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I only commented on this thread because the 750 ti with the way it boost is way to close to a 760 to consider paying $100 more for it. Step up is a good option to hedge your investment.
Edited by UNOE - 3/28/14 at 8:31pm
 
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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 $320 (if u find one thats, again, with promos and such, you can find the same thing for the 760, thus, u have to adjust prices accordingly, which u seem to NOT be doing)
I'm going by current prices.
Not down the road as OP stated, now I get it.
e) the only time I've even see a price acually go up is from Mining.
AMD prices increase 100$ or more and the 750ti's go up 25-75$
Still say it is valid pricing for the time to come.
ee) eww just remember 8XX series might be good for mining and have the pricing poo too
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post #63 of 142
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Go ahead guys, hash it out. lol
post #64 of 142
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So this is valid with all EVGA GTX700 series cards?

 

No, it's only valid on the cards (and other products) listed on the Step Up page. It's not always the same every day either. They choose what products EVGA customers can step up to, just as long as they have registered within the first 14 days and are still inside that 90-day window.

 

Just go here and read. After reading this, you will not have any additional questions:

 

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

 

Of particular interest, Ctrl+F the page for "Step-Up Inventory - What can I Step-Up to?"


Edited by TwoCables - 3/28/14 at 8:33pm
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post #65 of 142
Its valid with any EVGA purchase. And you can only choice from the list what you want to upgrade which is typically only reference cards.

(You don't have to buy a card on list to get a step up)
 
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How about the 270X? I see those vary from $200-$270?
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I'm going by current prices.
Not down the road as OP stated, now I get it.
e) the only time I've even see a price acually go up is from Mining.
AMD prices increase 100$ or more and the 750ti's go up 25-75$
Still say it is valid pricing for the time to come.
ee) eww just remember 8XX series might be good for mining and have the pricing poo too

yeah, I dont go by current prices, but more of a "general price" when im comparing to similar items to be fair and not give advantage to one over the other (in this case, video cards to video cards)

only when i start buying i go into current prices, which is how i was able to get my current rig at only $650, which wouldve been $900 at retail prices (at the time) biggrin.gif
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How about the 270X? I see those vary from $200-$270?

 

What are you asking? Are you asking if that's a good purchase, or are you asking if that's a card that you could step up to?

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How about the 270X? I see those vary from $200-$270?
well... a 270 can be over-clocked to a 270x.. and of course a 270x can go further
You can typically find a 270x 2gb or 4gb for around 250$ (the 4gb vrm isn't needed but for the price it's worth it)
http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=8573338&CatId=7387
This guy went on sale for 200$ but I didn't have the money to get it.
Wound up getting a 270x hawk refurb for 210$
http://www.ncixus.com/products/?sku=91078&vpn=11217-01-20G&manufacture=SAPPHIRE
234$
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202059
230$
Newegg has tax though

e) 760 is a better option as a single card though.
ee) Definitely not worth you buying but if you were 100% budget oriented
http://www.ncixus.com/products/?sku=94044&vpn=CGAX-R927X614&manufacture=Club3D&promoid=1020
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What are you asking? Are you asking if that's a good purchase, or are you asking if that's a card that you could step up to?

i think he means how is that card for the price.

i cant really answer for him though, i dont know much about AMD's side (i quit when the mining craze boosted their prices up)
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