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I have a few questions about this process because I know some of you have gone through it. I read the website but it didn't seem to really explain to me the exact process.
I'll make an example to make the questions slightly easier.

Ok, so lets say I buy a 8800GTS today, from my understanding I have 90 days to register for the step-up. Are you guranteed to get the step-up?

If i do get the step-up approval, say one month after i have had my 8800GTS, do i need to replace right away with whatever card i want to replace it with, or do i have all 90 days to wait and choose?

I guess thats all i really wanted to know, if you have anything else to add, i would greatly appreciate it
    
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I have a few questions about this process because I know some of you have gone through it. I read the website but it didn't seem to really explain to me the exact process.
I'll make an example to make the questions slightly easier.

Ok, so lets say I buy a 8800GTS today, from my understanding I have 90 days to register for the step-up. Are you guranteed to get the step-up?

If i do get the step-up approval, say one month after i have had my 8800GTS, do i need to replace right away with whatever card i want to replace it with, or do i have all 90 days to wait and choose?

I guess thats all i really wanted to know, if you have anything else to add, i would greatly appreciate it

You have 90 days, if you register your card on they're site. You are guranteed access to the step-up so long as u don't like, blow the card up or something crazy. You have all 90 days to choose, and then u submit the step-up, send the money / ur card, wait i think its a weekish depending on location and get a new card back.

Edit: You can do the stepup any time within the 90 days you wish, even the day after you buy it.
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thanks for the info, i'm been wondering about this for a long time
    
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just dont loose anything, they want it all back
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thanks for the info, i'm been wondering about this for a long time
Actually... I sent in everything but the factory packaging and wasn't charged any extra when I went from a GTS 640 to a GTX
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one more question, who chooses the price of the new video card? say i bought my 8800GTS 320 and want to step-up to the 640, will i be charged at the price of the 640 on NCIX at the time or a price that evga chooses?
    
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one more question, who chooses the price of the new video card? say i bought my 8800GTS 320 and want to step-up to the 640, will i be charged at the price of the 640 on NCIX at the time or a price that evga chooses?
One that eVGA chooses I believe
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ouch, that kinda sucks, didn;t think about that one
    
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one more question, who chooses the price of the new video card? say i bought my 8800GTS 320 and want to step-up to the 640, will i be charged at the price of the 640 on NCIX at the time or a price that evga chooses?
MSRP... Note that this price does not decrease over time (usually).
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but you get instant rebates from online retailers, for example, i got 30 dollars off instantly
    
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