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post #11 of 34
I'm getting scared reading everyones complaints, I feel like if I look at my dual xfx 5870's they're going to crap out on me
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thanks OP... i won't be buying XFX at all.

I have all EVGA stuff, I'm a fanboi
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post #13 of 34
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thanks OP... i won't be buying XFX at all.

I have all EVGA stuff, I'm a fanboi
I think you mean EVGay
warranty is really poo honestly. have to jump though a lot of hoops for it. serial is the way to go!

I bet if you bother XFX enough they will give you what you want.
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i took an EVGA mobo, its never had a problem at all

i stepped away from nvidia a while ago, due to a galaxy GTS 250 killing itself during normal use, and a EVGA 9800GTX+ melting itself into my old mobo's socket, and killing itself and the mobo

but my 8xxx series card still fold for me, and this will always happen i may go GTS 450 when the time comes, but right now, no money
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post #15 of 34
I'll have to agree with a lot of you. XFX isn't all that. Everytime I asked a question about my GPU they didn't seem to know or understand the problem to my issue.

Recently I had to RMA my 5850 back for another 5850 card which I got a few weeks back. It's up and running after I had to reformat my rig. Next stop will not be XFX. I'm going Nvidia and that's it. Through all of this at least they sent me a new card. Good luck to you and your RMA woes with XFX!
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post #16 of 34
I'd just RMA and hope you get a card with two Crossfire connectors. If you don't, just sell the new card and buy another Sapphire. A bit more time and money, but at least you get what you want. Personally, I won't buy another XFX product after the whole 4890 fiasco.
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post #17 of 34
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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
dont buy from tiger direct its almost always over priced go to canadacomputers.com, Ncix.com or Directcanada NCIX and canada computers might have a shop close to where you live i just prefer all of em over tigerdirect
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post #18 of 34
I'm kind of thinking you should have checked the card as soon as you got it.
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dont buy from tiger direct its almost always over priced go to canadacomputers.com, Ncix.com or Directcanada NCIX and canada computers might have a shop close to where you live i just prefer all of em over tigerdirect
+1 even canada computers is expensive..

i buy all my pc stuff used
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I'm kind of thinking you should have checked the card as soon as you got it.
didnt need to use it until recently so i didnt bother? this rig folds all the time when im not running practices with my MLG team or at LANs or tournaments
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