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Okay, well if you HAD to choose between MSI and EVGA, Which one would it be?
EVGA vanilla with life time warranty
    
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Okay, well if you HAD to choose between MSI and EVGA, Which one would it be?
I've had a great experience with MSI customer service. I fried two 570s then they sent me a 580. EVGA lifetime warranty is a scam. After 3 years the hardware will be so dated who cares what happens to it. The warranty is not transferable with EVGA either, which cuts into resale value pretty deeply.
Edited by Shredicus - 4/7/11 at 8:02pm
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I've had a great experience with MSI customer service. I fried two 570s then they sent me a 580. EVGA lifetime warranty is a scam. After 3 years the hardware will be so dated who cares what happens to it. The warranty is not transferable with EVGA either, which cuts into resale value pretty deeply.
EVGA really does do lifetime warranty and if the card dies and they don't produce it anymore, they give you equal performance on the newer cards. I'm sure they'll still have 570s 3 years from now anyways to give out. How is it a scam in anyway?
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I would definitely go for the MSI card if I was forced to choose... A 3-year transferable warranty on a card with a much more effective and quieter cooler sounds better than a card with a blower style cooler and a non-transferable warranty. I'd never have a card for three years anyway.
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EVGA really does do lifetime warranty and if the card dies and they don't produce it anymore, they give you equal performance on the newer cards. I'm sure they'll still have 570s 3 years from now anyways to give out. How is it a scam in anyway?
What percent of people do you think actually RMA their cards outside of the standard 3 year warranty offered by most companies? 2 maybe 3%?

It's like life insurance.
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See everyone talks about warranties being non transferable with EVGA.. Yeah, Okay.. But what if you registered the cards to a dummy email. Then when you sold the cards, let the buyer change the password and stuff for the dummy email, and EVGA account, He would then be able to change the Shipping Address.. .. Seems kinda Transferable to me .

EDIT: And lets be straight up here. How much extra money we talking in resale value?
10-20$ maybbbe? I would feel much better about buying a card from somebody that would assist with the lifetime warranty than a card that is about to expire in 6 months ..
Edited by Capwn - 4/7/11 at 8:56pm
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See everyone talks about warranties being non transferable with EVGA.. Yeah, Okay.. But what if you registered the cards to a dummy email. Then when you sold the cards, let the buyer change the password and stuff for the dummy email, and EVGA account, He would then be able to change the Shipping Address.. .. Seems kinda Transferable to me .
Kind of like how you can actually buy liquor if you're a minor if you just steal it and throw money at the Indian guy that chases after you
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I stand by my point in both my post and my edit.
Lifetime is good too, and can be better..
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