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post #1 of 7
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I JUST bought a 3870 for 164$ yesterday off newegg, and today i get a email from evga that my stepup has been approved for the 8800GTS from the 7600gt i have in my sig.

I can pay $170 for the 8800gts and send in my 7600gt and they will send it out.

**** what do i do?
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my stepup is still in effect for 2 more months so i guess i can wait till my payday and get this then sell the 3870. Its coming in the mail tomarrow >_< **** i should of waited.
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post #3 of 7
Why did you buy a card while waiting for your stepup? o_o

Sell your radeon or keep it as a backup card or something (Like if you plan on overclocking your 8800GTS and it breaks somehow)

Btw is this the new GTS or the old one?
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post #4 of 7
Just return the 3870.
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post #5 of 7
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new GTS and i did'nt think they would approve it i had lost my invoice after i bought it, but they still accepted it which i thought was weird, they sent me a email saying send your invoice and i kid you not 3 mins later i got another one saying it was approved.
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post #6 of 7
Sell the 3870
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post #7 of 7
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just going to let the deal pass i still have 2 months to do a step up if i choose not worth it right now as 2x 3870 crossfired will be about the same. Also alot cheaper since i have a xfire mobo.
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