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Old 11-12-2006, 02:27 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Unhappy evga step up program

hey guys, i just upgraded to a 7900gs KO edition from evga. i have a 480 watt powersupply, 2 gig of memory, 80 gig hard drive, a pentium 4 with ht 3 ghz, 2 dvd burners, etc. my question is about the step up program for evga. i got my card for 180$. what should i do, what should i upgrade to. what card will be compatible with my system without upgrading parts of my system. i still have 3 months to decide which card i want to get, but should even consider using the step up. what would u guys do, would u step up or stay where i am right now

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Old 11-12-2006, 06:56 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Only thing you can really step up to is the 7950 and 8800. Both and expensive and you'll need a stronger PSU. I'd say wait till near the end of the 3 months for best value. Nvidia may have their next line of cards out by then.

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Old 11-12-2006, 05:27 PM   #3 (permalink)
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^^^ true true ... but your pretty much at the top... for non sli and value ....

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Old 11-12-2006, 05:29 PM   #4 (permalink)
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come on some, i need help
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Old 11-12-2006, 05:35 PM   #5 (permalink)
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If that isnt enough for you then you need help that we cant offer.

I agree wait out the 3 months, then about a week before it expires come back and ask us again.

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Old 11-12-2006, 07:06 PM   #6 (permalink)
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man u could probally get a 7950 gx2 and it still work alright with that psu after all im running mine on a 420 but im not getting the performance i want i think ur psu would be fine though i dont really know
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Old 11-12-2006, 08:24 PM   #7 (permalink)
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Does the eVGA step-up program reimburse 100% of the old VGA cards worth (or your buying price)?

I got a 7900GTO and I know I'm eligable, just not sure if its worth it to make the jump.
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Old 11-12-2006, 08:25 PM   #8 (permalink)
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Originally posted by UA_Iron
Does the eVGA step-up program reimburse 100% of the old VGA cards worth (or your buying price)?


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