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post #51 of 80
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Originally Posted by Dopamin3;12084829 
XFX: lol. Don't waste your time buying that trash.
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Originally Posted by jprovido;12076391 
stay away from xfx imo (no offense to xfx owners) i'd say asus or sapphire
XFX cards are just like any other if you can be sure to get a reference PCB.

And to you XFX haters, have any of you actually had one? Or are you just regurgitating what other OCNers say?

My preferences:
  1. XFX
  2. ASUS
  3. Sapphire

Edited by onoz - 1/20/11 at 11:41pm
 
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post #52 of 80
Asus
Sapphire
XFX

Asus tends to use better components such as the caps, PCB...etc.

XFX has been known to make their cheap capacitors look like solid ones when they are not.

And yes I own and have owned XFX before and will not buy them again. They cut corners here and there; it may be just small things but it bothers me. Same price wise, Asus and Sapphire are a better bet....
Edited by AMC - 1/20/11 at 11:49pm
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post #53 of 80
I bought an XFX 4870 a while back. After about a year, the fan on it started clicking. But in terms of performance it's worked great. And I've been running BOINC on it a lot (so it's been stressed a lot). And it's still running fine 2 years later. The fan thing was probably just unlucky and not necessarily something that I'll say is/was XFX's fault. But, I probably wont buy XFX again, just because it seems like the general consensus here (and on Newegg) is that Sapphire is better. But that's more of a personal opinion. And that's what you'll find here. People giving there opinions on what they think is best.
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post #54 of 80
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Originally Posted by onoz View Post
XFX cards are just like any other if you can be sure to get a reference PCB.

And to you XFX haters, have any of you actually had one? Or are you just regurgitating what other OCNers say?

My preferences:
  1. XFX
  2. ASUS
  3. Sapphire
that pretty much sums its all up. anything other than reference is a waste of time regarding XFX.
But I can honestly say no I've never personally owned XFX, the vast amounts of dissatisfaction alone from others experiences is enough to deter me from ever buying from them reference or not.

All preference. The way I see it Asus/Sapphire have proven themselves so I will probably stick with them.
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post #55 of 80
Quote:
Originally Posted by onoz View Post
XFX cards are just like any other if you can be sure to get a reference PCB.

And to you XFX haters, have any of you actually had one? Or are you just regurgitating what other OCNers say?

My preferences:
  1. XFX
  2. ASUS
  3. Sapphire
He cant have XFX. No reason to buy it.. Asia is not supported by the Lifetime Warranty.
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XFX sucks nowadays, go with ASUS or Saphire both great bands
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I like asus their warranty for me has been top notch i sent in 2 5870s and got them replaced fast.
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Asus since EVGA doesn't make ATI cards.
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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
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