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Which company has better RMAing and Warranty? The cards only have a $8 difference on Amazon.
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ive heard long wait times with XFX rma, although i think they still let you take off cooler etc, not sure though.. i went with XFX personal choice really
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I don't know anything about saphires RMA process but we all know xfx's is CRAP!
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post #4 of 24
In the future, you should make a poll for a post like this so you can see the overwhelming majority that choose Sapphire.

I choose Sapphire. XFX RMA process is trash nowadays. Plus they cheap out on their PCB's.
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post #5 of 24
XFX
Lifetime warranty
I've had two positive experienecs with RMA
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Just did a sapphire RMA and it took about a week and a half from me sending it out to me getting a replacement. Personally, having owned both I feel more comfortable with Sapphire, they just "Feel" like ATI, vs XFX feeling like a 3rd party. Plus sapphire has cool perks/contests/freebies for registered members. I won a 5770 from them a couple years back


*Edit* Sapphire's RMA location is in Walnut CA, so seeing how you are in Cali you could expect similar turn around times as I did, if not faster depending on whether you are in northern or southern CA
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post #7 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by TheLastPriest;13573543 
Just did a sapphire RMA and it took about a week and a half from me sending it out to me getting a replacement. Personally, having owned both I feel more comfortable with Sapphire, they just "Feel" like ATI, vs XFX feeling like a 3rd party. Plus sapphire has cool perks/contests/freebies for registered members. I won a 5770 from them a couple years back

I agree, Sapphire is like the Evga of ATI. I'd personally go with Sapphire. XFX does have a lifetime warranty, though.
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Sapphire, sapphire and sapphire, if you can't get sapphire get Sapphire.biggrin.gif
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post #9 of 24
Quote:
Originally Posted by dodger.blue;13573563 
I agree, Sapphire is like the Evga of ATI. I'd personally go with Sapphire. XFX does have a lifetime warranty, though.

A lifetime warranty that won't be honored if you so much as touch your card with greasy fingerprints... rolleyes.gif
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