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Paypal is one of the few ways to have protection online. What are you going to do. Send them a check?
Plus what he has are reference cards. So the brand doesn't really matter. Doesn't XFX have a better warranty then powercolor anyways? I"m just sayin'.

I don't like XFX cards.And they are sorta reference if i did i would buy my cousins new on never used.You can get the XfX ones on newegg on sale for 300.with 40 dollars back.Thats what he payed for his a couple weeks ago.260. brand new yeah they do have a good warranty but i don't plan on having to use one really.If it was a really good deal i might go XFX but i would take a Power color way before a XFX. there are many that feel the same way just look in the market place you see people looking for any 6970 accept XFX,

Powercolor reference cards out of the box run on water 40c @ 1000/1500 stock voltage. without even trying.I run mine at 950/1450 while gaming and dont want sacrifice that if i end up with a card i need to over volt just to reach 950/1450. And i read some people struggling just to hit 950 on the XFX. not all of them but some do.But who knows at the moment i am looking at the 6990 from XFX but i just started researching that card so not sure if i want that either right now.

at the moment i have the cash in paypal finally to order a 6970 if i decide that route or i am saving for the 6990.The 6990 is going to barely fit with my Res. but who knows i havent decided 100 percent what card i am getting yet. a 6970 with matching block i am looking at roughly $350 to $400 with the 6990 its around $750. if i buy a used card and a new block. So i just keep saving and waiting to see what pops up for deals.IA would love to find a 6970 with the same black as mine or a 6990 with any block. Thats basically whats holding me off.Also there is an issue with the XFX blocks also they made a few different designs of the card so getting a matching block might be difficult.

Thats basically why i dont want an XFX at the moment but i might end up in the end running one.I mainly posted i Prefer PowerColor. Mostly Opinion based though.I know many that are happy with their XFX cards also.

A reference card is a reference card. One brand won't OC better then another. I know XFX is not liked by a lot of people because they like to turn down rma's. I never thought of power color though as a sought after brand. I know its at the bottom of my list with amd cards. They have a shorter warranty then pretty much all the others.

No one plans to use the warranty but you will sure appreciate if your card dies.
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A reference card is made by NVIDIA or ATI/AMD a non reference is made by the manufacturer. I know the difference and i know how they overclock.I just want a reference card.I tried the whole non reference thing with poor results.But with XFX the model number matters on what block you can use because they have more then one reference version. and i don't want miss matched blocks in my build.

Also Powercolor is a very nice brand just many dont buy them because they cost way more.XFX Brand new 300.00 to 329.00 Powercolor new 369.99 to 389.99 and i had multiple 6970s from them i opened the box and clocked them right away to 1000/1500 in crossfire with no voltage no issues.And both my cards are roughly 6 years old now.I have installed 4 recently though.I bench at 1000/1500 run games that need more power at 950/1450 and just run at 880/1375 for everyday use.
I really dont want an issue of another card causing me to down clock the one i have now.not to mention my card don't break 40c gaming BF3 on Ultra etc. I would buy an XFX but not for close to what i would pay for another brand.They go below 300. all the time on newegg. where the power colors and other cards are staying 350 plus.Just google like i just did of some of the XFX nightmares.Thats why i really prefer to stay away.I at very first wanted Gigabyte or Asus but they sold out when i bought my crossire setup.After reading a bunch of reviews i paid the extra cash for a Powercolor card. And loved them ever since.

Really bad Grammar. Its basically some people like Ford some Like Chevy is all.Just with my personal experience i like the powercolor cards Allot.

Also i believe as soon as i drop the waterblock on the warranty is gone.Not to mention there are tons of threads saying XFX don't honor there warranty's

I am looking at a couple XFX cards now in Pm's so im not totally against them.It does seem the only ones people are trying to sell me though frown.gif

Was just reading more and the newer XFX cards are made with cheaper parts and no where as good as the first ones they released there so called 2nd reference design cards.here are some pictures of them both and a review if you want to read it.


here's the real XFX reference card : (Original one)

256

and the new reference card:

242


Also a review from a non biased person:

http://www.dslreports.com/forum/r25744025-My-Review-Warning-XFX-s-silent-revision-on-the-6970


Believe me i have been saving and researching all the 6970's and 6990's for weeks now deciding on what to buy.

