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hello all im not sure if this is the right place to rant but im in general upset that Amd now decides to bundle BF4 with all R9s well i bought mine on the 9th and i asked amd if i could have the promotion and they straight up tell me no even though i just got the card today ....
post #2 of 7
That's life dude. A lot of people were upset about ordering their 780s just before NVidia announced a price drop was on its way.
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True i understand its just upsetting that i have to go spend another $60 im kinda cheap by the way the XFX R9-280x is really nice i love it
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same boat dude. All I can suggest to sell it and buy an R9 290 instead. Seems to be a better option since its only like 50 bucks more I think and its newer tech.
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I don't know where you live (doesn't show on mobile) but this is why Newegg (US) is so great, get a card with the Iron Egg guarantee and you get a few months to return the card for any reason, no restocking fee. Something to note for the future. IMHO it's worth waiting a bit if you have to for them to get the card you want in stock. They get new shipments regularly. I had to return my 280x for case fit reasons, now I get Bf4 when I order the new card.
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i just checked my card is iron egg guarantee how do i return it? I have already used it does it matter?
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i just checked my card is iron egg guarantee how do i return it? I have already used it does it matter?

I sent you a pm, doesn't matter that you used it, I gamed on mine for a while and even put a little scuff on it trying to force my hdd cage in. Iirc the Iron Egg on these cards is good til January 14 or so so you could keep using it longer before you return it, I wish I'd waited til the 290 customs come out. Just make sure you include all the parts, manual disc cable etc.
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