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I would get this 6970 instead of the XFX one.

I've heard way to many horror stories of XFX's RMA.

In CFX the 6970 is near perfect.

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I'm just a little iffy when it comes to Radeon because of the drivers.
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I'm just a little iffy when it comes to Radeon because of the drivers.
There are no problems with AMD's drivers? Most if not all problems were PEBKAC.
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hmmm. I guess I was misinformed then.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by nbmjhk6 View Post
I would get this 6970 instead of the XFX one.

I've heard way to many horror stories of XFX's RMA.

In CFX the 6970 is near perfect.

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I would get this 6970 instead of the XFX one.
+1, msi does their warranty based on serial number not registeration. So you'd have more resale value with that one too.
    
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Antec 750w
which model? Some Antec models were iffy.
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Still can't decide. Leaning towards the gigabyte card because of superior cooling. Although, the XFX 6970 got a lot of positive reviews and it has a lifetime warranty. I read that the 6970 runs a little hotter and it has overheating problems when in CFX. Idk. I don't think I can make a wrong choice here.
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Im about to make a similar decision, instead I'm between the EVGA 570 and the XFX 6970. Both have a lifetime warranty and both are great GPUs, ill probably be buying the Gtx since i had very bad expirience with my 5770's and its drivers.
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