**** for some reason my eVGA doesn't have lifetime warranty.. only 2 years...
"EVGA is recognized through customer loyalty and the highest levels in customer satisfaction. We continously work to make sure that each sale results in a customer for life! This is part of the EVGA Difference - known for offering value and performance, as well as top notch customer service.
In keeping with our valued ideology, we are pleased to offer the new EVGA Lifetime Warranty.
For our retail Graphics Card and Mainboard products purchased on or after June 22, 2005, EVGA will provide a lifetime warranty to the original purchaser of each retail product that the product will not suffer, in material or workmanship, from any defect that adversely affects the performance of the product. This lifetime warranty is valid for the life of the retail product, so long as the original purchaser owns the product, based upon the following conditions:
Lifetime Warranty is for all retail Graphics Card and Mainboard products ending in the part numbers AX, DX, or FX.
There is no physical damage to the PCB, GPU/chipset, or components.
We will repair or replace the defective parts free of charge (no refunds). All you pay is the shipping charge to return the product to EVGA."
i guess mine doesn't end with those letters....
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