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Holy cow....I thought they sold lots of 970....

time to short Nvidia stock?biggrin.gif
Nah, even if they give everyone that ever bought a 970 those 30 bucks it really wouldn't make a difference.
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My 970 G1 has been fantastic, but $30 is $30. It will go towards a 1070 if they resolve these latency/stuttering issues with them.
   
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How many of you bought a GTX 970 after knowing about the 3.5 GB + 0.5 GB issue + 1.75 MB of L2 Cache instead of 2 MB and 56 usable ROPs instead of 64, said that there was nothing wrong with the card and that it performed just fine and will now nonetheless claim $30?

What Nvidia did was wrong. If you fit the above you're no better than them. The right thing to do was to not enable such behaviour, simply not buying the GTX 970 would have made it clear.

I bought the card on launch day because of the 4GB. Only to find out later on it was 3.5GB and the 0.5GB was slow. Sold that card few weeks ago because of that 3.5GB or else would have kept it for my other computer.
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How many of you bought a GTX 970 after knowing about the 3.5 GB + 0.5 GB issue + 1.75 MB of L2 Cache instead of 2 MB and 56 usable ROPs instead of 64, said that there was nothing wrong with the card and that it performed just fine and will now nonetheless claim $30?
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What Nvidia did was wrong. If you fit the above you're no better than them. The right thing to do was to not enable such behaviour, simply not buying the GTX 970 would have made it clear.

But, did they ever change the packaging? Even now, GTX 970s are sold as "4GB" cards.

http://www.geforce.com/hardware/desktop-gpus/geforce-gtx-970/specifications

It still says 4GB, haha.
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I bought one not long after the launch the EVGA SC version launched. I felt pretty miffed when the news came out about the gimped memory and ROP's. Not that I was having a bad experience with games, I just hate false or misleading marketing. Before that news came out I thought I was going to be buying Nvidia for a while but afterwards I started considering AMD more again. The AMDGPU Linux driver was more icing on the cake.
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I deserve a post here. I think it's time to don a different avatar now.

Was able to get 1 660 fully refunded by Newegg after reading Anandtech articles. SLI in BF4 at >1.5GB hitched like a botch.
Edited by mouacyk - 7/28/16 at 2:52pm
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Ok so guess i'll wait to claim my cash.
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The amazing thing, is how many people rose to the defense on NV on this issue. So many people here found the 970 debacle completely acceptable to the point where they were actively ridiculing people for taking up issue with it.

Gonna be hard to argue now that a court of law settled our debate.
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It'd be more amazing/amusing to see how many of those who actively defended nVidia file a claim for the $30.
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No refund for me !
i let my wallet do the talking and bought a card from the other "Tribe" !
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