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helpdesk@xfxforce.com

http://www.xfxforce.com/en-us/Help/Support.aspx



Last time I went there there was register where log in is....

And now the support page is under construction and covered with a game bundle ad? mad.gif
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helpdesk@xfxforce.com

http://www.xfxforce.com/en-us/Help/Support.aspx



Last time I went there there was register where log in is....

And now the support page is under construction and covered with a game bundle ad? mad.gif

Same problem I had. They need to get the website going again lol.
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Decent amount to think about, thanks everyone.
My reason for 7850 over the 650ti boost is simply the games that will sell easier than the in game purchase credits. And not waiting because I have a feeling waiting long enough the game will be worth $10 or so less which may be the difference in a shorter term price drop.
After reading some more reviews almost 100% going with the sapphire, seems a good chance of running cooler and overclocking higher.

Edit: wrong number
Edited by shinyboy - 4/3/13 at 7:44pm
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You may get more performance out of an overclocked HD 7850 ...(Typo fixed.I got mixed up with another thread with 7950)

The Sapphire that I linked is a pretty good card and comes with a good cooler called the Dual-X. It also comes with games that you can sell. (Bioshock Infinite and Tomb Raider)

$184.99 after $15.00 rebate card (Free Bioshock & Tomb raider game coupon w/ purchase, limited offer)

SAPPHIRE 100355OCL Radeon HD 7850 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card OC Version



Edited by KaRLiToS - 4/3/13 at 9:46pm
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oops, definitely meant 7850. Editing post. That's the one I decided to go with. Going to push it to the limit biggrin.gif.
Seems the cooler is worth the extra vs the powercolor, and XFX seems to be troublesome lately.

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post #16 of 31
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Originally Posted by shinyboy View Post

oops, definitely meant 7850. Editing post. That's the one I decided to go with. Going to push it to the limit biggrin.gif.
Seems the cooler is worth the extra vs the powercolor, and XFX seems to be troublesome lately.

Thank you

Sapphire is awesome thumb.gif
post #17 of 31
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Decent amount to think about, thanks everyone.
My reason for 7850 over the 650ti boost is simply the games that will sell easier than the in game purchase credits. And not waiting because I have a feeling waiting long enough the game will be worth $10 or so less which may be the difference in a shorter term price drop.
After reading some more reviews almost 100% going with the sapphire, seems a good chance of running cooler and overclocking higher.

Edit: wrong number

well the GTX 660 was $170 or so 3 days ago if you went NVIDIA. I expect an AMD counterprice soon

http://www.overclock.net/t/1377945/back-in-stock-newegg-asus-geforce-gtx-660-2gb-168-99-ar-promo-code

Regardless check out http://www.overclockers.ru/lab/53056_5/Test_videokarty_NVIDIA_GeForce_GTX_650_Ti_Boost.html#27

if you OC the HD7850, it is above GTX 660 for some things .
Edited by AlphaC - 4/3/13 at 8:28pm
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You may get more performance out of an overclocked HD 7850 ... voltage unlocked .

The Sapphire that I linked is a pretty good card and comes with a good cooler called the Dual-X. It also comes with games that you can sell. (Bioshock Infinite and Tomb Raider)

$184.99 after $15.00 rebate card (Free Bioshock & Tomb raider game coupon w/ purchase, limited offer)

SAPPHIRE 100355OCL Radeon HD 7850 2GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card OC Version



I have one, it's voltage only goes up to 1.217v unless i'm missing something out frown.gif
But the game bundle that comes with is DmC : Devil May Cry and Bioshock Infinite, i would rather have DmC over Crysis 3 anytime soon! I played it and seriously it's the best game in my life and the only game that keeps me on my seat for the WHOLE DAY!
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post #19 of 31
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Alright ordered and its OTW. Can't wait. Going to blow my 450 away.

Also sorry I posted in here. Mods if you can move it to the proper forum that would be great. Thanks for no one complaining and just helping. You guys are great.

Only change is I went with a 1GB ver. I only plan on 1080p. I will put the saved 30 to another card in the future.
Edited by shinyboy - 4/4/13 at 12:49am
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Alright ordered and its OTW. Can't wait. Going to blow my 450 away.

Also sorry I posted in here. Mods if you can move it to the proper forum that would be great. Thanks for no one complaining and just helping. You guys are great.

Only change is I went with a 1GB ver. I only plan on 1080p. I will put the saved 30 to another card in the future.
I don't know about you but even on 1050p i'm eating lots of VRAM in BF3. Granted that was ultra ... I just bought 2GB for 13$ more (tiny amount here) and well more "future-proof" although there's no such thing wink.gif
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