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So I'm looking for a 2GB 6950. I wanted the Twin Frozr 2 for $280 but I figured that this HIS one for $257 is a better deal as I won't even use the reference cooler anyway. The card looks great and I don't mind the PCB, but I have one question: How is the HIS warranty? Is there any chance of replacing the card if it breaks? Anyone here have HIS experience? Thanks!

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Ive owned 2 HIS cards, both were perfect.

Ive heard good stories about them, its Visiontek that was awful.
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HIS is great. Never had an issue with my 5750. It overclocks great and hit 930mhz on stock volts. You should go for it. HIS is great.
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Thanks guys REP+
    
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HIS is great, just whatever you do, don't remove any stickers from the cards. Their warranty requires a a bajillion codes placed randomly on the cards. -_-
    
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Originally Posted by jbalsa2 View Post
HIS is great, just whatever you do, don't remove any stickers from the cards. Their warranty requires a a bajillion codes placed randomly on the cards. -_-
Is there any that would disable me from removing the cooler and being able to put the reference one back on for an RMA?

Edit: Doesn't look like it according to NewEgg Pictures.
    
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No, you will be fine, only XFX puts warranty stickers on their screws.
    
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Appreciate the community input on this one - I've been contemplating the HD6870 / HD6850 by HIS for awhile now
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