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Who cares, we Americans are left out of Gainwards glory
I've seen Gainward FX5200's in some shops here in Canada lol
The box art is.... extremely cheap looking. The box isn't even shiny
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I agree. I can't see PC hardware being viable in the gaming realm for more than 3 years.........I will end up retiring one of my 2900XTs to my wife's PC when I build it...
But that's exactly why warranties that last 3yrs, 5yrs, even lifetime are so appealing to some people... Every time I upgrade my computer my family and friends typically get upgraded as well vis-Ã*-vis my old parts. Which is why I prefer longer warranty periods.
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But is Gainward one that will explode? hehe
I don't know never heard of them, feel free to find out for us.
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If there is one thing ATI is missing it is the popular resellers that Nvidia enjoys.

I have never and will never understand people's concern over what a circuit board looks like. These are computers! I would much rather have nothing on the heatsinks.
I'm with you, Paul. I much prefer a "business-only" approach. Spare me the stickers and plastic cladding, and give me a utilitarian behemoth of a cooler.


As for the non-exclusive move itself, I'm not surprised at all. The parent company, Palit, is non-exclusive, so why would Gainward be? Gainward has been in the game a long time - they were highly sought after in the 7900GT craze, apparently their cards were quite beastly overclockers. They're also well know for non-reference designs, much like Palit.
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I was actually referring to the Lian-li PC-V1x00 series.
And the Silverstone TEMJIN....
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