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

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Originally Posted by saturnotaku View Post
I'm guessing that he's stepping up to a GTX 285 or 295, both of which are brand new products that haven't been at retail very long. As such, step-up requests are probably going to take longer to fill than, say, for someone moving from an 8800 to a GTX 260. The initial move through the queue can take a bit, but once eVGA gets supply (it's not as if they're only ordering one card at a time), his position will move up quicker than he thinks.
Ahhhhh. I see. I've never used it before...and I'm kinda out of the loop on this stuff.
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