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one of my 5850's died what do now.....(thoughts)

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As stated one of my 5850's died and I have the choice of 1) getting another 5850 to replace the dead one. 2) getting 2X 6850's and selling the working 5850.
I am asking because looking at some of the rives has the 5850 above the 6850 and some has the 6850 out in front and it has me all confused.
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Erm...is it still under warranty?
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Rma?
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there are saphire 5850's for sale brand new at 140-150

http://www.ncixus.com/products/60714...-20G/SAPPHIRE/
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I dont know if XFX RMA covers overclocking or not.....not to mention I flashed the BIOS on them 4-5 months ago.
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post #6 of 10
if you can get the bios flashed back to the original (Use the other card, and the faulty card as secondary card, not SLI)
and assuming you registered it, and the serual number is still on there, even if you have overclocked it they will accept rma and replace the card for you
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Rakivic View Post
I dont know if XFX RMA covers overclocking or not.....not to mention I flashed the BIOS on them 4-5 months ago.

They do, or used to.



honestly, just dont tell them, anything!
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I dont know if XFX RMA covers overclocking or not.....not to mention I flashed the BIOS on them 4-5 months ago.
They will, I had a 5970 bricked by a bad flash and was up front with them, they replace it no problem.

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honestly, just dont tell them, anything!
You do realize there is a XFX rep on OCN right?
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They will, I had a 5970 bricked by a bad flash and was up front with them, they replace it no problem.



You do realize there is a XFX rep on OCN right?
Well unless he suddenly reveals his full name I don't really see your point. Even if they do reject the card for OCing it still doesn't hurt to try and get an RMA on it.
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Originally Posted by [\\/]Paris View Post
Well unless he suddenly reveals his full name I don't really see your point. Even if they do reject the card for OCing it still doesn't hurt to try and get an RMA on it.
You never know.
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