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Wanting to buy a new 69XX series card, and wondering if these brands are as solid as XFX/MSI/Sapphire?

I know XFX has hands down one of the best warranties, but don't hear much about the visiontek/gigabyte brands.

I'm asking cause I'm having a hard time finding an XFX in stock at a good price.

Thanks in advance!
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I can vouch for Gigabyte, but I don't know about visiontek
    
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They are all excellent companies, especially Gigabyte / MSI / Sapphire. Don't forget that most video cards are made off of reference style boards, so the only real differentiating factor is the sticker that they slap on and their warranty.
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I've had nothing but good experiences with Gigabyte motherboards, so I guess I'll hope their cards are also as solid! =)

I know visiontek is US based company out of Illinois, and pretty old school. Just don't know much about their RMA process and overall quality these days.

Thanks for the input!
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I have a visiontek 4850. It can't overclock worth crap but I've had it for 4 years or so, had to RMA it a few months back due to artifacts but since it has a lifetime warranty it was no problem, their RMA process takes a while though. Don't get to hung up on the bad overclocker part, it's going to vary regardless of brand name.

I also have a Gigabyte board that I have had nothing but good experiences with. I give both companies +1.
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Asus, Visiontek, Sapphire, Diamond, Gigabyte
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Originally Posted by slimpsy View Post
Wanting to buy a new 69XX series card, and wondering if these brands are as solid as XFX/MSI/Sapphire?

I know XFX has hands down one of the best warranties, but don't hear much about the visiontek/gigabyte brands.

I'm asking cause I'm having a hard time finding an XFX in stock at a good price.

Thanks in advance!
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