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I recently sent my Sapphire HD4890 1GB OC card in for rma. They responded today offering me a Radeon HD 4890 Vapor X 1GB Card.

I have never had any experience with the Vapor X series. Is this an equal card, better, worse?

I know there are 2 versions of the Vapor X. 1GB and 1GB OC. I sent them an email asking if I would be getting the OC edition. Seeing that the card I sent was an OC edition I would assume it would be an equal card. Also Asked if it would be a new card? (Not Sure on that part)

Any input would be greatly appreciated.

Thanks
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post #2 of 17
the cooler's on the vapor-x cards are really good. I would accept it.
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post #3 of 17
Definitely go for it.
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Quieter.
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post #5 of 17
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That's all good to know. Thanks for the input. Now just to figure out what to do with it once I get it, Seeing as I bought a new 6950 2gb.

Guess I'll work that out later.

Thanks for the replies. Repped.
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post #6 of 17
Thread is over, but just wanted to add my 2 cents

Take it, just sold my sapphire vapor-x oc edition and that card was quiet and awesome and had better cooling!!

Just purchased a sapphire 2gb 6950 like you and also love it.
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post #7 of 17
way better!

DO IT!
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post #8 of 17
U lucky bastard! Sapphire the best as always!
Edited by Sushimaster - 3/6/11 at 5:09am
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post #9 of 17
Yes that's a good RMA and since your card was used a working one refurbished or not would be equal. I have a feeling it will be new but very curious as to your outcome.

Please post back to let us know if it was refurbished or new.

As for Sapphire, all thumbs up. Sapphire is exclusive to AMD and do a great job at it. Their non-reference cards are sweet.
     
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Sapphire has offered me the 4890 1GB OC Vapor X, but the card is not new, they say it has been tested good by their Tech department. Seems like they are in a really big hurry to get me to accept this card.

Plus the replacement card will only have a 90 day warranty.

Any opinions?
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