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Originally Posted by ChrisTahoe View Post

I would advise against this. It is in poor taste.

Poor taste or beating the system FTW? I'm sorry I don't conform to your pre concieved notions of being tasteful. The 1250/1800 tastes pretty good on my end.
Edited by Honk5891 - 11/22/12 at 4:33am
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Poor taste or beating the system FTW? I'm sorry I don't conform to your pre concieved notions of being tasteful. The 1250/1800 tastes pretty good on my end.

No. It's poor taste. Continued abuse of the return/exchange policy could lead to Newegg eventually changing it, thus hurting those who actually need it.

The fact that you are proud of your dishonesty and urge others to follow suit is disappointing.
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No. It's poor taste. Continued abuse of the return/exchange policy could lead to Newegg eventually changing it, thus hurting those who actually need it.
The fact that you are proud of your dishonesty and urge others to follow suit is disappointing.

I think you missed the point of me not caring. And to be honest I returned twice and the first time it actually did artifact out of the box and the second return was because it wouldn't overclock at all. I just got very lucky on the second return. Sorry to dissapoint you dad.

Edit: oh and for the record I did not urge anyone to do anything. Ultimately the choice is up to the individual I simply stated what he or she could do. If they decide to be a dishonest scumbag like myself then that's on their shoulders not mine.
Edited by Honk5891 - 11/22/12 at 4:53am
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I think you missed the point of me not caring. And to be honest I returned twice and the first time it actually did artifact out of the box and the second return was because it wouldn't overclock at all. I just got very lucky on the second return. Sorry to dissapoint you dad.
Edit: oh and for the record I did not urge anyone to do anything. Ultimately the choice is up to the individual I simply stated what he or she could do. If they decide to be a dishonest scumbag like myself then that's on their shoulders not mine.

 
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Apparently..... note sarcasm when I called myself a dishonest scumbag.
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Haven't come across anything my 7870 has lagged with really (also game @ 1080p, 1200/1250 atm, still tweaking).

I'm just going to wait for the refresh on both sides and see what comes out then.
Probably won't upgrade unless I get hooked into a very intensive game though like Far Cry 3 or something.

Sucks 7950s are nearly the same price now as ours were only a few months back, but c'est la vie...


EDIT:

Have you considered getting a second 7870?
They scale quite well in CF, and make for one hell of a powerful setup (better than even upgrading to a 7970 or 680).
Edited by candy_van - 11/22/12 at 8:35am
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