Nvidia GeForce GTX 970
July 2016: After 15 similar class-action lawsuits against Nvidia Corp. were consolidated, the parties moved for preliminary approval of a settlement agreement. According to the proposed settlement terms, class members may receive a $30 cash refund for each unit purchased. (In Re Nvidia GTX 970 Graphics Chip Litigation, Case No. 15-cv-760, N. D. CA.)
2015: Between February and July 2015, at least seven class-action lawsuits were filed against Nvidia Corporation for allegedly falsely representing the specifications and capabilities of the Nvidia GeForce GTX 970 graphics processing units. Among other things, the complaints allege that the company misleadingly markets the graphics cards as providing 4 GB of VRAM and 64 ROPs when, in reality, they do not.
To read the complaints, click on the case information below.
- Bernabel v. Nvidia Corp., EVGA Corp., PNY Technologies, Inc., and MSI Computer Corp., Case No. 15-cv-1296, N. D. CA.
- Dye et al v. Nvidia Corp., Case No. 15-cv-3428, N. D. CA.
- Giordano et al v. Nvidia Corp., Case No. 15-cv-4410, D. CO.
- Ostrowski et al v. Nvidia Corp. and Gigabyte Global Business Corp. d/b/a Giga-byte Technology Co. Ltd., Case No. 15-cv-00760, N. D. CA.
- Palagano et al v. Nvidia Corp., Case No. 15-cv-1248, E. D. PA.
- Parker et al v. Nvidia Corp., Case No. 15-cv-00062, M. D. GA.
- Roushion et al v. Nvidia Corp. and EVGA Corp., Case No. 15-cv-01102, N. D. CA.