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Here's some screenshots with clear evidence of the artifacting going on during gameplay: I figured I have some kinda of proof to show the seller/ebay just in case he asks for it.

It's like this throughout every DX11 High GPU demanding game I play, but the artifacts move/jitter all over the screen making games unplayable.

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Edited by Kosai - 3/28/13 at 1:42pm
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that's ugly but I thought it was gonna be worse than that from what you've said..
anyways that card has got to go.
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Also forgot to mention REPS ALL AROUND. In the process of giving reps to every post I found helpful, which is about everyone of them. So thanks again guys.
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Glad to hear the seller will refund you plus $20 for shipping. Once you get your money, leave some positive feedback
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Also forgot to mention REPS ALL AROUND. In the process of giving reps to every post I found helpful, which is about everyone of them. So thanks again guys.
cheers.. thumb.gif
post #136 of 184
Make sure you send it with tracking and take a picture before you post it. Also get the refund before you post it
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Also forgot to mention REPS ALL AROUND. In the process of giving reps to every post I found helpful, which is about everyone of them. So thanks again guys.

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Cheers. Good to hear things worked out.
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Make sure you send it with tracking and take a picture before you post it. Also get the refund before you post it

Well luckily he said he will refund as soon as I give him a confirmed return tracking number.

So I will have money in my paypal balance and will be ready to purchase another card as soon I ship it out.

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Originally Posted by MoGTy View Post

I'm not sure if I'm interpreting it right or not but basically your budget is about 50 dollars short of a retail reference 7970, which made you go with a second hand almost-new card in the first place, right ?

In that case, I highly recommend getting a 7950 from a retailer instead, overclock it to 1Ghz or higher. You'll have saved some money and it'll perform even better than a 7970 (stock or slightly overclocked).

Yeah pretty much, sucks I have to end up paying more out of my pocket to get another card.

But yeah Im DEAD set on getting another 7970, Ghz edition or not. I just will not settle for anything less. At this point I honestly don't care If I have shell out another $40 or so for a NEW 7970.

Right now I'm eye ballin' a VisionTek Reference 7970 from a seller on eBay with 72 Feedback with "Brand new sealed" in the description for $400....

At this point Im sure as hell not buying a used one from anyone.
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Originally Posted by GEEKICON View Post

Make sure you send it with tracking and take a picture before you post it. Also get the refund before you post it

Well luckily he said he will refund as soon as I give him a confirmed return tracking number.

So I will have money in my paypal balance and will be ready to purchase another card as soon I ship it out.

Quote:
Originally Posted by MoGTy View Post

I'm not sure if I'm interpreting it right or not but basically your budget is about 50 dollars short of a retail reference 7970, which made you go with a second hand almost-new card in the first place, right ?

In that case, I highly recommend getting a 7950 from a retailer instead, overclock it to 1Ghz or higher. You'll have saved some money and it'll perform even better than a 7970 (stock or slightly overclocked).

Yeah pretty much, sucks I have to end up paying more out of my pocket to get another card.

But yeah Im DEAD set on getting another 7970, Ghz edition or not. I just will not settle for anything less. At this point I honestly don't care If I have shell out another $40 or so for a NEW 7970.

Right now I'm eye ballin' a VisionTek Reference 7970 from a seller on eBay with 72 Feedback with "Brand new sealed" in the description for $400....

At this point Im sure as hell not buying a used one from anyone.
still not sure why you didn't just pay the 12-15 bucks shipping to msi and just rma it
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