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2017/05/10 22:15:16 (permalink)
According to the inventory list on the Step-Up page, the EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition GAMING is now available for Step-Up. It's replaced the 1080 Ti FE.

I'm just glad I have a hybrid kit for my 1080 Ti FE on the way, or else I'd be pretty bummed :)

Good news for all that waited, though!
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    volcom0903
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    Re: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition GAMING now available for Step-Up 2017/05/10 22:35:54 (permalink)
    Yeah guess what I sent my card for step 24 hours ago for a 1080 ti fe..... Yeah I'm not happy and no longer dealing business with this company.
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    Re: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition GAMING now available for Step-Up 2017/05/11 00:15:21 (permalink)
    "Products can be removed from or added to Step-Up availability at any time."
     
    You see any other company out there who gives you a chance to upgrade your graphics card?
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    Re: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition GAMING now available for Step-Up 2017/05/11 01:15:54 (permalink)
    Currently doesn't let me select it when i try to step-up :/ 
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    Re: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition GAMING now available for Step-Up 2017/05/11 01:46:55 (permalink)
    Same here as above ^^
     
    Its listed on the stepup page, but when you try to start a new stepup its not in the list
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    Re: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition GAMING now available for Step-Up 2017/05/11 08:15:18 (permalink)
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    Currently doesn't let me select it when i try to step-up :/ 


    In Europe I also can not take a step up, I have 1070 FTW 2 ICX 
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    Re: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition GAMING now available for Step-Up 2017/05/11 08:19:25 (permalink)
    I had a reply from evga support when I queried this:

    Hi,,

    Thank you for contacting technical Support. Sorry for the inconvenience while step up.
    We are working on those models to make available on selection menu at step up page, they should be available soon.
    Please be patient till they are available again on drop down menu, Please try after some time and thank you for your patience.


    Regards
    EVGA
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    Re: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition GAMING now available for Step-Up 2017/05/11 08:24:48 (permalink)
    Arctura204
    I had a reply from evga support when I queried this:

    Hi,,

    Thank you for contacting technical Support. Sorry for the inconvenience while step up.
    We are working on those models to make available on selection menu at step up page, they should be available soon.
    Please be patient till they are available again on drop down menu, Please try after some time and thank you for your patience.


    Regards
    EVGA

    Great news, we are looking forward with impatience 
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    Re: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition GAMING now available for Step-Up 2017/05/11 09:05:16 (permalink)
     1070 FTW Paid £450 +£100 for icx upgrade so what value do I put for step up ?
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    Re: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition GAMING now available for Step-Up 2017/05/11 09:18:24 (permalink)
    casjen
     1070 FTW Paid £450 +£100 for icx upgrade so what value do I put for step up ?


    The ICX update is not counted, only the invoice price you paid for the card in the store 
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    Re: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition GAMING now available for Step-Up 2017/05/11 09:31:22 (permalink)
    It's up on the list now. (At least was for me)
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    Re: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition GAMING now available for Step-Up 2017/05/11 09:38:47 (permalink)
    Arctura204
    It's up on the list now. (At least was for me)

    I also took a step up
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    Re: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition GAMING now available for Step-Up 2017/05/11 10:23:50 (permalink)
    volcom0903
    Yeah guess what I sent my card for step 24 hours ago for a 1080 ti fe..... Yeah I'm not happy and no longer dealing business with this company.


    I'm sorry to hear that man. There is no other company that even lets it's customers upgrade like this. Just be happy you were able to step up. I've been buying EVGA for a long time and have never been able to step up, this is a first for me.

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    Re: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition GAMING now available for Step-Up 2017/05/12 06:42:04 (permalink)
    I was hoping this would happen and just jumped on it. Now I'm just waiting on the waiting list!
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    Re: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition GAMING now available for Step-Up 2017/05/14 21:46:40 (permalink)
    metaphoria
    According to the inventory list on the Step-Up page, the EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition GAMING is now available for Step-Up. It's replaced the 1080 Ti FE.

    I'm just glad I have a hybrid kit for my 1080 Ti FE on the way, or else I'd be pretty bummed :)

    Good news for all that waited, though!




    Why? The PCB on the black edition sc is exactly as the founders edition, your hybrid kit would fit. All the sc black edition has is the ICX cooler, no ICX sensor or custom pcb...
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    Re: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition GAMING now available for Step-Up 2017/05/15 06:34:25 (permalink)
    I'm at Step 2 of 4 for the founders edition. So you are saying that the black edition is identical, except for the cooler? In that case, I may just go with the founders edition and the hybrid kit.
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    Re: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition GAMING now available for Step-Up 2017/05/15 11:05:30 (permalink)
    NikkiC4
    I'm at Step 2 of 4 for the founders edition. So you are saying that the black edition is identical, except for the cooler? In that case, I may just go with the founders edition and the hybrid kit.


    Yep, same PCB. All it has is the better ICX cooler, and a small overclock out of the box. That's it. I have two founders and I'm stepping up to the blacks because I can't stand the noise FE cooler. Just $20 more each. Some day may go full waterblocks and since blacks are same FE PCB I'm safe.
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    Re: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition GAMING now available for Step-Up 2017/05/18 17:24:23 (permalink)
    Has evga given an time frame for when they will start the process of sending out the 1080 ti be?

