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post #31 of 42
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Originally Posted by sLowEnd View Post
I'm surprised no European chimed in about this yet.

It seems the maximum length allowed for a warranty in Europe is 10 years.
http://www.evga.com/forums/fb.ashx?m=624495

That's why they only offer lifetime in NA.



Unfortunately stuff like the GTX460 isn't covered lifetime.
Sweet spot cards
Most Europeans won't comment on it because EVGA has very little market penetration in Europe. (The leading retailers in the UK only stocked EVGA cards since the 400 series from what I can see).

I agree with the people on the side of 10 years = overkill. If a card I have isn't dead after 5 years it will be thrown out by then anyway. A 3 year warranty is more than sufficient for my personal needs.
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post #32 of 42
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You're never going to keep a GPU or mobo for 10 years. That's crazy.
I agree,at-least most of us on the forum don't.
 
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AK approves
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12/28/2010
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$257.05
2 x EVGA 01G-P3-1370-TR GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

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post #35 of 42
I don't really see a reason now to go with anyone other than EVGA on the Nvidia side.
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post #36 of 42
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I don't really see a reason now to go with anyone other than EVGA on the Nvidia side.
Some people like to be faithful to a certain company if they have been good to them and have helped them out on previous occasions. I completely agree with them too. You chose the company that best works for you.
post #37 of 42
Wait, so they "upgraded" their lifetime warranty to 3 years?
    
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post #38 of 42
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Wait, so they "upgraded" their lifetime warranty to 3 years?
Yeah pretty much. Unless they still continue to offer -AR products which I doubt. I bet we'll see the whole lineup move to this new system.
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post #39 of 42
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Wait, so they "upgraded" their lifetime warranty to 3 years?
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Originally Posted by ljason8eg View Post
Yeah pretty much. Unless they still continue to offer -AR products which I doubt. I bet we'll see the whole lineup move to this new system.
This is not true, please read carefully. This upgrade only takes affect on their basic warranty products. Their lifetime warranty products will not be changed.
post #40 of 42
Who cares when you'll have to send the damn thing back to evga 4 times just to get one that works? Each time waiting weeks unless you pay into their shady rma lottery system.
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