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Originally Posted by Razi3l View Post
Sad to hear that OP. Did you get the EVGA HD model?..
Yes, its the 570 HD.
    
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Well yes but how else would the card die? Yeah okay some cards can die and electronics don't last forever but come on
Actually I have had more cards die out of faults than me killing them. In fact I don't think I've killed any cards w/ overclocking.

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Yes, its the 570 HD.
Gah. You would've been better with a pile of manure. The "HD" model is rubbish.
    
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Originally Posted by linkin93 View Post
Everyone cut the crap with XFX. With EVGA you can't even transfer the warranty.

Even your precious EVGA has a boycott club on this forum, just search for it. Also google "EVGA motherboard warranty problem"

Every company makes you pay for shipping to them. Did you even ask for a shipping label? They might have said yes, if you asked. They also ship the replacement to you as their expense. This is standard procedure dude. Would you rather have a dud card and no warranty?
Pffft, in the UK the manufacturer/retailer HAS to pay for the shipping for you. Returning a faulty product comes at no cost to the consumer!
    
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The extra cost imposed on manufacturers by UK laws seems to be one reason why manufacturer warranties seem to be ridiculously skinflinty asinine in Europe. Cheap bastards just don't wanna pay both-way postage.
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Most here should not be trying to warranty cards anyway. Overclock voids warranty. Its fraud. So if a company refuses to honor your warranty every once in a while blame everyone on these forums. I so love how people here will commit fraud on warranty items they overclock, but if you use a hacked version of win 7 or BFBC2 your the devil lol.
EVGA allows overclocking:

http://www.evga.com/support/faq/afmv....aspx?faqid=55
    
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post #26 of 36
As a vendor...I've had my share of nightmares but, in terms of warranty, I prefer EVGA.

So you had to pay to ship a card in? Hah, Alienware ships in about 50/week...Try that bill.

I refuse to deal with Asus anymore because it's like dealing with a bunch of chickens with their heads cut off and...XFX...Wow.

The only 2 successful purchases I've EVER had from XFX (We were going to vendor them at 1 point until we recieved @ 75 duds in a row) are the 2 in my work PC...My interns won't even buy XFX...And considering their current NVIDIA situation, I don't see XFX coming into this office anytime soon.

Everyone has their warranty issues but, the OP has no reason to rant...Crap happens, deal with it...It's not like they denied it.
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wow, 75 broken cards in a row? I'd be freaking pissed
    
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I had to RMA a squealing 465 yesterday and it only cost me 22 dolors to ship it and I live in Canada as well. Learn how to ship something economically. Canada Post wanted 30 bucks for shipping, Fed Ex wanted 22 so I went with Fed Ex. Did everything online and droped the card in the post office monday. Don't ever bother with insurance.
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Every RMA story I hear the person pays like 3 x the cost of anything I have ever shipped ever. Where do you people ship?

USPS parcel post is dead cheap, but kinda slow.

UPS ground is dead cheap and gives discounts if you ship to a company which EVGA is.

Unless you are paying next day which is ridiculously overpriced.
    
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I used to have an XFX Radeon 5770 that had problems, but they were the fault of ATi, not XFX. After about a month of

Display driver ATI Driver stopped responding and has successfully recovered.
Display driver ATI Driver stopped responding and has successfully recovered.
Display driver ATI Driver stopped responding and has successfully recovered.
Display driver ATI Driver stopped responding and has successfully recovered.
Display driver ATI Driver stopped responding and has successfully recovered.
Display driver ATI Driver stopped responding and has successfully recovered.
Display driver ATI Driver stopped responding and has successfully recovered.
Display driver ATI Driver stopped responding and has successfully recovered.
Display driver ATI Driver stopped responding and has successfully recovered.

...I tossed that mofo in the trash and went NVIDIA. I originally went with the 5770 because some...erm...fanfriends had said it was better value. They forgot to mention it had NO DRIVERS.

All of my cards since then have been EVGA, and no issues. (Anecdotal evidence is best evidence, I know. )
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