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They're a business, but they're not idiot.

They know that if they now lose €250 (to say a number) it's still possible (HA keep dreaming) that they don't lose a future purchase.

Also, the costs of a lawsuit for them are higher than the cost of the card. It would be stupid to enroll in legal action for a stupid €250 card.
   
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Originally Posted by Artikbot;13125536 
They're a business, but they're not idiot.

They know that if they now lose €250 (to say a number) it's still possible (HA keep dreaming) that they don't lose a future purchase.

Also, the costs of a lawsuit for them are higher than the cost of the card. It would be stupid to enroll in legal action for a stupid €250 card.

Unfortunately the % profits per year they have to spend, greatly outweighs the % income that you can spend on legal fees. We aren't all equal in the eyes of the law.
But I do agree, unless they want to be ludicrously stubborn about this, it would be insane to spend >€1000 when they could take a €250 loss and keep a customer, especially considering they're obligated to.
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Originally Posted by esocid;13129124 
Unfortunately the % profits per year they have to spend, greatly outweighs the % income that you can spend on legal fees. We aren't all equal in the eyes of the law.
But I do agree, unless they want to be ludicrously stubborn about this, it would be insane to spend >€1000 when they could take a €250 loss and keep a customer, especially considering they're obligated to.

It ain't like that, because:

a) In cases of non-honored warranties you can fill a complain thats 100% free.
b) Loser pays all, and this case you can't lose.
c) In the end, that shop would have to honor you the warranty + get a huge-ass fine for some other stuff.

Thats why they all give in after some fight. Of course, they'll try to fool you, as its cheaper, but they will NEVER go to court because they will ALWAYS lose a case like that.

Thats one of the things I like about our legal system: in civil cases there are plenty of ways for you to make other organisms do the job for you (in case you don't want to ask for damages or something), and also our legal system is not that expensive (in the US its freaking scary to get sued for some BS: win or not, you still owe a leg in legal-fees frown.gif ).
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Good news smile.gif

I'll get my replacement card in 26th as much.

It'll be a HD5870 1GB, whichever version they have. I have agreed, mine's the worse of them all.

Chances are that I'll get a card from another brand, or with another PCB. If that happens, I'll be happy since that Sapphire's PCB was really craptacular. There wasn't even a waterblock for it eek.gif
   
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Good to hear it worked out.
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Originally Posted by artikbot;13139879 
good news smile.gif

i'll get my replacement card in 26th as much.

It'll be a hd5870 1gb, whichever version they have. I have agreed, mine's the worse of them all.

Chances are that i'll get a card from another brand, or with another pcb. If that happens, i'll be happy since that sapphire's pcb was really craptacular. There wasn't even a waterblock for it eek.gif

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Lol what a offer!
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