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Old 04-02-2008, 09:34 PM   #111 (permalink)
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Really? I checked the website and it said you cannot return items that have a used MIR. If so, I'll try to do all the MIR's the same day I purchase it so I don't forget. Let me double check because I don't want to risk it.
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I talked to a Newegg Representative and he told me that you just have to "purchase* the item by the date listed and then you have like 30 or so days after to receive the MIR. That is awesome. I guess it's a go then, I will order everything tonight and hopefully nothing goes out of stock in the next 2-3 hours lol.
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Hey, Do you guys think its worth it to get a BFG Tech or Evga for an extra $25 or $50 because of the Lifetime Warranty/Step up? I think MSI has 3 year Limited Warranty for Parts and Labor and 2 Year Limited Warranty for Parts only. Is it worth it or should I just stay with the MSI?

MSI is $199 After MIR
Evga is $249 After MIR
BFG is $225 After MIR

Please respond soon since I will be ordering tonight.
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Old 04-03-2008, 12:51 PM   #114 (permalink)
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get the cheapest one, if you plan on upgrading within the next 90 days then pay more for the eVGA
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Newegg.com - MSI NX8800GTS 512M OC GeForce 8800GTS (G92) 512MB 256-bit GDDR3 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Supported Video Card - Retail

just get that....
if you wanna stepup, get the evga....
just remember that the newer 99 series might now even be avaiable by july as release dates can get delayed and usually do. Unless you plan on stepping up to a 9800gtx X 2...
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Well, you guys are a little late. I got the EVGA, I decided what the ****, pay the extra $50 for the lifetime warranty and stepup. I doubt I will be upgrading for a while. Till this day, I have a Direct X 7 64MB GeForce MX440 GPU and it plays my games a little laggy, but I don't really care about quality that much, and I have 256MB Ram, so you can imagine how crappy it is to play a game. With the new setup, it will last me a long time, and if I want to upgrade, I'll just sell the DFI and get a 780i SLi Mobo and another 8800GTS G92.
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well...i dont think you will have this gts for over 2-3 years anyways.
My first upgrade was the 7600gt, then a year later i got the 7900gs , then like 6-8 months later i got the 8800gts 320mb then like a month later i ggot the ultra ....3 months later i got the gts 512mb....
I do now that i will be sticking with this setup for a long time...prolly until nehalem will come out.
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lol, I know what its like to be without a good PC, look at my sig

but instead of playing cruddy Runescape, I put my time here into recommending builds and I do play a bit of Soldier Front here and there and pwn people with my AK74 when people already post my normal recommendations
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Yeh, If I ran 3DMARK06 On my computer now, it would probably catch on fire. LOL.

64MB GPU
2.4Ghz CPU Is the Best thing
256MB Ram, Yup...256MB RAM!
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I hate this computer, it's killing me.
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Mine doesn't even meet the 3dmark06 Minimum requirements, hence it score a "0" (points to signature)
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