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I'm going to RMA my old EVGA GTX 280 SC which stopped working (going to sell it to my cousin). With GTX 280s becoming a bit rare, are GTX 280s still being sent out, or will I get a GTX 285 or 275?
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safe to bet a 280 will come back - not really that rare - could you imagine if i sent in my 8800?
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I can't wait to use my 295 for a year or two until it's phased out, then fold the heck out of it overclocked at the ragged edge of stability until it dies an excruciatingly painful and prolonged death and is replaced by a GTX480.

To answer your question, you'll probably get back another 280. I would guess they can't downgrade (no 275) and they'll avoid upgrading if possible.
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Yeah, like others have said...you will most likely get back a 280. As for getting back a 275...I doubt that would happen since that would be a downgrade. Worst that happens is you get back a 280...best that happens is you get back a 285.
    
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yea I was on the phone with them today and they said they usually don't give out brand new stuff, usually just b-stock refurbs and stuff so even if new gtx 280s are becoming rare they probably see their share of RMAed and refurbed gtx 280s

if you're lucky you could end up with a gtx 285 though
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safe to bet a 280 will come back - not really that rare - could you imagine if i sent in my 8800?
RMA'd an 8800GT a few months ago. Received an 8800GT.
    
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RMA'd an 8800GT a few months ago. Received an 8800GT.
sorry for not being specific - 8800gts 640mb ssc edition XD
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RMA'd an 8800GT a few months ago. Received an 8800GT.
How unexpected!
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How unexpected!
Actually, it wasn't a card that had never been OC'd. Belonged to a friend. I just registered it for him when I bought it for him. Later, I RMA'd it for him.
    
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