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Is MSI a good brand? They're stingy and terrible with rebates but how well do they honor their warranties?

I'm thinking of buying an MSI GTX 570 at Newegg (on sale for $290).

Does it void the warranty if I OC or install an aftermarket cooler? Are they good with RMAs?
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post #2 of 57
I hear there good
but all I had that was made by msi failed on me

but I haven't had much made by msi
Edited by 3dfxvoodoo - 2/23/11 at 11:21pm
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well its a reputable brand..well dunno if their RMA procedures were improving well they are worse before..can't commit to whether they are now good in terms of Honoring RMA..

answering your 2nd queue well it does somehow void the warranty..
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Quote:
Originally Posted by 3dfxvoodoo;12504799 
I here there good
but all I had made by msi failed on me
but I haven't had much made by msi

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post #5 of 57
Quote:
Originally Posted by 3dfxvoodoo;12504799 
I here there good

You're where and what's good?
Quote:
Originally Posted by 3dfxvoodoo;12504799 
but all I had made by msi failed on me

You had MSI make you custom stuff, and it broke?
Quote:
Originally Posted by 3dfxvoodoo;12504799 
but I haven't had much made by msi

You didn't get much from them I take it.
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post #6 of 57
If you're going to install an after market cooler, why not just get the TF2 right off the bat?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127564&cm_re=MSI_GTX_570-_-14-127-564-_-Product
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post #7 of 57
Quote:
Originally Posted by 2010rig;12504819 
If you're going to install an after market cooler, why not just get the TF2 right off the bat?
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16814127564&cm_re=MSI_GTX_570-_-14-127-564-_-Product

i totally agree..much cooler than the reference, although the price is a bit higher than reference ones..
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i love my msi gtx 460's! havent dealt with their customer service though...yet.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by kairi_zeroblade;12504832 
i totally agree..much cooler than the reference, although the price is a bit higher than reference ones..

It's only $10 more than reference cards. wink.gif

And well, in this case, it's about $70 due to the discount, but isn't that how much the after market cooler will be roughly? So you might as well save the hassle of having to install a cooler, possibly voiding your warranty, etc, etc.

The TF2 is an awesome cooler.
Edited by 2010rig - 2/24/11 at 12:39am
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I love them for their cooling solutions tongue.gif
 
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