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100 days, to EVGA's 90. Interesting. although from what i've seen EVGA's cards are still more sturdy.
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well shoot, for once the search was right, I just didnt narrow it enough.

I AM FAIL>
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They did see it...on March 18th...

[cliche]Repost!!![/cliche]

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Quote:
Originally Posted by Havegooda View Post
They did see it...on March 18th...

[cliche]Repost!!![/cliche]

~Gooda~
I somehow missed it.
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Hey, it's new to me. So I'll still say thanks and rep+ you.

Edit: DAMN IT! If I had known about this March 18th I could have stepped-up from my 7950GT!
Edit 2:
Quote:
Originally Posted by BFG
The BFG Trade Up program applies to all BFG graphics cards released after February 21, 2008.
I need to learn to read. (I'm happy again )
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post #16 of 23
I missed it the first time around also. This is big news lol. Its good though, pretty soon more manufacturers will follow suite or respond with something different.
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If EVGA allows double warranty like XFX. EVGA would be untouchable.
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post #18 of 23
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Originally Posted by 13 3 @ 7 l 3 13 0 y View Post
100 days, to EVGA's 90. Interesting. although from what i've seen EVGA's cards are still more sturdy.
Proof or shens.

Nvidia runs the show by allowing only approved PCB, RAM, etc. (some Asian companies get around this by buying GPU's from 3rd party vendors, etc., but we're talking major players here.) After everyone has a chance to reverse engineer the reference design, your only physical differences tend to be with the fansink. Some are changed from reference for lower cost, others for lower noise or better performance. Beyond that, your difference from brand to brand is warranty, support, marketing and price.

"Sturdiness" simply doesn't play a part.
post #19 of 23
Quote:
Originally Posted by gex80 View Post
SO WAIT!!!! I have a BFG 8800GT. That means i can "trade up" to a 9800? Cause i bought mine like a month to a month and a half ago.

EDIT: nvm i just read it again and i have to pay the difference. I only paid 220 cause of discount. So would i pay the difference of 220 or the difference of 270 which is the retail price.

That and to pay a price difference. I minds well just buy a new 8800gt and SLI it.

plus mine was released in october i think.
Well I think that this statement negates your claim...

Quote:
The Trade Up programme applies to all BFG Tech cards released after 21st February 2008 (i.e. GeForce 9-series and higher)
If your card is not a 9 series card... then no trade up for you. /shrug

This might be wrong, but that's how it reads.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by jonnyGURU View Post
Proof or shens.

Nvidia runs the show by allowing only approved PCB, RAM, etc. (some Asian companies get around this by buying GPU's from 3rd party vendors, etc., but we're talking major players here.) After everyone has a chance to reverse engineer the reference design, your only physical differences tend to be with the fansink. Some are changed from reference for lower cost, others for lower noise or better performance. Beyond that, your difference from brand to brand is warranty, support, marketing and price.

"Sturdiness" simply doesn't play a part.
Very true...

Also.. every company has that "Human Error" factor as well....

I think the argument should just be about what graphic art looks better And i will definatly vote evga at the bottom of the list!
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