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Upgrade 7800GT to 7900GT for $10 + shipping!

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If you are an EVGA 7800GT owner and you purchased yours say, around xmas, like many of us did, you may still be within your 90 day window to take advantage of their step-up program.

I'm doing it. 7800gt to 7900gt for about $10 bucks + shipping.

I've been looking at performance. It's not a huge diff, but the 7900 is worth ~an extra 10 FPS on most apps, plus it OC's better than the 7800GT!

If you can, do it!
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I wouldn't do it now, if you can hold off for a while. The demand for the 7900 series is very high right now. If you send in your card today, you'll probably be waiting at least a couple of weeks for them to get a new shipment in and sort through all the orders they've already got.
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They tell you when they get it back in and when to ship it in. If you look here My second post in that thread will explain what I mean.
    
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I would! My 7900GT will be here today. I got ride of my 7800GT because I have a feeling that the value of these 7800GT's are going to go down since you can now get a better card for the same price. Who would want to buy a lesser card for the same price as a better one? Plus the set up plan only gives you 90 days. After that, your on your own. Putting it on ebay my end up making you loose money. You know what I mean?
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correction!

Looks like it's going to be an even swap. Only costing me shipping. I'm officially an EVGA sell-out fanboy now.
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Same here. Gonna pay for the shipping cost and pack my card up for shipment on monday!
    
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