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    Re: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition GAMING now available for Step-Up 2017/05/19 14:43:51 (permalink)
    Nozler
    I've been buying EVGA for a long time and have never been able to step up, this is a first for me.



    Same here. This is my first time utilizing the Step-Up program and I can't wait. I've always heard about the great customer service EVGA has and so far I haven't been disappointed.

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    Re: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition GAMING now available for Step-Up 2017/05/19 15:11:23 (permalink)
    I did one before I stepped up from a 660 to a 680. At first it was very slow waiting for them to get them in stock. Keep in mind when I say very slow it wasn't really that long I believe the wait was like 4 weeks possibly 6. Not that bad really just when your waiting to get that new card days feel like weeks and weeks feel like months . 😂😂😂 When they got them in Stock it went very quickly and there were hundreds waiting to do the step up back then.

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    Re: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition GAMING now available for Step-Up 2017/05/19 15:12:51 (permalink)
    NikkiC4
    I'm at Step 2 of 4 for the founders edition. So you are saying that the black edition is identical, except for the cooler? In that case, I may just go with the founders edition and the hybrid kit.


    Here are some of the differences.

    They tweaked the vram base plate design to get lower tempos then the founders edition is one main difference other then the cooler.

    Founders edition doesn't have the dvi-d port and the sc2 does.

    The fans can soon independently of each other so if your memory temp is high and the house isn't only one fan speeds up instead of both. Also is much quieter then the FE.

    https://www.google.com/am...adical-cooler.amp.html
    post edited by huf757 - 2017/05/19 15:22:34

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    Re: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition GAMING now available for Step-Up 2017/05/20 00:07:50 (permalink)
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    NikkiC4
    I'm at Step 2 of 4 for the founders edition. So you are saying that the black edition is identical, except for the cooler? In that case, I may just go with the founders edition and the hybrid kit.


    Here are some of the differences.

    They tweaked the vram base plate design to get lower tempos then the founders edition is one main difference other then the cooler.

    Founders edition doesn't have the dvi-d port and the sc2 does.

    The fans can soon independently of each other so if your memory temp is high and the house isn't only one fan speeds up instead of both. Also is much quieter then the FE.

    https://www.google.com/am...adical-cooler.amp.html



     
    Thats the SC2, different from the Ti SC black edition we are discussing here. The Ti SC black edition its the same FE pcb (with a dvi port) and the cooler. No independent fan spin, nor sensors anywhere like the SC 2.
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    Re: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition GAMING now available for Step-Up 2017/05/24 07:05:52 (permalink)
    Oh ty I was mistaken......good to know though 👍

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    Re: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition GAMING now available for Step-Up 2017/06/26 19:15:40 (permalink)
    I stepped up to the FE, then they offered the SC Black so I am in queue for it now, but I've been waiting for like 3 weeks or more. Anyone else having long wait times for this step-up?
    post edited by btarp - 2017/06/26 19:18:53

     
     
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    Re: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition GAMING now available for Step-Up 2017/07/05 09:39:25 (permalink)
    I've been waiting since 5/22 to step up from a 1080 SC to a 1080 ti SC Black. The products still shows with "Auto-Notify" on  so I figure we will continue to wait until that changes.
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    Re: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition GAMING now available for Step-Up 2017/07/06 08:33:00 (permalink)
    hmortimer
    I've been waiting since 5/22 to step up from a 1080 SC to a 1080 ti SC Black. The products still shows with "Auto-Notify" on  so I figure we will continue to wait until that changes.


    Have you started the step-up process? If not you want to do that and get in queue before 90 days is up or you will not be able to.  No matter if item is in stock or not you can still enter the queue even if it takes 180 days as long as your in queue you get to step-up.  If not in queue you will be out of luck.

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    Re: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition GAMING now available for Step-Up 2017/07/06 08:52:20 (permalink)
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    hmortimer
    I've been waiting since 5/22 to step up from a 1080 SC to a 1080 ti SC Black. The products still shows with "Auto-Notify" on  so I figure we will continue to wait until that changes.


    Have you started the step-up process?



    Yes, I started it on 5/22.
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    Re: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition GAMING now available for Step-Up 2017/07/25 20:17:02 (permalink)
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    Yeah guess what I sent my card for step 24 hours ago for a 1080 ti fe..... Yeah I'm not happy and no longer dealing business with this company.


    I'm sorry to hear that man. There is no other company that even lets it's customers upgrade like this. Just be happy you were able to step up. I've been buying EVGA for a long time and have never been able to step up, this is a first for me.




    Agreed, it's awesome that EVGA has a step-up program. Never heard of another company doing it
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    Re: EVGA GeForce GTX 1080 Ti SC Black Edition GAMING now available for Step-Up 2017/07/27 15:02:25 (permalink)
    Yay, my 1080 ti SC arrives tomorrow! It was a fast turnaround once EVGA got my card. This company rocks.
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