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4870 , but which brand??

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hi everyone, ( ATI fanboys)
yes, i have been using Nvidia all my life and i have decided to give ATI a try ^^.

i am trying to buy a 4870 GPU , but which brand is the best out there ? like Performance wise, warranty ,customer server etc..

thnx
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Visiontek has the lifetime warranty which is probably the only reason i went for Visiontek over the other companys..but as far as performance goes Sapphire and HIS makes great aftermarket coolers for their cards and I also heard Diamond is good as well with customer service.
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Visiontek has the lifetime warranty.
I believe there the only one with a lifetime too.
    
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Originally Posted by VinhDiezel View Post
Visiontek has the lifetime warranty which is probably the only reason i went for Visiontek over the other companys..but as far as performance goes Sapphire and HIS makes great aftermarket coolers for their cards and I also heard Diamond is good as well with customer service.
thnx , i will be going W/C ^^
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post #5 of 7
I went with Visiontek for my 2 4850's...though I can only use 1 right now. I put my DuOrb on it and it rocks.

Just make sure that you have heatsinks for the memory, voltage regulators, and other pieces that need to be covered.
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post #6 of 7
I would get visiontek. Stay away from sapphire though. Everyone here says that they have a non-existent customer service department.
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post #7 of 7
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ordered Visiontek last nite! thnx everyone
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