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I understand this is going to be more of an opinion thing, but who produces the best GeForce? I'm going to be buying my computer very shortly (once Sandy Bridge is released), and I want to have a good idea on the components I'll be buying.

After reading reviews on 6970's, 570's, and the 580's. I've made up my mind. I want to get a GTX 570. It's the best price for performance option out there, IMO.

Anyways,

What company designs the best GeForce?
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Last time i checked all the 460 470 etc were just reference boards...Cant go wrong with asus or evga imo, evga step up programme is nice to have
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EVGA or PNY IMO....

both have amazing customer service. I have had products from both that i have had to RMA (GTS250 PNY and an SLI3 FTW mobo from EVGA) Both great companies!!

both also within 30 days of registering your card give you a life time warranty on the cards for both companies
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Can't really go wrong with ASUS, EVGA or MSI.. they all seem to have similar performance so it would come down to personal preference and warranties...

Some people here as of late have been having some issues with EVGA warranty support but those could be isolated issues.. I myself am looking at picking up an ASUS GTX 460 here shortly to replace my aging 9800GT.

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EVGA or PNY IMO....

both have amazing customer service. I have had products from both that i have had to RMA (GTS250 PNY and an SLI3 FTW mobo from EVGA) Both great companies!!

both also within 30 days of registering your card give you a life time warranty on the cards for both companies
With the EVGA cards you just have to be careful as there are now 2 different codes attached to the GPU's TR and AR one comes with a 2 yr IIRC and the other comes with the other has the lifetime warranty.
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EVGA ASUS SPARKLE there all good
ref cards are all just about the same
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Quote:
Originally Posted by BlkDrgn28 View Post

With the EVGA cards you just have to be careful as there are now 2 different codes attached to the GPU's TR and AR one comes with a 2 yr IIRC and the other comes with the other has the lifetime warranty.
usually the card its self will say if its eligible for the lifetime warranty...


example

(look at the warranty info)

http://www.evga.com/products/moreInf...s%20Family&sw=
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I understand your point tx-jose I was just making the observation that NOT ALL EVGA cards come with the lifetime warranty.. that is all.
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EVGA clear and simple
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Quote:
Originally Posted by ShortySmalls View Post
EVGA clear and simple
agreed
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EVGA is the route to go with Nvidia cards...make sure your card number ends in AR...which means lifetime warrenty.....

ASUS,Sapphire are the way to go with AMD cards...
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