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8800 GTS @ Newegg
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its ECS. i would stay away from this card
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I bit scary counting on a $50 rebate from that company. (Someone prove me wrong) But if they do honor it, it's a great deal.
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its ECS. i would stay away from this card
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but there is no way as a man I would have the letters ECS in my sig
    
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What's wrong with ECS? Aren't they all based off the nvidia reference board anyway?
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its common sence. first off XFX and evga are reference cards meaning the PCBs are made by foxconn. the other off brands are 3rd party makers. also the warranty isnt as good as evga or xfx.
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post #8 of 32
Its just that ive seen no negative reviews their cards and all the reviews on newegg are positive, so its not common sense for the rest of us
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Its just that ive seen no negative reviews their cards and all the reviews on newegg are positive, so its not common sense for the rest of us
newegg reviews are just a bunch of noobs that get cool stuff and think they know what they are talking about. ok here is a challenge for you. get that ECS card, put a 3rd party cooler on it and tell them that it died after you put the cooler on it and see if you can RMA it. evga bfg and xfx have life time warrantys and cover 3rd party coolers. ECS does not.
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post #10 of 32
If you're looking for a good warranty, I'd go with EVGA, XFX, or BFG. But physically, all the nVidia cards are the same. FAIK, the reference designs are all produced by the same manufacturer and then distributed by the various vendors. Sometimes the coolers are slightly different, but the circuit boards themselves are identical.
    
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