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Originally Posted by noak View Post
You see that 8800 you have, with XFX you would get a RMA in about 2 years if they let you qualify.

Assuming that card is still under warranty, if it broke and you called MSI or EVGA, then would give you a NEW GTX 560 or a GTX 570.

XFX would kick you on the curb telling you, their 'lifetime' warrenty only applies when blablablabla.

maybe if people had an IQ over that of a rock then they would know enough to register the card within 30 days, i registered my 6950 and 4870 and both have lifetime warranty.

what I'm trying to say is if you didn't register within 30 days then its your fault for not reading the warranty info card every hardware manufacturer on earth requires registering within 30 days for full warranty benefits.

i personally only buy XFX cards especially after my last run in with EVGA
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Originally Posted by Zulli85 View Post
I thought XFX was one of the better GPU/PSU manufacturers out there. Apparently not though, some links please.

Search here on OCN, you will find them.

here is one example:

http://www.overclock.net/intel-mothe...ent-worse.html

They have only gotten worse since. Companies do not get better very quickly. takes then MONTHS.
 
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post #13 of 97
Sell them extended MC warranty plan ,

As far as question, No I wouldn't buy XFX as I refuse to buy Ek, and I refuse to buy from ppc's.
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post #14 of 97
Will not buy XFX, and whenever I can try to make sure others avoid them. Not only are they a headache to deal with and a terrible company, they will screw their customers over, violate their own policies and even written law, and that's not even counting their poor individual product quality and near non-existent CQ.

If your boss questions you, tell him you can bring good proof they are a brand not to be trusted and that it will only be more hassle for microcenter, and see if you can get their products pulled from the shelves if you know it won't be at your detriment.

Companies like XFX don't deserve to be in business.
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I didn't know we could even mention XFX on OCN. They're horrible!
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post #16 of 97
honestly, i bought a XFX psu and it was semi-good. not really as good as all the hype so i returned it to newegg.

would i buy xfx? yes if it was considerably cheaper (33% cheaper sounds good) than asus, msi, evga

but tbh, their cards look pretty nice... even if they don't work... ><
    
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post #17 of 97
Wow lots of backlash against XFX. Deservingly so I assume at this point.
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post #18 of 97
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Originally Posted by WizrdSleevz View Post
I didn't know we could even mention XFX on OCN. They're horrible!
I am afraid of being murdered. Keeping a 9mm sidearm and a knife under my pillow for the next few months.
 
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honestly, i bought a XFX psu and it was semi-good. not really as good as all the hype so i returned it to newegg.

would i buy xfx? yes if it was considerably cheaper (33% cheaper sounds good) than asus, msi, evga

but tbh, their cards look pretty nice... even if they don't work... ><
Looks can be deceiving...

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I am afraid of being murdered. Keeping a 9mm sidearm and a knife under my pillow for the next few months.
That reminds me.. I gotta grab my 40 glock from on top the fridge before someone ends up grabbing it instead of cereal..
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It's really kind of sad how incredibly terrible XFX is now a days. They used to be a top-tier distributor and manufacturer. There must have been some major management changes when they lost their deal w/ nVidia, as they never(or at least VERY rarely) treated thier customers poorly, and their products were quality.
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