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There used to be and MSI GPU rep. here at OCN (MSIALEX)
I think he left do to flaming over MSI motherboards (not his area)

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I stand corrected by my self
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Edited by slickwilly - 11/3/11 at 6:45pm
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Originally Posted by ekg84 View Post
Ok, so i guess finally some good news:

after posting on the few different forums and telling my story of a scary Frankenstein NCIX representative contacted me through on one of them and apologized for the experience i had with NCIX, she asked to email her my info so she could take care of the problem through customer service supervisor.

Thats the power of forums!


At least you're getting this debacle fixed. Perhaps they should send you a TFIII 570 for your trouble.

I would NOT trust another reference MSI 570 from this day forward.
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Originally Posted by slickwilly View Post
There used to be and MSI GPU rep. here at OCN (MSIALEX)
I think he left do to flaming over MSI motherboards (not his area)
yeap i've tried to contact him several days ago but he didn't reply
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Just so you know that after 1 year of GTX570 being out dont expect to find reference. Same goes for AMD.
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post #25 of 34
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At least you're getting this debacle fixed. Perhaps they should send you a TFIII 570 for your trouble.

I would NOT trust another reference MSI 570 from this day forward.
Truth, i will try to stick to reference cooling cause i need external exhaust one but definitely not msi i guess evga/asus only from now on.

By the way thanx to everyone for the replies/suggestions!
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Just so you know that after 1 year of GTX570 being out dont expect to find reference. Same goes for AMD.
Well yea but IMO this is more of a rule for amd cards, on the nvidia side there is always evga with fully reference cards, zotac and sparkle still make reference 570's as well afaik.
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Originally Posted by blackbalt89 View Post
AMD's XFX does shady things, but never like this.
actually thier improving, i had a 2.0 pcb 5770 that was thier custom design, and it died, when i rma'd i asked the rep to send me refrence, and here i am with a refrence card with my waterblock on it, they are improving, slowly.

PCB revisions happen, but MSI's false advertising like that is totally wrong.
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post #28 of 34
Quote:
Originally Posted by ekg84 View Post
Well yea but IMO this is more of a rule for amd cards, on the nvidia side there is always evga with fully reference cards, zotac and sparkle still make reference 570's as well afaik.
You'll be quite happy with an EVGA 570. I had one before sending it in for Step Up and it ran everything well and was fairly quiet to boot. Same with my 580s. Not as loud as AMD reference cooling, that's for sure. My 6870 sounded like a hairdryer.

Isn't it sad that within a years time I've had 5 GPUs? :/
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post #29 of 34
I would be upset about the lack of the vapor chamber myself, But honestly... I mean I would love to have such a "rare" card, I mean a GTX 570 on a 470 PCB is kinda cool if you ask me ( maybe because I owned like 15 diff 470s, and 8 diff 570s ).. Also I believe the power delivery is beefier on a 470 than a reference 570. So thats a win.. Maybe Im just an optimist tho
post #30 of 34
Well done dude, you got through.... Now I'm wondering who will end up getting your card? Some poor unfortunate
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