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Old 03-21-2007, 12:02 AM   #11 (permalink)
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Step-up is good....if you have a card to hold you over for 3-4 weeks while you are on the waiting list. I was going to step-up my 7900GS before.....funny today is the 3rd month lol. Although I've decided to just sell my card later and get an 8900GS or an 8800GTS 320 for a good report card mwahaha.
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true enough but the point is...if you have a card to hold you over...
and a waiting list...? when i checked the step up program right before i was out of time to use it (i was looking at getting a 7950 or 7950gx2), i was told the wait could be as long as EIGHT TO TEN WEEKS. yikes! and that would leave me w/o a card, no bueno. although, in hindsight...i am glad i didnt do it cos now i can justify the purchase of an 8800 or r600...
but really dude i cannot imagine a card doing better than this lil 7900gs of mine, cos it does everything well.
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true enough but the point is...if you have a card to hold you over...
and a waiting list...? when i checked the step up program right before i was out of time to use it (i was looking at getting a 7950 or 7950gx2), i was told the wait could be as long as EIGHT TO TEN WEEKS. yikes! and that would leave me w/o a card, no bueno. although, in hindsight...i am glad i didnt do it cos now i can justify the purchase of an 8800 or r600...
but really dude i cannot imagine a card doing better than this lil 7900gs of mine, cos it does everything well.
hm, well i dont really want to wait 8-10 weeks. maybe I will just get SLI and then wait to see what summer cards have to offer, before upgrading.

And yes, step up is only available though EVGA.
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Old 03-21-2007, 07:08 PM   #14 (permalink)
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it may not be that long now, but i dunno.
it was for me because they were like out of stock(?) on the two cards i was interested in.
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