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Just curious why you would use them again if they gave you bad service first time.............
Probably sold the least expensive card
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So, I build a new PC, plug in the graphics card and a huge flame comes out of the card and melts this peice right in half. Any ideas why such a thing would happen?... I didn't check if the card still works... I don't want to break anything else.

Pictures below.

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Similar to this, i had a 7950 fry the same piece of the board without me realizing, card still worked and when i sent it in to XFX they refused to fix it, charged me $40 for shipping and didn't even do anything.
So, moral of the story. DON'T buy XFX.....

you should "adz's" thread. they kept sending him back bad products and after a year they finally gave him a video card (he had an xfx mobo) which he traded and it also ended up being bad as well.
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you should "adz's" thread. they kept sending him back bad products and after a year they finally gave him a video card (he had an xfx mobo) which he traded and it also ended up being bad as well.

Wow... great quality control from XFX.
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Probably sold the least expensive card
Yeah, cheapest card. I've learned my lesson though. XFX never again.
    
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few years ago my Friends XFX GTX 280 died on him RMA'ed it since XFX no longer did nvidia they offered him only 1 choice for repair and that was a new AMD card... but they charged him $100 for a refurb 5850 which he was forced to either accept or he would get nothing for a GTX 280
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Wow... great quality control from XFX.
Yeah, cheapest card. I've learned my lesson though. XFX never again.

it was a hot topic on OCN fora long time. they sent him back like 3 ad mobos in a row. with video proof. he started recording before even opened the box and everything. the ordeal last almost a year.
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it was a hot topic on OCN fora long time. they sent him back like 3 ad mobos in a row. with video proof. he started recording before even opened the box and everything. the ordeal last almost a year.
Do you have a link? I searched but i can't find it
    
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Do you have a link? I searched but i can't find it

http://www.overclock.net/t/783513/xfx-790i-ultra-rma-bent-worse-than-my-a-key-finger-56k-warning
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Wow, that's just horrible. XFX. NEVER AGAIN.
    
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just like we have partner ships and reps we should have a boycott list too. I know the admins don't want to scare companies off but, at the same time we need to show them they can't just rip people off. maybe it could be done by popular vote or something.
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just like we have partner ships and reps we should have a boycott list too. I know the admins don't want to scare companies off but, at the same time we need to show them they can't just rip people off. maybe it could be done by popular vote or something.

I agree.

My list of companies I will never buy from....
XFX (Horrible products and service as we can clearly see)
Razer (Horrible products and service, they sent me a BROKEN mouse as an RMA, 5 times)
OCZ (power supplies and SSD)
Gigabyte (mobos)
    
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