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Originally Posted by Coolio831 View Post
The thread that the op linked too, Is still actually going on so to say.

Edit: Infact! person that the op linked to has YET to receive his Card! The ticket was originally opened on 3-5-2010 and still not resolved 7-19-2011.
Did he just let it go?
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radio shack is now "the source" and they don't sell electronic components anymore, just cellphones and stuff

and what was the joke name for radio shack?
I've personally never had anything soldered anywhere else aside from within my own household, so I am only speaking on behalf of what I've read previously from other posters.
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It's XFX, your fault for buying from them.
This.

Buy Sapphire, HIS, Diamond or Genuine AMD.
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He didn't even go lol
XFX approached him wrong there, They didn't even try to fix his card. Instead they offer him a free trip to California. Wheres the card? I wouldn't wanna go to California just to have a tour inside "probably" smelly,hot,dirty, building.

I wanna go to California to get sand in my toes and have some ... I'm already here..

Now "IF" they would've said, "Hey here's a 5970 for the hassle and a Free Trip to california all expenses paid, He would've dragged whatever friend he saw first.

Screw XFX and there Support... I've had XFX products before 2 of them to be exact, not a single problem. It's just these RMA things that quite suck really to hear about how the people are being treated.

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This is why you should have been a member here first OP.

If you were you would have known to avoid XFX like the cancer they are.
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yep had a friend rma his GTX 280 to xfx they accepted his rma, but didn't have any compairable cards to send back since xfx lost their nvidia contract. hes hardcore nvidia fanboy and was very disapointed, they offered him a 4870 which is about a GTX 260, He knew that, and told them no. Then they send him an email with a chart of cards they did have, and told him he had to pay the difference for anything other then the 4870. He ended up with a 5850 for a trade in with his broken GTX280 + they made him pay $150. and at the time GTX280 was worth around $350 and a 5850 around $250... so a trade from a card thats $100 more cost him him $150? Poor service right their XFX. EVGA will give u the card u had or a better one for free, and they ussaly pay shipping if you talk to them, XFX made him pay shipping as well.
Dude, that freaking sucks. I'm so glad I didn't buy an XFX. I was tempted to go with them due to the lifetime warranty on the 6970 ... but decided not to due to wanting a reference card and hearing about their silent revisions. I can't believe they pull stunts like this and also what the OP and others have experienced. Wow.
    
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Does anyone know if XFX support is also bad when it comes to PSUs? :S
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Does anyone know if XFX support is also bad when it comes to PSUs? :S
not sure but, there PSUs are based on seasonics and in fact aren't really changed that much and since seasonic makes some decent stuff so are XFXs power supplies. Not that I particularly like XFx those are just the facts I have learned so far.
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sad story man...i am glad i didn't give in and buy an XFX when it was the only option available to me. Also their double lifetime warranty is not a deal clincher as i am not sure its even applicable here in Asia.
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I've owned one xfx card before, an 8800GS, they cheaped out and did have fan speed control, it was a loud fan too. I was really unimpressed. I don't buy their products, based off of that and the various support horror stories I have heard as well as that whole 4890 revision business.
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