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Those were not XFX... Those were sapphire and they worked great. Hell, the guy I sold them to still has them and broke a couple of world records with my golden 5770s. I am talking about the many complaints you see with other people.
 
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Eh I know you incinerated a few back in the day, my memory isn't perfect tongue.gif
Whatever floats yer boat, I was just saying don't put the 290X's rep on your XFX card (conversely, yea I can't complain about my 780).
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I understand that.
 
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sorry to hear about your luck. i too was impatient and bought an XFX card. against my best judgement i also settled for the 290 reference. i know i know. go ahead shake your head at me. however i got really luck and got an amazing card. it overclocks well above what a 290x could and performs solid at 1150mhz core and 1450mhz on memory. heat is not an issue bc i water cooled itm which also takes care of that super loud fan. but this is just one case of of a million. i agree your best bet would be to sell the XFX and go with a better company. XFX didnt even include any overclocking utility with the drivers and have you seen their web site? i could imagine having to talk to their customer service. hopefully my card keeps running good.
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I am not worried about the 290x's rep. I love the card it just has been not behaving right. I am just am not fond of the rep of XFX...
 
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I have an XFX R9 290 @ 290X watercooled, and the warranty is down because you change the cooler...Other customs 290 not...I don't buy other XFX card...
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The say in their warranty they allow you to modify.
 
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Quote:
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The say in their warranty they allow you to modify.

If you live in North America. Everyone else has to obey the warranty stickers.
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Quote:
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The say in their warranty they allow you to modify.

I live in Italy perhaps...mad.gif
post #20 of 39
xeb, how much do you want for the card? :]

the fix is generally to install the asus bios. exactly my plan.
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