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Buy from scan, ccl, buyer only.

And of those, try to stick to scan. They're the best.
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You can send it back as it's 'NOT AS DESCRIBED AND NOT AS ADVERTISED' and get a full refund.

And that my friend is LAW!
This is true. you gotta think is it worth the hassle though, think about it that card you got now has two fans on it so i am guessing its going to be allot cooler than say my ref 6950, not only that you will never see the card, plus it still has the bios switch so you can get those shaders.
however on the other hand this company could use cheap parts that might break down before say a bigger brand such Asus
personally i would just keep the card i personally think youv been lucky

EDIT:
Personally i think eBuyer is best, i always get my parts there, i would use scan but there shipping is expensive and sometimes there stock prices can be a bit steap but eBuyer hits the sweet spot of good prices and excellent shipping
Edited by Hatakescreams - 4/6/11 at 6:28am
post #23 of 37
I'd be mad if I got a card that ugly.

Get a refound asap and find yourself a better store.
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thanks guys for the respond. just got back from the exam.
so now I would like to try unlocking the shader because it seems like it have the bios switch, and i use this link to assist me.
http://www.techpowerup.com/forums/sh...d.php?t=137136

but it state that it used hd6970 bios to unlock the shader?is it ok? I heard I cant flash it with 6970 bios?
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ebuyer and scan.i have used it before and these 2 are execellent. but I got a great deal from CCLonline for GBP 200 next day delivery.that's why I took it and find out today I got this ugly card
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umm i beleive there is a 6950 with extra shaders bios nockin about, i dont have it cause i only game at 1440x900 so no need for me xd, but i am sure you will be able to find it
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i can unlock it but cant boot up.well, i guess I will get xfx one from ebuyer
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post #28 of 37
Ask for a refund, state your rights.

As a consumer, in consideration, and the goods have been exchanged (money/GPU), the merchant gets what he wants, his money. You don't get what you expected. The contract between the merchant and the buyer is broken.

You get a refund.
Edited by SpeedNuggeT - 4/6/11 at 3:52pm
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Ask for a refund, state your rights.

As a consumer, in consideration, and the goods have been exchanged (money/GPU), the merchant gets what he wants, his money. You don't get what you expected. The contract between the merchant and the buyer is broken.

You get a refund.
yap i gonna send it back and buy xfx ref card from trusted retail shop. thanks
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post #30 of 37
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Hi fellow OCN

my card just arrived today, hoping that this card will last me forever [joke].
however, im quite shock to see that the card I received is not like what I imagined. in the website that I purchased,it display the reference design of 6950. Unfortunately, I got this card http://www.pctechstore.co.uk/graphic...7124d8ed36e310 .

I dont know what to do now. I notice there is a bios switch. However I havent tried unlocking it yet because I have an exam after this. maybe later in the evening Ill try it (damn i cant concentrate on my exam now). If you were at my side, what will you do? return it and get another 6950 (need to pay 10pound shipping price) or stay with this?

is vtx3d a good brand?

thanks
Hello lotdash0t I don't know where you purchased this card but you did not buy it from www.pctechstore.co.uk we only send out what is purchased and shown and would never send a replacement without contacting customer first.
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