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So I've sent in one of my 260s, it was faulty and XFX doesn't have any 260s. They want me to send in both of my 260s and upgrade me to a 5870.

However, they both need to be XFX, but I also have an EVGA card so that wont work. So, I was thinking maybe a 5830, seems to be on par with a 260.

Basically, looking for some advice.
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post #2 of 34
1) ask for cash instead
2) Sell your EVGA card
3) Buy 2x 6870 and crossfire
4) ???
5) PROFIT!
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post #3 of 34
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Lol, I don't have that much cash lying around for two 6870s.
I doubt they'll give me cash.

If I have to take a 5830, I'd sell it and my EVGA 260 and buy a GTX570.
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post #4 of 34
ask for a 6850 and see if they give you one imo or a 5850 if they say no because of the hassle they put you though.
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post #5 of 34
Tell them you don't want to go AMD and have them give you something else. It's under warranty so I don't think they can just give you one option, that would be rediculous to only offer a switch over when you are going from Nvidia to AMD. Unless of course you want an AMD card that is.
 
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post #6 of 34
Then take the 5830 and get the GTX570 then as it will beat the living daylight out of the 5830 -



5830 would be just under 5850
Edited by Sir Amik Vase - 2/16/11 at 12:00pm
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post #7 of 34
Seriously... nobody has suggested that you offer your GTX260 + $30 or something to trade with someone else for a second XFX GTX260?

That's what I would do.
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post #8 of 34
You mean 5830.
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post #9 of 34
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Tell them you don't want to go AMD and have them give you something else. It's under warranty so I don't think they can just give you one option, that would be rediculous to only offer a switch over when you are going from Nvidia to AMD. Unless of course you want an AMD card that is.
I don't necessarily want to go AMD, it's just that's all they have. They're no longer a nVidia AIB partner so their stock is limited in the NV dept.

This was the only offer I've received, I've yet to call them up about it so there's still plenty of discussion to be had.
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Quote:
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You mean 5830.
Fixed.
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