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Old 03-18-2008, 05:09 PM   #1 (permalink)
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Can you guys tell me the difference between EVGA and XFX? For example, the new 9800 GX2 comes with a free game if you buy from XFX but not EVGA. What are the main differences in their warranty ( lifetime, 2year, etc) and what not. I know EVGA has a step up program but I wouldn't really use something like that
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XFX has double lifetime which can be used for the next buyer if you decide to sell which in turn could/would hold its value alittle more. Covers overclocking and whatnot
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The warranty stuff is a question i've been wondering as well, i've heard that evga's warranty transfers as well but i haven't been able to confirm it.
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no eva warranty does not transfer, but aslong as ur card doesnt have any trouble no need to register it in the first place so if u sel lwith out ever havign a problems then the second buyer can register to.
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If I remember correctly, if you don't register it within the first year, you lose all lifetime warranty coverage.
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XFX has double lifetime which can be used for the next buyer if you decide to sell which in turn could/would hold its value alittle more. Covers overclocking and whatnot
I was stoked when I ordered my second 7800gt last year for sli and found this out. EVGA's cards and customer service are great, but their warranty made me an XFX fan.
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Do both XFX and EVGA have lifetime warranty?
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yes, but XFX can transfer, and it covers OC, i am not sure about EVGA for the OC part.
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What about BFG? How's their warranty and video cards?
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bfg covers over clockign i beleive, but only has one life tiem warranty and will not transfer. nor does it have a step up. i consider xfx/evga first rate, then brands like bfg and msi pny second, then there is palit galaxy zolat and so on at the bottom of the list.
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