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Hey, guys

I will be starting an internet business selling computer components, and one of which will be GPUs. My goal is to keep the price below NewEgg first of all.

My question to you is which brands of AMD Graphics Cards do you trust personally and why?


I'm looking to buy a stack of GPUs from the manufacturers that people like.

I appreciate your input thumb.gif
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post #2 of 62
I have a Saphire card my self, but it's reference so its about the same as any other AMD card. However, I have heard many people rave about them and their aftermarket cards. They have some better cooling solutions for AMD cards than most other manufacturers.
Edited by slothiraptor - 10/22/14 at 1:56pm
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post #3 of 62
Any whichever isnt reference for air cooling

but lately for hawaii asus,sapphire trix and gigabyte didnt have good cooling(the trix didnt have good cards also) and msi had leaking of oil from the fans
and the TurboDuo wasnt really good with hawaii either

the Hd 7970 From XFX had overheaitng issues on VRMs
Asus had problems with some batches with the 280xes
Edited by PontiacGTX - 10/22/14 at 6:45pm
  
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post #4 of 62
I would say Gigabyte as the last 2 cards I had from them worked without issues.
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I own 2x xfx 7970's. I flashed both with the black edition bios and i've had 0 issues out of them.
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I have used MSI on my last two cards (HD7850 Twin Frozr 2GB and R9 290 Gaming 4GB) without any issues.
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I've used - XFX, Sapphire, and MSI. Also never had issues.
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HIS cards are decent too and come with some fantastic coolers on some of them... biggrin.gif
 
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post #9 of 62
I've had XFX, HIS, and Sapphire in the past. They've been good to me. I can't speak for the newer (7xxx/R9) series card. I did a build for my Brother-in-law with a Gigabyte 7970 Ghz edition. So far so good with it, but he's no power user.

PowerColor is a decent board partner. I think they're called Club3D now. But I could be wrong.
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post #10 of 62
MSI is reliable here as well (even with the fan leak on 290 they are still generally very reliable). HiS are probably the best exclusive producer though. Their cards usually carry a small premium though.
 
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