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That's the best thing about eVGA, their step-up program and since the 7900 GTX is cheaper, you pay nothing (except maybe S&H), so don't feel that bad, you could have got XFX and be stuck with it.
    
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Then yeah, just register your card with eVGA, and you can send it to them, and get a 7900GTX, probably for no more than about $30. (Shipping and tax)
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I paid close to $1,500.00CAN for both my 7800GTX 512's and they work great. I am still very pleased with them. I can understand those who are on a very tight life budget worrying about how they spent a few hundred dollars too much on this or that but those who are able to afford such products seldom are too worried about a small percentage of expenditure. At the time I bought them, they were the best. Nothing in technology stands still so why would I complain when prices drop or tech gets better. Those who think like that are small-minded worrisome people. It was what I wanted at the time. I am still happy

I will use these cards until a better generation architecture (not refresh) comes about. These cards run at 47 Idle and 65 Load, are quiet as hell, play any game I want at maximum resolutions, eye candy and refresh rates.

Life is good for me and a few dollars will not worry me one way or another. When Conroe comes about I will again buy the top of the line, overclock it and enjoy the tweaking.

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Originally Posted by sccr64472
How do you think the guys feel that paid $1500 for 2 "special edition" 7800gtx 512s? I'd be torqued.

likewise, those that bought Ati's x1800 series got screwed when the x1900 was released shortly after and was so much better.
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yeah see, i just bought a 7800GTX about a month ago too
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Originally Posted by CalsonicSky
yeah see, i just bought a 7800GTX about a month ago too
And that card will slide through games like mad. You are more cpu bound than gpu bound.

The thing is, one can not expect technology to stop. You can just be happy that your card does everything that you want it to do and once it does not then you can look to a different one.

You should have a smiley face not a sad face as you have a card that is faster than 95% of societies cards.

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