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i dont find this as possible as I have spoken to the lead commisioner of XFX and they proved to me that they have never sent anymore than than a 5830 out for anythign older than a 4890 or before as I RMAED my 3 times and threw the biggest proffesional fit you can possible see and they went from sendign me new 4890s to 2 new 5830s
u got screwed then. i sent in a 4850x2 to sapphire and they were goign to upgrade me to a 5970 but they found a 4850x2
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lol key word were.... they were probably just pulling your legg
    
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and this is xfx not sapphire that I RMAed too
    
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They will give you a 6990 I bet. I rma'ed my XFX 4870x2 and got back a XFX 5970 with the gun lol. Worth $900.
Doubt this.. but I sure hope I do Then I get to go shopping for a waterblock. lol
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and this is xfx not sapphire that I RMAed too
my point exactly. does not matter which company it is. they have to give you either an exact replacement or something better. its that simple. a 5830 is not = to a 4850x2.
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my point exactly. does not matter which company it is. they have to give you either an exact replacement or something better. its that simple. a 5830 is not = to a 4850x2.
roflll.... i have received 2 5830s 1 5830 for each 4890 i had replaced. ONE went out. so they had to replace it i had them registered as crossfired before the incident they knew i had crossfire therefore had to honor both cards even though one was perfectly fine... so I have 2 5830s.. there no possible way graphics card company will send out a 6990 or any 6000 series for a 4xxx series thats just bad business... if anything theyd send you to of some 5xxx series (5830) is apparently the only card xfx has replaced as an "upgrade" to 4890 or 4870 and i had to ARGUE mny way to that belive me.
    
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roflll.... i have received 2 5830s 1 5830 for each 4890 i had replaced. ONE went out. so they had to replace it i had them registered as crossfired before the incident they knew i had crossfire therefore had to honor both cards even though one was perfectly fine... so I have 2 5830s.. there no possible way graphics card company will send out a 6990 or any 6000 series for a 4xxx series thats just bad business... if anything theyd send you to of some 5xxx series (5830) is apparently the only card xfx has replaced as an "upgrade" to 4890 or 4870 and i had to ARGUE mny way to that belive me.
xfx bad practices do not change law. sorry you got 5830's, but that dosnt change what they are required to do by law. again, so you understand, THEY CANNOT SEND YOU AN INFERIOR CARD BY LAW. now, for you, that was an upgrade, for me it would be a huge downgrade. a 5850+ or 6850+ is the ONLY card that would be an upgrade. For the 4870x2 story, i beleive it as the only cards above those(that xfx makes) is the 5970 untill recently and now its the 6950 and 6970.
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Im glad I double checked through the email I received and called them again. The lady told me they only want the video itself, no heatsink.
But the email said to include the heatsinks and all- so did the guy I talked to just a bit ago.

I did ask him if I was going to get the exact model. He said if its in stock at the time, yes.. but if its not then youll get a different model or a upgraded card. I then asked isnt there only one model from Asus of the 5970? He quickly responded that he couldnt tell me if there were the models in stock as it changes.

Hmm.. Wonder if I wait long enough the likely hood of them not having it will increase. lol
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Im glad I double checked through the email I received and called them again. The lady told me they only want the video itself, no heatsink.
But the email said to include the heatsinks and all- so did the guy I talked to just a bit ago.

I did ask him if I was going to get the exact model. He said if its in stock at the time, yes.. but if its not then youll get a different model or a upgraded card. I then asked isnt there only one model from Asus of the 5970? He quickly responded that he couldnt tell me if there were the models in stock as it changes.

Hmm.. Wonder if I wait long enough the likely hood of them not having it will increase. lol
Damn you in advance if they send a 6990!
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Damn you in advance if they send a 6990!
Heck, I would even be willing to pay $50 for them to send a 6990 as a replacement. LOL! Then i could sell my 5870- certainly wouldnt need another gpu for some time
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