PSA: NVIDIA GTX 1080 now on sale

The much-anticipated GPU has arrived.

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Those looking for a new high-end video card can now purchase an NVIDIA GTX 1080 from various retailers. The GPU is set at the Founders Edition price of $699. You can check out the full list of specs below.

GPU Engine Specs:

NVIDIA CUDA® Cores: 2560 
Base Clock: 1607 MHz
Boost Clock 1733 MHz

Memory Specs:

Memory Speed: 10 Gbps 
Standard Memory Config: 8 GB GDDR5X 
Memory Interface Width: 256-bit
Memory Bandwidth: 320 GB/sec

Technology Support:

Multi-Projection
VR Ready
NVIDIA Ansel
NVIDIA SLI® Ready SLI HB Bridge Supported
NVIDIA G-SYNC™-Ready
NVIDIA GameStream™-Ready
NVIDIA GPU Boost™ 3.0
Microsoft DirectX 12 API with feature level 12_1
Vulkan API
OpenGL 4.5
Bus Support: PCIe 3.0
OS Certification: Windows 7-10, Linux, FreeBSDx86

Display Support:

Maximum Digital Resolution: 7680x4320@60Hz
Standard Display Connectors: DP 1.42, HDMI 2.0b, DL-DVI
Multi Monitor
HDCP 2.2

Graphics Card Dimensions:

Height 4.376"
Length 10.5"
Width 2-Slot

Thermal and Power Specs:

Maximum GPU Temperature: 94 Celsius
Graphics Card Power (W):180 W
Recommended System Power (W): 500 W
Supplementary Power Connectors: 8-Pin

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    May 27, 2016 6:04 AM

    Steve Watts posted a new article, PSA: NVIDIA GTX 1080 now on sale

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      May 27, 2016 6:06 AM

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      May 27, 2016 6:14 AM

      That's cool, but I need some GTX1070 benchmarks!

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      May 27, 2016 6:26 AM

      Are there any reviews that directly compare the 980ti to the 1080gtx. Everything I have read hasn't been clear on this

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        May 27, 2016 6:28 AM

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          May 27, 2016 6:34 AM

          I also found this video which is direct and to the point. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TQYsl360v1A if I miss the step up program I wont be too upset about it. EVGA must be getting slammed right now

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            May 27, 2016 6:40 AM

            It is, but the 1080s are on the StepUp page!

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              May 27, 2016 6:42 AM

              NICE im trying to get to is now. Do you know the model number of the card they are offering? thats what I want to see

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                May 27, 2016 6:56 AM

                Gah, I saw they had a Founders Edition and an ACX 3 edition, but it page crashed. Still trying to StepUp before they're gone or I'm on a year long waiting list!

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                  May 27, 2016 6:59 AM

                  I just did the https: trick below and the only one left on the list was the Founders edition. Try that trick ASAP

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                    May 27, 2016 7:01 AM

                    Got in with htttps and Founders Edition only. Well shit, dat's it I suppose!

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                      May 27, 2016 7:02 AM

                      I thought the same thing but oh well. I only had 7 days left on my step up and for 42 dollars I'm not passing up this deal

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                      May 27, 2016 7:03 AM

                      StepUp to Founders Edition, placed in the queue but only $60 (with 2nd day) grand total. Not too shabby, even if it was for the Founders Edition, where I see no real benefit over the over 1080 cards.

                      Thanks for the https trick man, that did it for me!

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                  May 27, 2016 7:00 AM

                  Yeah can't even get to evga.com over here.

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                    May 27, 2016 7:04 AM

                    Like ShXIII said, use https and it should go through. Mine just did after being stuck in load hell for a bit and seeing a couple of the cards vanish.

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                      May 27, 2016 7:05 AM

                      Thank Serpico74 for this trick he hooked us all up

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                      May 27, 2016 7:08 AM

                      I switched to https, added a FTW preorder to my cart then went to login and am back to their damn error page again.

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                        May 27, 2016 7:37 AM

                        ohhh ffffs. I'm on the last page and it has my old address on shipping (but correct on billing) and won't let me change shipping address.

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                          May 27, 2016 7:39 AM

                          Did anyone get to buy one? If so is there an estimate ship date?

