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Gigabyte HD 6850 or Sapphire HD 6850 ?

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http://www.gigabyte.com/products/product-page.aspx?pid=3630#ov

or

http://www.sapphiretech.com/presentation/product/?cid=1&gid=3&sgid=1037&pid=1320&psn=&lid=1&leg=0#

Which one is better ?
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Bump.....
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Anyone ?
post #4 of 10
Gigabyte has good customer service.
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Personal preference really. Both cards will perform the same. I would go with Sapphire, the Vapor-X card have always seem to be nice.

Gigabyte's warranty is by serial number(I believe) and Sapphire is by registration.
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go with gigabyte it needs only 450watt and you can oc pretty far smile.gif
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Which ever is cheaper i say, both sapphire and gigabyte have great service and both cards will perform identically.
Or buy which ever looks better aesthetically. smile.gif
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Gigabyte !
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post #9 of 10
Like others have said, it depends on personal preference. I personally go with ASUS and Gigabyte when it comes to Motherboards and video cards because of their warranty (no receipt needed). It gives hardware more resale value when you know as a buyer that you can send in for RMA if needed.

Spec wise, Gigabyte has a higher stock clock, but that doesnt mean much. Check out their reviews on newegg and see what owners say about their cooling, since that is what sets them apart.
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post #10 of 10
I have 2 Gigabyte 6850s - love the cards (excellent cooling), and the company has great customer service. Also, 3 year warranty.
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