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hello, i'm gonna buy a new 6850 and that too of xfx ...... I just wanted to know that should i go with xfx or any other brand.. Y'll can tell your personeel prefernce toooo....
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post #2 of 19
it's going to vary person to person, no real definitive saying it'll most likely come to what appeals you the most about it while taking into consideration what others may have. redface.gif
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the cards are good, its the customer service thats became sketchy .
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post #4 of 19
Alot of their stuff come's with a lifetime warrenty which is nice. But I have read more than one thread/compalint about how hard it can be to reach their customer support. One of my Real Life Friends swears by them. I would recomend looking at Sapphire 6850's. They are my goto brand of AMD/ATI GPU. Never had a single problem with their products and when I have gotten ahold of the CS it was a good experiance(need BIOS info on my TOXIC).
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Yeah, pretty much what everyone else is saying. Good cards, bad customer service.
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post #6 of 19
Thread Starter 
i own a sapphire 6870... And m pretty happy with it.
Well i think of going with xfx because of its dual fan edition...
What you guys think about it...
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When I had to RMA my 7900GS I had zero problems with CS.
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post #8 of 19

Why would you buy a 6850 if you already own that sapphire 6870 ?

 

IF you want a 2nd card and XFX ... I'd suggest looking at this one then ...

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150563

XFX HD-687X-CNFC Radeon HD 6870 2 GB card @ $185 after MIR ... nice card and deal IMO.

 

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Originally Posted by henryy5ghz View Post

hello, i'm gonna buy a new 6850 and that too of xfx ...... I just wanted to know that should i go with xfx or any other brand.. Y'll can tell your personeel prefernce toooo....


 

   
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post #9 of 19
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well i started this thread as my experience with xfx has'nt been good at all.
The first gfx card that i bought was nvidia xfx 9600 gt and it wasn't able to survive morethan a time period of 7 months............
I don't know about amd ones...

Also are the msi and asus cards are good ..
Please help !!
Edited by henryy5ghz - 2/18/12 at 6:41pm
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