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which one would u guys pick ?

same thing?

MSI offer 3 year warranty
PNY offers lifetime limited w.e that means frown.gif
post #2 of 16
I like MSI. I trust em more. The make motherboards, beast overclocking HAWX and FROZR cards. Plus the mobos they make OC very well. PNY makes flash memory. Cards are stacked in MSIs favor.
 
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I would go MSI for sure. PNY reminds me of like VisionTek, just kinda exist.
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I also trust MSI, my board got shorted after I bend the pins on a CPU, and they replaced it straight away (RMA only took a few weeks). Lifetime Limited means they decide whether they want to take it back or not and will only change that decision if you sue them.
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OP SORRY IF I DERAIL UR THREAD
Cam3ron aren't you from that "troll" thread.
Seems legit. I have heard of many Athlon XPs doing that.
 
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post #6 of 16
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but lifetime warranty is not appealing?

MSI has better RMA service?
post #7 of 16
I'd go MSI.
Quality components, quality customer service and they make good stuff.
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post #8 of 16
I fold for the PNY_FOLDS team so I have to give them my support.I do own 2 MSI boards and have owned a 3rd that all have been rma'ed with little problems.As a matter of fact I sent them a mobo and it got damaged in shipping and they lost the box.So with out the box I would not be able to claim on the shipping insurance.They sent me another board because of their mishap.MSI great to deal with during a rma.Great overclockers too.Go Team PNY_FOLDS.
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Originally Posted by Cam3ron;11767080 
I also trust MSI, my board got shorted after I bend the pins on a CPU, and they replaced it straight away (RMA only took a few weeks). Lifetime Limited means they decide whether they want to take it back or not and will only change that decision if you sue them.

Wow..... says the guy with the northbridge heatsink on the CPU

TO OP:
Go for MSI. I don't really trust PnY
    
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post #10 of 16
Go with MSI you wont be disappointed. You most likely will NEVER need that warranty. I have gone through 5 high end video cards and never had to RMA. Never a single issue. And honestly if you are worried about the warranty you should get an EVGA card. Provided they make the card you want.
 
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