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09-08-07, 07:58 PM
How good are EVGA video cards? The only reason I ask is I have a chance to buy a used 8800 GTS 320 mb Super Clocks for $200.00. I comes with all the hardware and box and all. But I found out that the warranty cannot be transfered. If it was a BFG I would not worry. Never had a problem them.

Thank you for your time.

09-08-07, 08:31 PM
all the graphics cards i have had have been EVGA, and they have been really good. Never had one go bad, overheat, or anything.
i dunno, can you purchase and advanced RMA after the fact or not?

09-08-07, 08:39 PM
For 200$ I'd snag it even without the RMA. I have a non-superclocked version and it is amazing. AFAIK the warranty CAN be transfered but only once (check the evga website). But at that price I wouldn't blink twice, really ^^

09-08-07, 08:44 PM
I got a email back from EVGA saying that the warranty cannot be transfered..

For 200$ I'd snag it even without the RMA. I have a non-superclocked version and it is amazing. AFAIK the warranty CAN be transfered but only once (check the evga website). But at that price I wouldn't blink twice, really ^^

09-08-07, 08:46 PM
I have always gotten ASUS or Gainward cards... but with the 8 series I went EVGA and I must say I have no complaints :)

09-08-07, 09:13 PM
my mistake, sorry (i thought someone once told me it could be transferred over once). Still, the price is 100$ less than retail on newegg for superclocked..

09-08-07, 10:15 PM
Ever since I switched back to nVidia I've bought EVGA almost exclusively, this includes 3 graphics cards (2x7800GT's and 1x8800GTX) and 3 motherboards (1xnForce 4 and 2x680i) and I've been extremely pleased with them.

Not only have I enjoyed using their products both at home and at work, but when I bought my first 7800GT I had actually just missed the free Call of Duty giveaway, but their tech support still sent me a copy (and a Quake 4 copy as well). Their forums are full of technicians ready to offer help and give out their direct email addresses for assistance. I couldn't be happier.

09-08-07, 10:40 PM
yah their customer support is very good. especially compared to ASUS. i personally hate their technical support. the language barrier is absolutley insane. i feel like i'd be better off trying to hit my head against the wall while trying to learn a 3rd language

09-08-07, 11:27 PM
I can highly recommend them
I have a 6800 Ultra/6800GT/7900GTX/8800GTX, all EVGA work perfect no problems:)

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09-09-07, 01:06 AM
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09-09-07, 01:55 AM
EVGA makes teh best cards

09-09-07, 02:30 AM
Ive never tried eVGA cards, because they arent very common here. Ive used MSI, Leadtek and Gainward before and i must say Leadtek is the best among the three. I just wished they had more eVGA cards here.

Capt. Picard
09-09-07, 04:00 AM
Does Jakup still work for eVGA?

09-09-07, 04:17 AM
After having two other brands die on me in the past i decided to go evga, ive had afew evga cards in the past, ive never had one go bad.... top brand!

09-09-07, 04:40 AM
Does Jakup still work for eVGA?
Nah. He now owns eVGA. ;) :cool:

09-09-07, 05:52 AM
FWIW my last 4 cards have been EVGA and I've never had a problem :)

09-09-07, 07:46 AM
I had to get 3 RMAs on my 7800GS agp SC cause they wouldnt run at super clocked speeds without locking up to a black screen, but I chalked it up to hickups with working with chips ment for pcie running on ago boards. Thanks to the life time warentee though, replacement is easy and I got them to pay for 2 of the returns. I purchased my last vid card from them cause I knew if I had any problems, sending it back would be a non-issue.

09-09-07, 08:57 AM
I haven't had a single problem with my 8800 GTX or my 680i SLI motherboard, and even if I did, you can't beat a lifetime replacement warranty. It just doesn't get any better than that. ;)

09-09-07, 11:24 AM
$200 ! Thats dirt cheap, who cares who makes it.

09-09-07, 11:45 AM
Great cards imo 6800/7900gt-x3,2 overvolted and still not a problem.:p

09-09-07, 06:29 PM
yeah i love evga, especially their customer service and rma process. Also in the past i have had Bfg and Pny. But i really recommend evga.

09-12-07, 05:29 PM
Does Jakup still work for eVGA?

yep and is a credit to the company.

On the strength of him I would go eVGA on my next build :thumbsup:

09-12-07, 05:30 PM
damn just had a look. My BFG 8800gtx is 70oc at idle :eek: wtf!

Im sure this cant be good :(

09-12-07, 05:35 PM
just ran stalker for 2 mins. temps jumped up to 98oc in literally 120secs.

Damn :wtf:

something seems to be wrong....