And still have no idea what to do.I do know i really want my Card i sold back but not 100% sure i can get it back.
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post #9403 of 15187
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A reference card is made by NVIDIA or ATI/AMD a non reference is made by the manufacturer. I know the difference and i know how they overclock.I just want a reference card.I tried the whole non reference thing with poor results.But with XFX the model number matters on what block you can use because they have more then one reference version. and i don't want miss matched blocks in my build.
Also Powercolor is a very nice brand just many dont buy them because they cost way more.XFX Brand new 300.00 to 329.00 Powercolor new 369.99 to 389.99 and i had multiple 6970s from them i opened the box and clocked them right away to 1000/1500 in crossfire with no voltage no issues.And both my cards are roughly 6 years old now.I have installed 4 recently though.I bench at 1000/1500 run games that need more power at 950/1450 and just run at 880/1375 for everyday use.
I really dont want an issue of another card causing me to down clock the one i have now.not to mention my card don't break 40c gaming BF3 on Ultra etc. I would buy an XFX but not for close to what i would pay for another brand.They go below 300. all the time on newegg. where the power colors and other cards are staying 350 plus.Just google like i just did of some of the XFX nightmares.Thats why i really prefer to stay away.I at very first wanted Gigabyte or Asus but they sold out when i bought my crossire setup.After reading a bunch of reviews i paid the extra cash for a Powercolor card. And loved them ever since.
Really bad Grammar. Its basically some people like Ford some Like Chevy is all.Just with my personal experience i like the powercolor cards Allot.
Also i believe as soon as i drop the waterblock on the warranty is gone.Not to mention there are tons of threads saying XFX don't honor there warranty's
I am looking at a couple XFX cards now in Pm's so im not totally against them.It does seem the only ones people are trying to sell me though frown.gif

Too bad EVGA doesn't make AMD cards. They still honor the warranty even after you put water blocks on them.
 
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Too bad EVGA doesn't make AMD cards. They still honor the warranty even after you put water blocks on them.

Totally agree with you Num. Now that's a great company.I sent back like 8 months ago a 6800 AGP card and they sent me a new one.Lol it dies again though.First one i had for many years and it only needed a new fan. they sent me a brand new on and it died. frown.gif
   
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Figures i just found a really great deal on a 6970 XFX which i would buy for the price.But of course it takes a different water block then the one i have.Doesnt buying parts get so frustrating sometimes? I got a huge headache now from sitting here researching and searching for a card.
   
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A reference card is made by NVIDIA or ATI/AMD a non reference is made by the manufacturer. I know the difference and i know how they overclock.I just want a reference card.I tried the whole non reference thing with poor results.But with XFX the model number matters on what block you can use because they have more then one reference version. and i don't want miss matched blocks in my build.
Also Powercolor is a very nice brand just many dont buy them because they cost way more.XFX Brand new 300.00 to 329.00 Powercolor new 369.99 to 389.99 and i had multiple 6970s from them i opened the box and clocked them right away to 1000/1500 in crossfire with no voltage no issues.And both my cards are roughly 6 years old now.I have installed 4 recently though.I bench at 1000/1500 run games that need more power at 950/1450 and just run at 880/1375 for everyday use.
I really dont want an issue of another card causing me to down clock the one i have now.not to mention my card don't break 40c gaming BF3 on Ultra etc. I would buy an XFX but not for close to what i would pay for another brand.They go below 300. all the time on newegg. where the power colors and other cards are staying 350 plus.Just google like i just did of some of the XFX nightmares.Thats why i really prefer to stay away.I at very first wanted Gigabyte or Asus but they sold out when i bought my crossire setup.After reading a bunch of reviews i paid the extra cash for a Powercolor card. And loved them ever since.
Really bad Grammar. Its basically some people like Ford some Like Chevy is all.Just with my personal experience i like the powercolor cards Allot.
Also i believe as soon as i drop the waterblock on the warranty is gone.Not to mention there are tons of threads saying XFX don't honor there warranty's
I am looking at a couple XFX cards now in Pm's so im not totally against them.It does seem the only ones people are trying to sell me though frown.gif

Too bad EVGA doesn't make AMD cards. They still honor the warranty even after you put water blocks on them.

Yes I agree EVGA is awesome. I always go with them if I can unless I want some nice air cooler then I prefer MSI,
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Sweet headache is finally over ! Will have a 3 month old mint condition with warranty Powercolor 6990 Reference card even if i don't have all the cash my father in law will lend me the rest, So its being held for me now.Then i have to save for the water block zzzzz. I need a sponsor so badly.I have so many idea in my head that i cant do.Although i am doing a bunch of new stuff to Venom.

But yeah i am so excited about getting the card i wanted ,the brand i wanted and hardly used.I cant wait to get TRI 6970's in Venom.

Plus not sure if i showed it but this is what i am currently building from scratch:

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Sweet headache is finally over ! Will have a 3 month old mint condition with warranty Powercolor 6990 Reference card even if i don't have all the cash my father in law will lend me the rest, So its being held for me now.Then i have to save for the water block zzzzz. I need a sponsor so badly.I have so many idea in my head that i cant do.Although i am doing a bunch of new stuff to Venom.
But yeah i am so excited about getting the card i wanted ,the brand i wanted and hardly used.I cant wait to get TRI 6970's in Venom.
Plus not sure if i showed it but this is what i am currently building from scratch:
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Thank you so much donating this to my Pink cancer awareness build biggrin.gif It matches perfectly!

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WOW GREAT MOVE FAMINE. You are one hell of a person do do something that great for a cause like Kage's Awareness build!

I will always look at you as a highly respectable person and am honored to have even met you here.


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