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post #21 of 31
Go sapphire if not then XFX, they don't have a customer number hotline you have to contact them by Email but they give you a # once you contact them and there pretty good and friendly from my experience
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post #22 of 31
sapphire gets my vote. however, since you don't seem to be interested in them, my next choice would be msi.
post #23 of 31
PowerColor hands down.
post #24 of 31
Thread Starter 
trust me guys, if sapphire was an option, this thread would not exist.

Sadly it is oos on TD.

and yes it must be TD, I have $760 store credit with them after canceling my 590.
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post #25 of 31
dont get powercolor you cant replace paste/cooler without voiding warenty....6990's and 590's get HOT go with a 580 or MSI lightning III 6970
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post #26 of 31
XFX.

If you want to use a warterblock, then the warranty is not voided.

But don't forget that all the 6990 from all the manufacturers are the same reference design.
    
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post #27 of 31
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XFX.
But don't forget that all the 6990 from all the manufacturers are the same reference design.
So was the 6970 untill xfx used their new boards.. so if you RMA a refrenced board then you will get the crappy new model back..
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post #28 of 31
6990 probably won't have a ''revision'' like the 6970 had. Volume of sales is not the same.
    
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post #29 of 31
Quote:
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6990 probably won't have a ''revision'' like the 6970 had. Volume of sales is not the same.
to be honest the 6970 didnt sell much but the 6950 did
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post #30 of 31
what i was meaning was the RMA service might not be the best,but everyone that i know that had to RMA their card said that the service took a while an that it was hard to get it to go through, but they still covered them.
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