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                            May 27, 2016 7:49 AM

                            My pre-order for a FTW just went through, it doesn't indicate when the card will be ready to ship.

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                    May 27, 2016 7:06 AM

                    yah can't get the page to load at all... http or https

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                May 27, 2016 3:29 PM

                Just got mine in! I had 13 days left on the ti I bought in March. Why not. I'll have to pay 50 bucks to get the founders. I bet they approve this in 2020.

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            May 27, 2016 6:46 AM

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      May 27, 2016 6:29 AM

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      May 27, 2016 6:35 AM

      600 quid or more in the UK. Ya I'll wait for the 1070. https://www.overclockers.co.uk/blog/detail/sCategory/110851/blogArticle/100

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        May 27, 2016 6:42 AM

        What's the "normal" pricing like? Will it be 1:1 USD once the supply is good? I noticed you can snag a 970 for like £239 and I've got the itch to build but it seems like bad timing with the new cards coming in.

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        May 27, 2016 7:35 AM

        ocuk still selling 980ti's for ~500 quid, lol

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      May 27, 2016 6:42 AM

      you mean sold out... everywhere sold out in 5-10 minutes.

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      May 27, 2016 6:43 AM

      Seems all the vendors have their pages up now for the Custom Boards...

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        May 27, 2016 6:46 AM

        blah trying to order the GTX 1080 FTW card from EVGA but site is basically down & getting hammered!

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          May 27, 2016 6:52 AM

          I just got an order in. https instead of http did the trick

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            May 27, 2016 6:56 AM

            FUCK YES!! THANK YOU I just got miy step up done with the HTTPS trick.

            $42 for a new 1080 yes please

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              May 27, 2016 7:06 AM

              No problem. When websites are getting hosed either https or buying through a mobile app seems to work.

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          May 27, 2016 6:57 AM

          You bought one of the reference boards?

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            May 27, 2016 6:59 AM

            no the non-reference cards are available to pre-order today

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              May 27, 2016 7:01 AM

              Sorry I mean the reference PCB.

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                May 27, 2016 7:06 AM

                FTW isn't a reference design... has dual 8-pin power connectors, dual BIOS & 10+1 power phase.

                stock card is single 8-pin, single BIOS & 5+1 power phase

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                  May 27, 2016 7:07 AM

                  There we go, wow. They must be the first out with a custom design. Can't see any of the other manufacturers with their customs out yet.

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                    May 27, 2016 7:12 AM

                    Heh, it's amazing to me that you have lots of idiots paying over 1k for FE editions on ebay and we already have better cards available for pre-order.

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                      May 27, 2016 7:13 AM

                      I'm tempted to head up to frys to snag one of the founders cards and start a new play through of Witcher 3. Or just go back to bed. I might do that instead.

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                        May 27, 2016 7:15 AM

                        Bed, just wait for one of the better cards. It's impressive we already have custom cards available and very few even have FE in their hands.

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                          May 27, 2016 7:17 AM

                          FE is dumb and nvidia shouldn't pull that shit again. Just let everyone have their cards ready to go on launch day.

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                            May 27, 2016 7:20 AM

                            Yeah, this was a paper launch sadly.

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                        May 27, 2016 8:59 AM

                        The Microcenter near me sold out in about 5 mins... when i checked the website at 8am said they had 20 in stock. at 9:10am said they sold out.

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                      May 27, 2016 7:21 AM

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          May 27, 2016 7:21 AM

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            May 27, 2016 7:25 AM

            I snagged the FE because it was the only option I had plus I only have a few days left on my step up program. Super excited

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              May 27, 2016 7:41 AM

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              May 27, 2016 7:45 AM

              Did yours get through or are you in the queue?

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                May 27, 2016 11:39 AM

                Still waiting for an email. I assume it will be a while but at least its submitted and ready to go

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                  May 27, 2016 1:10 PM

                  I got the "Step 2, we're checking to make sure everything's legit before you give us money" email, so maybe they're gonna have these things out the door quicker than expected.

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      May 27, 2016 6:54 AM

      Not anymore, Valcan got them all.

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      May 27, 2016 6:57 AM

      LMAO it's selling for $1300 here in Australia. No thx...

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        May 27, 2016 7:31 AM

        Yeah, we're getting ripped. Only way to play the Australia-tax game is to not buy one. Or import from the US.

