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Old 02-09-09, 12:46 PM   #10
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Default Re: EVGA - Step-up is a marketing scam

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Originally Posted by zyklon69 View Post
So... i bought a 260 gtx thinking that i could do the step-up when the new cards arrive. Well.. no.. i've been in queue for a week and i've moved from being #115th in line to #110 in a week! The step-up does not offer any kind of "deal" to the consumer. I feel that it would have been more beneficial to sell the card on ebay and buy a new card somewhere else. The step-up program sucks, if anyone is learning towards evga because of this marketing scheme, think again.
Sometimes the queues are long but it is definitely a great program. I have used it on multiple occasions. You get credit for the full purchase price of your old card! Be patient. You can go from 110 to 6 in a couple of days sometimes..
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