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so my first 5770 died, they sent a replacement, i left it in the box till i needed it a week or so ago when a local lan party came up, open up the box, went to pickup the card, the fan shroud fell off in my hand, i look at the bottom of the card, theres a screw missing, plugged the card in to test anyways i get a 2A post error, the card is dead, i didnt even use it, i file another RMA, and they refuse to gurantee ill get a card with 2 xfire connectors though i need it, as my friends are both giving me thier cards from saphire, and i intended to use the xfx as the second card in the tri fire link up, im not pleased

XFX your shameful, not heading to the simplicity of me asking for a refrence card with dual connectors is just appauling
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post #2 of 34
Yeah, this sounds about right with XFX .
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well, im not a fanboy anyway, if one company gives me the same thing for a lower price why not jump on it? i think its time to et a reliable brand, try saphire.
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post #4 of 34
tbh I had an XFX 5770 as well and I wasn't impressed. I also had two 5850's from them as well and yeah those were returned for my 470's very quickly. Sorry to hear about your RMA woes...
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post #5 of 34
Keep hearing xfx is bad , doubt these guys wil last another few years with everyones complaints ..

Sapphire is very good . stay away from xfx , typical fanboy brand name that draws the nerds in to have xfx everything .. pfft
    
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post #6 of 34
my ref. XFX 5850 is nice, but thats only because its reference

they were very good on my 4890 RMA though...
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post #7 of 34
Never owned anything from XFX and after all the complaints I see on here, I never will.
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sadly no funds ATM or id go get a saphire from tiger direct, need to save cause im moving into my condo shortly, hafta buy a fridge + stove still, rest came with the condo when i bought it

i originally bought the xfx because it fit in my budget when i built my rig, im now starting to see this was a horrible choice
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post #9 of 34
Yet another story. I am quite sure no one is surprised here.
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Yet another story. I am quite sure no one is surprised here.
im not surprised, but the fact of denying a simple request, im sending a ref card in, i simply want a ref card back, how hard is that?
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