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Q: What is your name, title, and how long have you worked at MSI?

A: My name is Bob, and I’m…. actually, I’m just Alex Chang. I’m the Associate Marketing Manager. I’ve been with the company for 2 years.

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http://www.pcper.com/reviews/Graphics-Cards/MSI-Graphics-Card-Division-Interview-Alex-Chang-Takes-our-Qs

pretty much what he has been doing with OCN for a while now biggrin.gif
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msi has always been my #1 choice for video cards and i cant see that changing anytime soon. thumb.gif

asus is #2
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msi has always been my #1 choice for video cards and i cant see that changing anytime soon. thumb.gif
asus is #2

For aftermarket heatsinks and friend's builds, evga is the way to go. Otherwise, I agree, MSI is the way to go.
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For aftermarket heatsinks and friend's builds, evga is the way to go. Otherwise, I agree, MSI is the way to go.

You stick this in your friend's computers?
599

What about when the mobo/gpu goes bad? They deny the RMA because they took off the serial sticker and claim it was never there or claim there's bent pins on the mobo/the PCIe lanes caught fire because you didn't buy their aftermarket "power boost" to make up for their faulty design? What about when they need to sell off their old parts to upgrade and the warranty isn't transferable to the new buyer making it harder to find buyers?
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msi is the best in graphics cards imo. gotta work on their motherboards. esp the low end amd one's
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msi is the best in graphics cards imo. gotta work on their motherboards. esp the low end amd one's

They fixed the VRM issue awhile ago. They have sufficient VRMs now. Have you looked at their 900 series chipset boards?
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They fixed the VRM issue awhile ago. They have sufficient VRMs now. Have you looked at their 900 series chipset boards?

the lowend boards are still crap. I've read somewhere here in OCN that it still lacks vrm protection on their entry level boards
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