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Old 04-25-2012, 04:54 PM   #1
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Default Significant difference between Asus/EVGA in terms of quality?

Hi, I'm building a new system with a 680 and the store I'm purchasing from has an ASUS 680 at the same price and with the exact same stats as an EVGA 680 I was going to purchase. The EVGA has to come in from EVGA and would take up to two weeks, while the ASUS is in stock atm.

I have an EVGA currently and I'm very happy with it, my question is if there is a significant difference in terms of quality in video cards between EVGA and ASUS that I should consider when deciding between the two. Also, both have a 3 year warranty.

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Old 04-25-2012, 05:00 PM   #2
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Quality, no. Both are reference cards, I'm assuming? They're exactly the same minus the look/sticker on the cover.

Some people will say EVGA will be better because of their RMA process, but that's about it.
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Old 04-25-2012, 05:02 PM   #3
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All 680's are reference design so no differences
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Old 04-25-2012, 08:15 PM   #4
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Within 2 hours it was bought... Guess I'm waiting for the EVGA I ordered :s
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Old 04-25-2012, 09:29 PM   #5
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From what I've heard, EVGA has the best warranty...something about replacing your card with one that's as good or better if the card is no longer made.
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Old 04-25-2012, 10:07 PM   #6
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Evga changed their warranty policy recently and its even better than it was before so....

Quality, remember, Nvidia makes the video cards...

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Some people will say EVGA will be better because of their RMA process, but that's about it.
Some people, you mean like all people?
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Old 04-26-2012, 05:28 AM   #7
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From what I've heard, EVGA has the best warranty...something about replacing your card with one that's as good or better if the card is no longer made.
They also have a lifetime warrenty which is a win
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They also have a lifetime warrenty which is a win



While you can try to make that blanket statement, it's not completely true. NONE of EVGA's GTX 680 cards have a lifetime warranty. Longest warranty available is 7 years, and that's only for the nominal additional cost of $50 from EVGA......
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While you can try to make that blanket statement, it's not completely true. NONE of EVGA's GTX 680 cards have a lifetime warranty. Longest warranty available is 7 years, and that's only for the nominal additional cost of $50 from EVGA......
EVGA's standard warranty is 3 years now.
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