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ASUS or XFX, I hear XFX's support is *ok* but they have a lifetime.
    
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Originally Posted by Lostintyme;12076413 
ASUS or XFX, I hear XFX's support is *ok* but they have a lifetime.

again, don't mention anything about support, read first post for reason.
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again, don't mention anything about support, read first post for reason.

There's nothing really to compare with them, They all do the same amount of performance, the only difference is, you get different type of support, warrenty features, maybe some overclocking ability's, even though all the cards can overclock just fine and overvolt.
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Originally Posted by Atomfix;12076441 
There's nothing really to compare with them, They all do the same amount of performance, the only difference is, you get different type of support, warrenty features, maybe some overclocking ability's, even though all the cards can overclock just fine and overvolt.

yes but how about built quality and cost? xfx in hong kong is usually more expensive so i need to know if its worth it
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yes but how about built quality and cost? xfx in hong kong is usually more expensive so i need to know if its worth it

Well, I'm not sure about quality, all I can say is, that you have good support if you have any problem's, and the best thing is, that you have lifetime warrenty, so no matter if it breaks down and the 6870 is discontinued, you would most probably get a new 6950 or possibley a new 7xxx if there is one in the future... Not sure what else to suggest but that's the only reason Iv'e gone with XFX, and no.... I'm not a XFX fanboy, I'm with them due to what they offer with there warrenty smile.gif
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Well, I'm not sure about quality, all I can say is, that you have good support if you have any problem's, and the best thing is, that you have lifetime warrenty, so no matter if it breaks down and the 6870 is discontinued, you would most probably get a new 6950 or possibley a new 7xxx if there is one in the future... Not sure what else to suggest but that's the only reason Iv'e gone with XFX, and no.... I'm not a XFX fanboy, I'm with them due to what they offer with there warrenty smile.gif

yes, i know about their warranty, i have abused it enough that I got a extra 5850 out of it(i bought a faulty cooler off ebay and reported the problem, they said they would said me a new one, no questions asked:) faulty cooler was 5 usd).
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Originally Posted by somebodysb2;12076652 
yes, i know about their warranty, i have abused it enough that I got a extra 5850 out of it(i bought a faulty cooler off ebay and reported the problem, they said they would said me a new one, no questions asked:) faulty cooler was 5 usd).

xD Fair enough lol, It's entirely up to you at the end of the day "Coming from an ATI fanboy (not XFX Fan)" lol I would of gone with any card, but XFX is my choice because of what they offer if my card were to break down no matter how old it is smile.gif
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Sapphire i have not had any issues with my 5970 most people have alot of issues i have also owned alot of xfx cards nothing but issues with flickering or not performing up to spec Sapphire would my choise hands down
    
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Sapphire i have not had any issues with my 5970 most people have alot of issues i have also owned alot of xfx cards nothing but issues with flickering or not performing up to spec Sapphire would my choise hands down

That's strange, Iv'e owned 2 XFX cards so far, and they always perform up to spec with no flickering. It's your hardware or drivers, don't blame XFX
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Originally Posted by Atomfix;12076670 
That's strange, Iv'e owned 2 XFX cards so far, and they always perform up to spec with no flickering. It's your hardware or drivers, don't blame XFX

ive owned 8 of them and one sapphire no issue's
    
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