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Originally Posted by hucklebuck View Post

is the board layout the same on a 280/280X as a 7950/7970? Like would a water block from a reference 7970 fit on a 280X reference?

assuming they are ref, yes a 280 is a 7970, again assuming they are reference, as far as i know there is no such thing as a 280 nor is there a plan to make it,

7950s are a different board ( ref ) but they do have some on 7970 ref boards as well
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MSI just emailed me saying they can't replace it and they want to know if I will accept 255 dollars as a refund. Thats literally half the value of the card. Even a 270x costs more. I can't wait to scream at them tomorrow.

just tell them no, you are not, i want a comparable card, which would be a 280x !
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as far as i know there is no such thing as a 280 nor is there a plan to make it,

AMD announced the 280 not too long ago, at this point it just seems to be a rebadge 7950 boost, likely to use low-bin 280Xs.
   
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MSI just emailed me saying they can't replace it and they want to know if I will accept 255 dollars as a refund. Thats literally half the value of the card. Even a 270x costs more. I can't wait to scream at them tomorrow.

"replace", you mentioned its just the fans right...?
Yes and they claim they cannot just fix it they have to replace it.
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MSI just emailed me saying they can't replace it and they want to know if I will accept 255 dollars as a refund. Thats literally half the value of the card. Even a 270x costs more. I can't wait to scream at them tomorrow.

I guess that is their first step to try and sucker a few people into taking the cash? Now on the other hand, if they are against shipping out a comparable card, maybe they are liking the inflated prices a bit too much. Good luck and report back!

They claim they have none in stock and its been in RMA for over 2 weeks already. I'm going to complain. Last time this happened they upgraded my motherboard from an 890 to the 990FXA-GD80.
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Yes and they claim they cannot just fix it they have to replace it.
They claim they have none in stock and its been in RMA for over 2 weeks already. I'm going to complain. Last time this happened they upgraded my motherboard from an 890 to the 990FXA-GD80.

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MSI just emailed me saying they can't replace it and they want to know if I will accept 255 dollars as a refund. Thats literally half the value of the card. Even a 270x costs more. I can't wait to scream at them tomorrow.

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"replace", you mentioned its just the fans right...?

This might not help you any, but I got sapphire to hook me up with a new OE cooler for my dirt 3 6950 - I needed new fans, and they sent me the entire cooler! my card is much happier now, especially since the bad fan was the one over the VRMs.

At first they just pointed me at the 3rd party coolers, but I was able to talk them into selling me an OE cooler.
 
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Yes and they claim they cannot just fix it they have to replace it.
They claim they have none in stock and its been in RMA for over 2 weeks already. I'm going to complain. Last time this happened they upgraded my motherboard from an 890 to the 990FXA-GD80.

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MSI just emailed me saying they can't replace it and they want to know if I will accept 255 dollars as a refund. Thats literally half the value of the card. Even a 270x costs more. I can't wait to scream at them tomorrow.

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Originally Posted by Paul17041993 View Post

"replace", you mentioned its just the fans right...?

This might not help you any, but I got sapphire to hook me up with a new OE cooler for my dirt 3 6950 - I needed new fans, and they sent me the entire cooler! my card is much happier now, especially since the bad fan was the one over the VRMs.

At first they just pointed me at the 3rd party coolers, but I was able to talk them into selling me an OE cooler.
MSI claims they do not just keep coolers around and have to ship a new card. I'm going to calmly discuss this with someone tomorrow and then escalate it. Worst case they send me my GPU back. I'm gonna attempt to get them to upgrade it to a 290 if they cannot get me a 280x.
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just what you said more or less " has gpu tweak ever worked on asus cards properly?"
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have to love the RMA process or unprocess. Depeneds how you look at it. thumb.gif
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MSI claims they do not just keep coolers around and have to ship a new card. I'm going to calmly discuss this with someone tomorrow and then escalate it. Worst case they send me my GPU back. I'm gonna attempt to get them to upgrade it to a 290 if they cannot get me a 280x.

That's unfortunate - either that, or the person you talked to is assuming they don't and just doesn't know. Either way, it took a little work for me to get my replacement cooler, but as my card was old and out of warranty, the bang for buck was excellent.
 
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MSI claims they do not just keep coolers around and have to ship a new card. I'm going to calmly discuss this with someone tomorrow and then escalate it. Worst case they send me my GPU back. I'm gonna attempt to get them to upgrade it to a 290 if they cannot get me a 280x.

That's unfortunate - either that, or the person you talked to is assuming they don't and just doesn't know. Either way, it took a little work for me to get my replacement cooler, but as my card was old and out of warranty, the bang for buck was excellent.
Well I've talked to someone and told him the GPU cost me 510 or so. Looking at my invoice I see it was 519.99 + tax + shipping for a total of 568. I'd be more than happy with a 280x which is over 100 dollars cheaper and is essentially the same card.
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