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SECOND GTX 460 has GTX 460 SE BIOS!

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I just got my REPLACEMENT GTX 460 768MB.

Guess what. It still has the same GTX 460 SE BIOS.

Both Gainward. I don't know how I'm the only person to be affected!
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Your probably just one of a few that have noticed. Can't you just flash the regular non-SE bios?
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Your probably just one of a few that have noticed. Can't you just flash the regular non-SE bios?
And risk almost nothing? Never!
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And risk almost nothing? Never!
I remember when this happened the first time. I don't know how good their RMA support is, but maybe they shipped the same card back to you.

I think they might have lol. I would send them a polite yet stern email, telling them how they have messed up twice in a row and that you demand a step up to a GTX 470 or something. It may not work, but I think you definitely deserve to be compensated for the inconvenience.

Good luck.
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I remember when this happened the first time. I don't know how good their RMA support is, but maybe they shipped the same card back to you.

I think they might have lol. I would send them a polite yet stern email, telling them how they have messed up twice in a row and that you demand a step up to a GTX 470 or something. It may not work, but I think you definitely deserve to be compensated for the inconvenience.

Good luck.
No, I can tell it's a different card.

E-mail? I've been calling them non-stop.

Some guy said he'd look at the old card and see what was 'wrong with it'.

But heck, I feel bad. I mean, it's not their fault.

For SOME REASON, Gainward have decided to use GTX 460 SE BIOS on all their GTX 460 768MB cards.

Idiots.
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No, I can tell it's a different card.

E-mail? I've been calling them non-stop.

Some guy said he'd look at the old card and see what was 'wrong with it'.

But heck, I feel bad. I mean, it's not their fault.

For SOME REASON, Gainward have decided to use GTX 460 SE BIOS on all their GTX 460 768MB cards.

Idiots.
Well save them the hassle of your emails and phone calls and ask for different card.
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