gigabyte for ~320$?
Excluding the mars.

not sure what your trying to say here. rephrase for me plz?
what i think your trying to say is,
would i want any 760 over a MSI, asus, gigabyte 770 thats priced $320

correct?

dam, sorry to OP btw, were kinda getting off topic ...
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post #57 of 142
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not sure what your trying to say here. rephrase for me plz?

You can get:
Asus 770 320$ with 10$ mir
Gigabyte 770 330$
Msi 770 320$

Why would he consider a 760 for near 300$?
e) off topic yet on topic sadly.
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lachen.gif you honestly think evga well be selling 770s for $200 in 90 days?

how much where titans 3 months ago ?
 
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post #59 of 142
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how much where titans 3 months ago ?
Titans were all hype, not a fair comparison.
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post #60 of 142
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Originally Posted by Skye12977 View Post

You can get:
Asus 770 320$ with 10$ mir
Gigabyte 770 330$
Msi 770 320$

Why would he consider a 760 for near 300$?

because your
1) assuming the 760 doesnt go on deals (MIR/ promo) but only the 770 does
2) assuming there is a big three 770 gpu for $320 (if u find one thats, again, with promos and such, you can find the same thing for the 760, thus, u have to adjust prices accordingly, which u seem to NOT be doing)

and again, we are working on different reference point.

and the way i see it, the gtx 760 seems to have increased in prices a bit, which is why im saying to go for the 770 instead. (and then you brought the fact that you can get 760's for $240, thus this whole mess of argument)
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