Question Video card doesn't look like EVGA, but multiple sources claim it is

Jul 13, 2022
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I keep seeing these GTX 1060s that are branded EVGA in their listing titles, but nowhere on the card does it say EVGA, and of course they bear no resemblance to typical contemporary EVGA aesthetics. I, a penny gamer, would like to know if there are any drawbacks to getting cards like this as opposed to what readily appear to be legitimate EVGA parts.
NVIDIA: https://www.nvidia.com/en-gb/geforce/graphics-cards/geforce-gtx-1060/specifications/smart-wheel

They have the following part number:
288-2N438-001A8

 

Gam3r01

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Where are you seeing these cards? Its a decent idea to be skeptical.
In terms of the card, it is a type of reference model, here is an example from Galax https://www.galax.com/en/graphics-card/10-series/galax-geforce-gtx-1060v.html

I dont think EVGA made a reference model like that though.
As far as I know, this was EVGAs reference card https://www.techpowerup.com/gpu-specs/evga-gtx-1060.b5839

"Blower" cards like these typically do not do well in terms of thermal performance, so I would stick to more reputable sources, and aftermarket models (with proper coolers)
 

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