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Old 03-09-09, 09:04 AM   #3
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Default Re: RMA'd 8800 Ultra SSC and received GTX 260 back??

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Originally Posted by hokeyplyr48 View Post
I RMA'd my 8800 Ultra (the fastest one evga made, N887) through EVGA which still is a top card today. It still can run all my games at 2560x1600 with no problems whatsoever except crysis of course. It started giving me BSOD and causing lock-ups and giving me nklddm or whatever stopped responding messages. So I RMA'd it and they're sending me back a GTX 260.

I feel like this is a significant downgrade, what do you guys think? I'm not trying to get a free upgrade, but I just don't want to lose anything other than the $500 price difference for what I originally paid for the card last year.
The GTX260 has higher bandwidth, higher shading power, more memory, better Purevideo engine, power saving modes, CUDA 1.3 support, ...

It's a nice deal man.

My story with XFX Europe really ended horrible:
http://www.nvnews.net/vbulletin/showthread.php?t=94262

I bought a "600 Euros 7900GTX XT 512MB", and after 6 months without gfx card, and 2 RMAs, they wanted to send me a "120 Euros 8600GT 256MB".

I never marry with any brand, but now i'm a happy eVGA customer, and i'm not returning to XFX Europe. They dunno how to deal with the enthusiast buyers.
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