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They removed the double lifetime warranty and replaced it with a standard 2 yr warranty. The whole point of buying xfx and dealing with their shenanigans was "because" of their double lifetime warranty. Without that, there really is no point in going xfx.

Wrong.. You have one month to register the card on their site to get the lifetime warranty thumb.gif

If you do not, or if you sell the card etc.. then it's a standard 2 year warranty.

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They removed the double lifetime warranty and replaced it with a standard 2 yr warranty. The whole point of buying xfx and dealing with their shenanigans was "because" of their double lifetime warranty. Without that, there really is no point in going xfx.

Wrong.. You have one month to register the card on their site to get the lifetime warranty thumb.gif

If you do not, or if you sell the card etc.. then it's a standard 2 year warranty.

XFX FTW

That's only for the double d and be card, the rest are what warranty?
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A quick question I meant to ask before;
Does everyone's 7970 squeal under load? Mine is the worst card I've had for squealing; it's still not a problem, but it's there.

What do you mean by squeal? As in do you mean loud or what? My 7970 doesn't even get loud underload......
    
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That's only for the double d and be card, the rest are what warranty?

I need to double check, but from what I read that applies to all XFX cards. Like I said though, the fine print, is where you can mess it up.
    
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That's only for the double d and be card, the rest are what warranty?

I need to double check, but from what I read that applies to all XFX cards. Like I said though, the fine print, is where you can mess it up.

Well duh dude, read the fine print. All 7970s are fubar and only the double d and be are lifetime, and ONLY single lifetime. It's not transferable anymore. There is NO DOUBLE WARRANTY period on 7970s.

Again, this brings me back to my original point, without that warranty, there's literally zero point for me to go XFX. Take that two year into context and there are many better brands out there.
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with all this being said about xfx, do you think the diamond card would be better? I can exchange mine at microcenter still.
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with all this being said about xfx, do you think the diamond card would be better? I can exchange mine at microcenter still.

You have 5 yrs vs 2 yrs, mathematically 5 is a winner. Support wise, they're probably the same.
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Right single lifetime... you're not trying to buy a used one lol I don't see the problem? biggrin.gif
    
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I agree though... If you just want a standard stock reference card then really just close your eyes and take a pic. Maybe Saphire since they come with all the extra cables/ adapeters. thumb.gif
    
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even register they are not lifetime check newegg again they changed it ... newegg said lifetime for the first day now it doesn't say that anymore.
 
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