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interesting approach.....

XFX has been fine here....never had a problem with them....

I wouldn't go risking my job over some whiny kids on OCN....
Hah.. I can't wait till you have a bad experiance with XFX... Your gonna be begging for help here @ OCN!
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Funny, they're no better/worse than anyone else.

Myself I've never had any issues with an XFX rma.
EVGA oth was a complete nightmare.
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post #33 of 97
This XFX bashing is rediculous.

EVERY VENDOR throws out some crap here or there. That last thread about some kid who RMA'ed to XFX here at OC that has 400 posts... come on.. I think we should all relax abit and if you have had an issue with an XFX product, state it. Don't continue to post comments that are opinions.


FACT. I had an XFX 5770. Loved it. Driver issues early on, ATI, not XFX and the tech support at XFX responded to both tickest I submitted within hours of posting my request.

MC employee... if your customer wants a XFX product, remind them to register the item to take full advantage of XFX's warranty.
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post #34 of 97
I don't know what to think about XFX. I never really had a positive or negative experience with them.

1. The 4890 fiasco. Every company has missteps. How they respond to them is most telling. XFX replaced all bad 4890 with good 4890 cards.

2. NVspec with the jizz stains on his card. I think every other company would deny an RMA with something that looked like stains on the card. And if you send a card in for RMA, clean up the card.

3. New revision on the 6970 card. XFX did screw this one up. Granted, this was probably a new revision that other manufacturers also had, but XFX should've made a new SKU. Did they purposefully mislead customers? I don't think XFX is an unethical company. Maybe stupid, but not unethical.

The bottom line is this. XFX is the only lifetime warranty manufacturer on AMD side when everybody is only offering 2-3 years. This is worth a lot in my book. You also have to understand that XFX has product line across the quality spectrum. They have the cheap cards (with the egg coolers), reference cards, and the black edition cards. They price these 3 sets of cards competitively. The 4890 egg coolers were the cheapest 4890 cards for the longest time in 2009. Don't buy the cheapest 4890 on newegg with the egg cooler expecting to hit 1ghz on the core and calling the card crap when it OC's like crap.
Edited by homestyle - 7/23/11 at 11:41pm
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post #35 of 97
I won't refuse to buy their products but they are no where near my first choice.
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I actually Like XFX Lord Xeb. I use to hold the Highest GTS 250 512MB OC and It was an XFX Card.
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lol I've never filled out one of those things. (Because I don't buy from XFX) Standard warranty does not need you to fill out forms, mail in or web type. They go by manufacturing date so if you buy a card that's been sitting on the shelves for a year then you lost a year of your rebate.

Have fun with XFX, hopefully there is no solder residue on your card when you send it in for RMA. Or with any luck the tech won't bash the card on the edge a table before they deny your card for damage. Look up the horror stories here on OCN for reference.

What was your IQ again? I hear rocks are getting pretty smart these days.

I have been recommending against anything XFX now and will continue to do so to everyone I meet that asks for good brands.
xfx's standard warranty if you don't register is 2 years.
Have fun bashing a company and promoting another company that you have no ties with whatsoever.

Its ok, because you know everyone who has no problems with XFX are just idiots right?
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If a secret shopper find's that your bias towards a certain brand, they can have you fired, so you might not like it, but dont push away from the product, if ignorant people want to buy it, let them
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Hah.. I can't wait till you have a bad experiance with XFX... Your gonna be begging for help here @ OCN!
Not really a nice thing to say, wishing or anticipating for a person's part to crap out on them just so you can have joy because they've just proved your point

You'd be begging for help here too if you've had a bad experience from any company that isn't XFX.

All the fanboyism in this thread really will lead to nowhere. People will still buy XFX products because they have the best warranty and from my experience, timely and helpful support.
    
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Not really a nice thing to say, wishing or anticipating for a person's part to crap out on them just so you can have joy because they've just proved your point

You'd be begging for help here too if you've had a bad experience from any company that isn't XFX.

All the fanboyism in this thread really will lead to nowhere. People will still buy XFX products because they have the best warranty and from my experience, timely and helpful support.
Not really. I would just RMA and call it day. Wouldn't have to worry about them denying anything or having to take pictures nd having to go thru BBB just for them to accept it. And even if they do accept it you'll just recieve an even worse product.

Less than a week ago on this forum, some guy RMA'd a 5870 and recieved a 4870.. lol.. really? After all these mistakes i'm starting to think they do it on purpose..
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