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Well the other thing you might be concerned about is ASUS' warranty - they have absolutely terrible service, and often don't honor RMAs.

But I've had an ASUS 7850 DCU2 for almost 2 years and it still runs great, only thing is one of the fans has a slight rattling, but it doesn't affect cooling or anything else.
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They have a 3 year manufacturer's warranty - but they trying to have a big social media presence - you can raise a big stink on their FB and Twitter feeds to get an RMA to go through smile.gif
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Yeah. The R9 290X will probably out of my price range and out of interest I started looking at the 7970 prices and found that they're rather close to what I paid for my 7950.
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Ah well, ordered, couldn't resist at that price and will work out pretty even once I sell the games. For the sake of resale value, which 3 games should I pick?
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