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          May 27, 2016 7:45 AM

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            May 27, 2016 7:51 AM

            Plenty of services that will receive delivery in the US and ship it over.

            Australia Post (ironically owned by the Australian government) has a service set up for that specific purpose.

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        May 27, 2016 8:02 AM

        $1199 for most, $1179 for the MSI and EVGA models.. but they are all sold now anyway

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      May 27, 2016 6:57 AM

      Here are all the EVGA versions. I think I'll wait for the FTW. http://i.imgur.com/wo65qIy.png

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      May 27, 2016 7:07 AM

      So tempting to pick one up at Microcenter but I think I'll wait for benchmarks for 1080 v 1070 v 980ti

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      May 27, 2016 7:10 AM

      Board partners are releasing info about designs and some are offering pre-ordering http://www.anandtech.com/show/10360/zotac-and-evga-reveal-custom-geforce-gtx-1080-designs

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      May 27, 2016 7:13 AM

      anyone find any news about performance of reference cooler and/or 3rd party cooler eta?

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      May 27, 2016 7:21 AM

      *fart*

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      May 27, 2016 7:29 AM

      lol people trying to flip on amazon for $1,200

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      May 27, 2016 7:41 AM

      I will roll with SLI 980ti until the "ti" version of these bad boys.

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      May 27, 2016 7:45 AM

      My amazon preorder still hasnt shipped :( ... But it shows eta of wednesday for delivery

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      May 27, 2016 7:47 AM

      Woot, got my EVGA Step up request in. Total cost.. $20.83 I think. NOOOICE.

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        May 27, 2016 7:49 AM

        Awesome. Founders Edition?

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        May 27, 2016 7:51 AM

        No, I went with the EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 SC GAMING ACX 3.0, Product Number 08G-P4-6183

        It's got the dual fan cooling, so i prefer that over the founders and was $80 cheaper. :D Still on a single power connection, but I'll deal with it.

        Can't wait. :)

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          May 27, 2016 7:53 AM

          Opps, screwed up, it's actually EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 ACX 3.0, Product 08G-P4-6181

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          May 27, 2016 7:53 AM

          Right on! When I did mine, the Founders was the the only one available. I was going to go with the ACX but it wasn't on my drop down.

          Great deal man!

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            May 27, 2016 7:54 AM

            It took so many retries to get things to process. Their server is slllaaaamed. Did you get an email or anything confirming?

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              May 27, 2016 8:01 AM

              Not yet, but my profile does show the StepUp has gone through.

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                May 27, 2016 8:03 AM

                Cool, I will check it when the sites back up. Congrats GTX 1080 bro!

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          May 27, 2016 12:34 PM

          I got stuck with the $620 version too, I wanted the SC but this is the best I can do.

          Was the SC even an option for Step-Up?

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            May 27, 2016 1:07 PM

            Nope, there were only 3 that I saw. Wish it was though.

            EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 FOUNDERS EDITION (08G-P4-6180-KR)
            EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 ACX 3.0 (08G-P4-6181-KR)
            EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 (08G-P4-5180-KR)

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        May 27, 2016 9:14 AM

        I missed the step up window by a few weeks. FML

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        May 27, 2016 11:54 AM

        Oh shit! I need to do this!

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      May 27, 2016 7:48 AM

      I'm all about Big Vega!

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      May 27, 2016 7:55 AM

      blah i got a damn GTX 1080 in my cart on EVGA but I can't get it to check out... damn website keeps going down.

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        May 27, 2016 9:11 AM

        Yeah, EVGA's website keeps kicking me to their maintaince page.

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      May 27, 2016 8:02 AM

      I'm still content with my 970 right now, I'm only pushing 1080p so no need to jump... yet

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        May 27, 2016 8:19 AM

        1080p bro here going 1080, you can never have too many fps.

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        May 27, 2016 8:28 AM

        1050p here. I was getting dips in DOOM 2016 and I dont know why. 980ti 2500k oc'd to 4.2 8 gigs of ram on an ssd on ultra. Only started happening on the argent tower reactor bit with the bridge

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          May 27, 2016 8:45 AM

          Probably some post processing settings are stressing your CPU hard.

