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Wow...

Well you guys got more guts than me--I just leave my stock HS on there and don't even OC
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OMg.....my video card is fried. I apparently didn't make good contact with the GPU using the heatsink, and it shut off while I was in my BIOS......long story short I have to wait for an RMA....... This SUUUUUUCKS!
Wow, sorry to hear that. I've been keeping an eye, waiting to see where you end up with your wc adventure. Terrible, I hate waiting for stuff to come back to me (although I must say that the Egg rocks and if you're willing to put up the $$'s up front, they'll ship before they receive the merchandise). Good luck with you rma.
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Wow, sorry to hear that. I've been keeping an eye, waiting to see where you end up with your wc adventure. Terrible, I hate waiting for stuff to come back to me (although I must say that the Egg rocks and if you're willing to put up the $$'s up front, they'll ship before they receive the merchandise). Good luck with you rma.
Yea I was going to just order it and have them credit my credit card back when the RMA arrived, but they no longer carry th HIS 1Gb or the Sapphire.....I may just get the Diamond elsewhere. ZipZoomFly has it for much cheaper......but then again it's not newegg. I hope they get some more HISs or Sapphires.
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OMg.....my video card is fried. I apparently didn't make good contact with the GPU using the heatsink, and it shut off while I was in my BIOS......long story short I have to wait for an RMA....... This SUUUUUUCKS!
R.I.P. HD 2900XT 1GB, sorry to hear about that.
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Yea the thermal compound was olive green brownish on one corner.......
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Tied between this and buying a 8800...
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Thread Starter 
8800 what? and do you want better price or performance?
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I just ordered a Sapphire 2900xt yesterday. I was between the 8800GTS 640 and the 2900xt, but the way I see it, the 8800gts performs about as good as it's going to get right now while the 2900xt keeps getting better with each new driver. Plus, I'm a AMD fan.
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I just ordered a Sapphire 2900xt yesterday. I was between the 8800GTS 640 and the 2900xt, but the way I see it, the 8800gts performs about as good as it's going to get right now while the 2900xt keeps getting better with each new driver. Plus, I'm a AMD fan.
Great choice. Welcome to ATI graphics world. Your Team Fortress 2 is ready now, use the Black Box voucher to activate it and download it.
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I bought a 2400 Pro today to use until my RMA goes through and newegg gets a 1Gb model back in Oh yea, I bet I can run Crysis beta at 5 FPS. LOL I'm going to try...
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