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so basically you overclock these cards, they go out because of your own doing, then your mad because they don't send you something the same or better back?
    
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so basically you overclock these cards, they go out because of your own doing, then your mad because they don't send you something the same or better back?
Hopefully you're not responding to me with this message or you didn't read my post.

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First page, first post:

"I bought this card second-hand..."
Edited by Jaguarbamf - 2/25/11 at 12:38pm
    
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Hopefully you're not responding to me with this message or you didn't read my post.
not you, but alot of people on here do.

Also getting a second hand high end card raises flags for me when purchasing because it seems they break easier.
    
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Yup same thing happened to me....had to get back a non reference card and it sucks. But W-E. Ill have to live with it until next year when I do a real PC upgrade.
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not you, but alot of people on here do.

Also getting a second hand high end card raises flags for me when purchasing because it seems they break easier.
This is the first high-end card I've purchased in a while.
My last one was a 9800GT lol.

I usually prefer to buy new, but I saw lifetime warranty and a good price so I thought I'd go for it. Perhaps I'll just stick to buying low/mid-range cards used.
    
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This is the first high-end card I've purchased in a while.
My last one was a 9800GT lol.

I usually prefer to buy new, but I saw lifetime warranty and a good price so I thought I'd go for it. Perhaps I'll just stick to buying low/mid-range cards used.
Nah, just don't go for XFX next time.
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I usually prefer to buy new, but I saw lifetime warranty and a good price so I thought I'd go for it. Perhaps I'll just stick to buying low/mid-range cards used.
I am sorry this has happened to you, but there could be worse things....

Like me losing a $80 dollar chip in the mail


but yeah those higher end cards can be tricky unless you buy new.
    
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Just buy MSI, 3 years is plenty of time. After that who cares. The serial number is tied to the card not to the receipt or purchaser.
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Ugh I am dreading dealing with XFX. I had my second 5850 for my CF for a week I bought fresh from RMA from a forum member and it died. I hope they replace it or I am going to be pissed! When I worked in a LAN center we had all xfx cards in our gaming pc's. The owner of the shop did not know you had to register the cards to get the warranty.... he was pissed a year later lol.
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Nah, just don't go for XFX next time.
Don't plan to if I can help it. lol

@dlee7283-

I always buy insurance when I ship. I'm so scared that will happen to me. xD
    
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