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            May 27, 2016 8:49 AM

            It hurts me hard that I have to turn down settings :(

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              May 27, 2016 9:00 AM

              Go to 4.5 or more and you probably won't. You are using a cpu that's 5 years old though.

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          May 27, 2016 10:09 AM

          Dips under what? I'm on a 2500K 16GB Ram, SSD and a 970, and @ Ultra I only hit under 60fps like once through the enite campaign @ 1080P.

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            May 27, 2016 10:10 AM

            under 60

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              May 27, 2016 10:34 AM

              That shouldn't be happening at all with that card.

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                May 27, 2016 12:17 PM

                I ran the nightmare diagnostics and my cpu is always maxed in the orange. I'm cpu bound

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                  May 27, 2016 3:01 PM

                  I have the same CPU, and it was in the 80-100 range most of the time. I played the entire game with the FPS counter on, and there was only a single room that dipped below 60 during regular gameplay. Idk dude, something doesn't sound right,

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        May 27, 2016 8:55 AM

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      May 27, 2016 8:34 AM

      Tempted to buy one so I can get an ultra wide monitor :o

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      May 27, 2016 9:12 AM

      "On sale"

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      May 27, 2016 9:56 AM

      Put in an order for the EVGA Founder's card on Amazon. Wonder when it'll ship.

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      May 27, 2016 10:10 AM

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      May 27, 2016 11:02 AM

      I hope you guys enjoy your new epic card(when you get it) for those that where able to score it last night or this morning \m/ enjoy! :)

      I really wonder what the Ti will be like, probably insane X10.

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      May 27, 2016 11:17 AM

      I bought one straight from Nvidia this morning and didn't realize that 3rd party cards were also going to be out. Did I make a mistake?

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      May 27, 2016 12:15 PM

      The game literally wont let me restart the arget tower reactor part. I just played through the argent tower hoping to get to where I am in the story and progress further so I can have a check point that is before that fucking bridge but nope

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        May 27, 2016 12:23 PM

        oh dear lord i did it

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          May 27, 2016 12:40 PM

          First progress in doom I've made in about a week of rage quitting from doing that long bridge segment over and over

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      May 27, 2016 12:41 PM

      lol.

      This product is not available for Step-Up, past 90 day window (Ended:5/26/2016)

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        May 27, 2016 12:41 PM

        email them?

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          May 27, 2016 12:45 PM

          hah I did, thought it was funny I was one day off. Will see what they say. No big deal either way if they decline it.

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          May 27, 2016 1:09 PM

          They won't extend it, saw a post on their forum where another person asked them the same thing. Sucks missing it by a day.

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            May 27, 2016 2:50 PM

            Yeah, looks like it. I just got a response back that they wouldn't extend it. Oh well, it saves me $70

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      May 27, 2016 1:57 PM

      Wow EVGA doesn't mess around. My step up is already complete and my 980ti is on its way out to be exchanged. Now I'm rocking a 550ti and some how I feel dirty and inadequate. That means no more der witcher 3 for a while. I might die a little inside

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        May 27, 2016 2:03 PM

        Hah! That's going to be the worst part of the step up. I still have my 670 (glad I didn't spend much time trying to sell it now) so I won't be too bad off, but compared to the 980ti, it's going to be slooooow.

        Time to play some older games for a week or so.

        Just curious, what time did you get the step up registered (and TZ)?

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          May 27, 2016 2:11 PM

          it was about 9:30-10am EST. Pretty damn quick turn around but I am going to miss shipping it out today dammit. Have to take care of it first thing in the morning

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            May 27, 2016 3:28 PM

            Damn! I got my Step 2 email earlier but nothing else since then. Christ that's quick!

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        May 27, 2016 3:27 PM

        You guys have sold me on EVGA after seeing this thread. That's going to be my 1080.

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      May 27, 2016 3:20 PM

      Mine still hasnt shipped yet... GG amazon.

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      May 28, 2016 4:51 AM

      Hey Megan Order 2, I need to re-up. Kyle took my last ones. Use dads card http://atmoceuticals.com/neurointell

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      May 28, 2016 5:03 PM

      700$ for a card that throttles out of the box at normal gaming. lol
      If this card was sold by AMD there would be a shitstorm.

      Yes, it can be fixed by modfying some values with MSI Afterburner, but still, it comes flawed out of the box.
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXUo1S55ZUM

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