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post #61 of 80
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Originally Posted by ShortySmalls;12086954 
XFX sucks nowadays, go with ASUS or Saphire both great bands

^ This.
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post #62 of 80
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Originally Posted by Reflux;12076862 
Listen to Aslan, he knows what he's talking about.

Ignore this chap, he's a fanboy and clearly has never owned a card of a different brand to compare.


and yet everyone else says the same thing im not a fan boy i also own a sapphire card if you read above the post so you are wrong and if you noticed no one likes xfx they have nothing but issue's
    
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post #63 of 80
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Originally Posted by onoz;12086505 
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

Yea, except XFX cards aren't like other cards. They suck and the support is garbage. Look, if you change the thermal paste on your 69xx, you can even void the warranty! And yes, this is in North America too!

xfx.JPG

See the nice VOID IF REMOVED sticker? Unacceptable for a company to do that. XFX is the only manufacturer to do that. Out of the three companies, regardless of how many times it changes hands, the GPU will be able to be RMA'ed. With XFX, you must register within 30 days and only two people get warranty. So, that is why XFX sucks. Not to mention their non reference PCBs are the worst among any manufacturer. The lowest quality of components are used. I still have a non reference Sapphire 4870 1GB that is going strong in my girlfriends computer, 0 problems. That wouldn't be happening with XFX cheap chokes and caps, I'm sure the card would've exploded by now.
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Why not go for a HD5970? faster than the GTX580!
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post #65 of 80
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Originally Posted by Phoenixlight;12087985 
Why not go for a HD5970? faster than the GTX580!

intel people love nvidia and amd people love ati...this is just something i have taken notice since i do own both the hottest chips from both companies i have not own a nvidia card but i will soon purchase a one i think the nvidia cards are better from all the reviews ive seen
    
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my sapphire 5870 got up to 1040/1300 with 1.2v, got up to about 950/1300 on stock volts.... oh and its been running solid since i got it, and i got it used! IMO if your going ati then you need to go with sapphire or asus
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This looks promising. Best of luck on the search. smile.gif

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post #68 of 80
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Originally Posted by andrew149;12088028 
intel people love nvidia and amd people love ati...this is just something i have taken notice since i do own both the hottest chips from both companies i have not own a nvidia card but i will soon purchase a one i think the nvidia cards are better from all the reviews ive seen

Hmm well Intel certainly hates Nvidia so i'm not sure why the Intel consumers like them more than the AMD graphics cards. They're not better and if you're going from your HD5970 to a GTX580 then you'll be downgrading.
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post #70 of 80
If they are all reference cards, then they are the same.

If they are non reference,

ASUS>Sapphire>Anything>dog crap>XFX
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