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post #1 of 14
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Planning to buy 2 580's, but which one of these would you buy?

ASUS or EVGA

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814130587

OR

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16814121409
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I'd go w/ EVGA for lifetime warranty.
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EVGA because of their completely amazing warranty system.
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post #4 of 14
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Well I have thought eVGA for lifetime warranty, but it's probably not likely to have these cards past 3 years anyway.

But I have had evga and liked them before.
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post #5 of 14
+1 to evga. I almost bought a pny one from best buy since i had 80 dollars in gift cards for there but I decided to go ahead and buy the EVGA one anyways for the warranty and I ended up selling the cards to my parents haha.
    
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evga +1
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Dunno why people reccommend EVGA purely on the length of the warranty, as said how many enthusiasts keep there card longer then 2-3 years.
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post #9 of 14
sorry to thread Jack.. but I would like to this as well..
I have ran EVGA stuff since my first build in 08.. and it's been great however..
EVGA's warranty/step-up options have changed for the worse for me anyways.
Well, you guys that live in the continental U.S have it good.. but not me.. I live on Guam.. which is a U.S Territory and they(EVGA) would only allow Street addresses.. so in turn I had to use a street address.. then they only shipped in the U.s.. so I used a Forwarding company.. and then.. They(EVGA) started.. guess what.. no fowarding companies allowed also.. *** is that..
I dig the whole warranty and step up.. and the reliability of the products but it's like driving us out.
I may try something different when socket 2011 comes out if I even jump on that band wagon.
But go with EVGA..they have uber forums man.. ppl are there to help.. critique and what ever.. It's great..
I have never tried an Asus product and I've heard some weird stories of guys here that dealt with there RMA process and stuff. so for me it's an iffy thing to try them out.
But again this is all generally from a location point of view.. it sucks living somewhere, where ppl think the locals wear grass skirts.. coconut bra's and still live in huts. hahaha...
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definitely evga
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