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post #171 of 376
A Logitech G7 mouse that died on its first day,
and a G15 keyboard, having 3 faulty keys (couldnt hold G - H - I, nor could I spam-press them too quickly, just no input), leds started blinking within a month, and it doesn't allow 3 keys to be pressed simultaneously.
post #172 of 376
i bought some logitech headset, it was the most uncomfortable thing i've ever used in my entire life.

300

never used it and gifted it to someone in the end, i doubt she ever uses it now.
post #173 of 376
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Probably the GTX 570. Mainly because of the numerous issues I have been having with it and BF3 (no matter how many times I Update the drivers) in addition to the inadequate VRAM for high res gaming. Back to the red zone I go.

if its having issues then you probably just got a bad card. If you dont have enough VRAM how is that the cards fault? If you needed more Vram then you should be looking at buying a card with more. Switching over to AMD you still have the same possibility of getting a bad card as well as not getting enough VRAM if you choose to buy one that will not fit your needs.


My worst purchase ever was a Logitech G510. That was the worst keyboard I had ever used... my Logitech K200 was better than that thing and its like a 10 dollar keyboard. The 510 has some cool lighting but the keys feel very mushy and the space bar is trash. Unless you press super hard in the center of the space bar you would have a hard time registering the keystroke. Took it apart and found out the problem... not only does it have a crap stabilizer but the two domes on the outside of the space bar cannot be pushed down enough by the plastic pieces to activate so the only dome that worked was in the center. Tried 3 of them and they were all the same.
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post #174 of 376
Bought a used HD5970 almost 2 years back. I only had a Core 2 Duo at the time so it was severely bottlenecked. bought it to Play WoW (yeah, I know, lol) and was saddened that my FPS didnt go up.

I\m glad I know alot more now, special thanks to OCN smile.gif
post #175 of 376
Worst PC parts I bought ever?


PC Power and Cooling Silencer 610W.

I had 1 die on me, (nothing bad there really, eventually they all go), but the first RMA was DOA, the 2nd RMA replacement actually popped and fizzled upon turning on. The 3rd rma sat in it's box forever, when I finally decided to use it, after 2 days it popped and leaked oil all over my case.

I *used* to recommend the hell out of it because the first one lasted so long and it was so quiet.
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post #176 of 376
7200GS, costed me a lot in my stupid country ! too low performance..even in 1024x600
post #177 of 376
First bad part I ever bought was back around 1990 it was a sound blaster speaker in a box thing. It plugged into the printer port as a through cable so the printer could be put on the end; however, when a printer was plugged in it would make a whining sound that could have made a cats hair stand on end. So at any givin time I either had sound, or a printer; not both. Drivers were a joke. Every time it was plugged you would have to reboot, and run the driver cmd line. 8-bit sound because the computer was incompatible with that models 16-bit controller however a similar model worked with that PC. Aww it brings back memories of windows 3.0/3.1 and dos, before the internet, and the ability to find a driver.

I had a bad scanner next. The molded plastic body had an internal mark the rose up just enough to bind on the mechanics and the motor cooked itself trying to get past this unnecessary control/id mark.

There was a bad seagate HDD in there, 500GB. None of the computers I have put it in recognize it. No option for RMA or warranty.

In general I have done fairly well in parts. Most of the I chock up to luck. I haven't always known what I bought; however, I have learned a lot after the purchase.
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post #178 of 376
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i bought some logitech headset, it was the most uncomfortable thing i've ever used in my entire life.
300
never used it and gifted it to someone in the end, i doubt she ever uses it now.

Hehe , they are awful- I bought a pair on clearance for 10 bucks and that was still too much
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post #179 of 376
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Hehe , they are awful- I bought a pair on clearance for 10 bucks and that was still too much

the only good thing about those were for me they were comfortable and let my ears have cool air on them. But they were cheap and had zero bass
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post #180 of 376
Two Msi gtx 560ti twinfrozr II, both where defectives.
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