GTX 970 Owners May Now File Claims for a $30 Settlement

By Published September 12, 2016 at 6:07 pm

As we reported on August 4, the Class Action lawsuit against nVidia has been settled in courts. The final payout amount is pending approval (full resolution by December, in theory), but owners of the GTX 970 may now submit claims to retrieve a $30 payment per GTX 970 purchased, should those owners feel entitled to the funds.

Claims can be filed on the GTX 970 Settlement website. The claim filing deadline is November 30, 2016, with the final approval hearing scheduled for December 7, 2016. Claims must be filed before the deadline and will not be paid out until after the final approval hearing goes through.

The Class Action is only applicable to owners of GTX 970 cards, and no other cards are included in the Class Action. This is in spite of accidental Newegg emails, which previously contacted GTX 960, GTX 980, and even AMD R9 graphics card owners. If you received one of those emails from Newegg, you may disregard it as error.

The nVidia GTX 970 saga has mostly ended, at this point. Note well that nVidia's agreement to settle these claims does not mean that the company has been convicted of any wrongdoing, nor does nVidia admit to any false advertising practices. This is a settlement to conclude the action without further legal or temporal expenses, and looks as if it will be agreed upon by all parties.

Note: US only.

- Steve “Lelldorianx” Burke.

Last modified on September 14, 2016 at 6:07 pm
Steve Burke

Steve started GamersNexus back when it was just a cool name, and now it's grown into an expansive website with an overwhelming amount of features. He recalls his first difficult decision with GN's direction: "I didn't know whether or not I wanted 'Gamers' to have a possessive apostrophe -- I mean, grammatically it should, but I didn't like it in the name. It was ugly. I also had people who were typing apostrophes into the address bar - sigh. It made sense to just leave it as 'Gamers.'"

First world problems, Steve. First world problems.

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