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so I bought a 6950 from ebay got it and it started smoking. I wanted to know why this is. I am useing a asus crosshair IV, cool master 1000w psu is there anything that i am doing wrong to cause this. I was trying to run is in crossfire. however i took out my other 6950 and just had this one in and it still smoked then turned off.
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don't buy 2nd hand stuff from ebay
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Sounds like its overheated n died, I would get Intouch with the seller. Nothin on comp goin do it less u over volted like mad or plugged in wrong cables.
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Originally Posted by Garygordon View Post

so I bought a 6950 from ebay got it and it started smoking. I wanted to know why this is. I am useing a asus crosshair IV, cool master 1000w psu is there anything that i am doing wrong to cause this. I was trying to run is in crossfire. however i took out my other 6950 and just had this one in and it still smoked then turned off.

Open a ticket saying the card you received wasn't working (DOA). If you say it stopped working he will say you broke the card.

Also, call paypal and tell them the same thing, request them to give you back your money.
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If you say it stopped working he will say you broke the card.

then claim with paypal, and the buyer ALWAYS wins.

if that doesnt work then call creditcard company, reverse funds.


ive done both of those when the easy way of talking to the seller doesnt work out so well
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don't buy 2nd hand stuff from ebay

gratz on useless post counter fluff
Edited by NKrader - 4/4/12 at 2:49pm
     
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then claim with paypal, and the buyer ALWAYS wins.
if that doesnt work then call creditcard company, reverse funds.
ive done both of those when the easy way of talking to the seller doesnt work out so well

buyer doesn't always wins, specially when the component you bought took out every component in your system
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Where do i send the card if he wont take it back. do i just keep it
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what brand is it? if it's Asus, MSI, or gigabyte there is a serial based warranty. If it's any other brand you might be out of luck.
 
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Where do i send the card if he wont take it back. do i just keep it

theres nothing else you can do with it.
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what brand is it? if it's Asus, MSI, or gigabyte there is a serial based warranty. If it's any other brand you might be out of luck.

its a sapphire
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