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I had my AMD HD6950 die yesterday. It had the stock bios on it and was running stock speeds. I got artifacts completely across the screen when windows started then a blue screen. Replacing drivers only helped for a minute. This is my first component to fail on me. I had flashed the bios but as it was not a big gain in performance I went back to stock. I think the memory crapped out on me. I contacted NewEgg and they said I was 3 days too late for a return/refund. I am waiting to hear back from Sapphire now. Running on my old MSI 4890 cyclone now.
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rma time
     
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rma time
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Too bad, at least the 4890 isn't such a big loss to your 6950 while you're waiting for your RMA.
    
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rma time
Waiting on Sapphire to respond as NewEgg was of no help since I was 3 days past their policy on RMA.
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Good Luck?
    
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post #7 of 22
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Waiting on Sapphire to respond as NewEgg was of no help since I was 3 days past their policy on RMA.


You can beg newegg for it, tell them it took 3 days to shipped to your house lol, so that 3 day shouldn' count


if you're nice to them, they may
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post #8 of 22
Tell them that your warrenty shoulden't be activated until the day you have received the goods...

They should be able to check on the "proof of delivery signature and the date"
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seems that allot of 6950's are failing
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Tell them that your warrenty shoulden't be activated until the day you have received the goods...

They should be able to check on the "proof of delivery signature and the date"
I will try that. Thanks for the tip. I have never had to RMA anything before.
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