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Does it really matter if you get a 500Mhz 7900GT or a 520Mhz 7900GT for the same price? They are the exact same right?

XFX GeForce 7900 GT EXTREME (520MHz)

or

eVGA Geforce 7900GT (500 Mhz)

Who has better customer support / warrenty / ect?
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eVGA cover switching heatsinks and XFX has a double-lifetime (yes, double) warraty
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xfx def they are great and will overclock well heres a review i just found on the new 7 series cards

http://guru3d.com/article/Videocards/326/
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post #4 of 16
Evga... They have a lifetime warranty even if you change the heatsink. They are great to deal with too.
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post #5 of 16
Quote:
Originally Posted by pauldovi
Does it really matter if you get a 500Mhz 7900GT or a 520Mhz 7900GT for the same price? They are the exact same right?

XFX GeForce 7900 GT EXTREME (520MHz)

or

eVGA Geforce 7900GT (500 Mhz)

Who has better customer support / warrenty / ect?
Just bought the same eVGA
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130281
    
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post #6 of 16
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I am going to be slapping a MCW60 on here, so EVGA is better?
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post #7 of 16
I would say so, dont forget the ramsinks!

XFX is nice beacuse if you sell the card you can say "still comes with lifetime warranty", but EVGA has the stepup policy so you could actually give your card back to evga for a DX10 card when they come out and get 300 bucks in credit!
    
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post #8 of 16
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Quote:
Originally Posted by killnine
I would say so, dont forget the ramsinks!

XFX is nice beacuse if you sell the card you can say "still comes with lifetime warranty", but EVGA has the stepup policy so you could actually give your card back to evga for a DX10 card when they come out and get 300 bucks in credit!
I bought the Ramsink and waterblock thingy last week for $60.... (Before I knew it would work on 7900 series! )
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post #9 of 16
Plus, eVGA has the step up program, so if you decide you want a 7900GTX, you'll only have to pay the price difference between the two.
post #10 of 16
the 7900GT (with OC) will definitely last you until next jan, for Dx10. Just wait to use your step-up for Dx10. Make it count, you only get one
    
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