The issue caused a lot of controversy and now the legal threat has beared fruition as NVIDIA reached an agreement with lawyers. Under the deal, NVIDIA will pay each buyer of the GeForce GTX 970 $30 and it will also pay an additional $1.3 million in attorneys' fees.
Nvidia says it will pay each buyer of the graphics card $30 and will pay an additional $1.3 million in attorneys’ fees, according to settlement documents.Details on how to apply for the $30 are not available yet but I assume this settlement is exclusively for US consumers. Further details at Top Class Actions.
The overall settlement amount was not publicly disclosed within court papers, however Nvidia agreed to pay all consumers who purchased the GTX 970 graphics card and indicated there would not be a cap on the total amount it would pay consumers.