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DID I buy the right 7950?

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I just ordered this 7950 earlier today before having to sell my 6870 a few minutes ago.

My 6870 has dual fans as well and i have had no issues with XFX/


What do you guy think about this?


Heres the one i ordered?

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814150588
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The DD cooler has been a hit or miss for some, early one a few people had quite a bit of problems with it but as of late I think I can only recall one or two bad DD coolers threads.

Are there better cards with better coolers? Absolutely but very few with a comparably warranty, plus you get a rebate. Every company can make a dud, but so as long as you trust XFX and you've had zero issues with them, don't worry too much about it. thumb.gif
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as said above the XFX DD is not a good cooler. the gigabyte windforce, sapphire dual x , his iceq are much better coolers. the sapphire card is 29 cm long. the his card is 29.5 cm long. the gigabyte card is 28.5 cm long. so if you can cancel your order and pick one of these. make sure the card you pick will fit in your case

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814202006
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814161420
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814125414
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post #4 of 7
Good luck getting a rebate. I'm still waiting for 2011 rebate that will never come. XFX is on the persona non grata list of gfx cards.
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post #5 of 7
Put it this way, I've owned four different Gigabyte cards with no issues. I purchased one XFX DD BE 7950 as a gift for my brother, and within 5 hours it was on it's way to RMA town.
    
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Thanks guys. I will be skeptic of AMD based XFX cards from here on out. REP+ to all thumb.gif
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post #7 of 7
I have an msi twin frozrr III 7950 and it is absolutely amazing. But I'm sure u will be happy with ur choice, but if for some reason u need to rma it then get this card! They have really improved in quality recently. Let us know how u like it! I did the same thing right after I ordered my card. I second guessed my choice but I have no regrets!!!
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