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Originally Posted by kiwiasian View Post
Really...
LOL, seriously you have the nerve to post that? you like one of the most expensive 6850's with the cheapest 5870 on newegg..you sir deserve -rep
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lol, once companies have your money, they'll try their hardest to hold on to as much of it as possible(I mean, I would too), but this is just hilarious and ridiculous.
The companies have to understand if you screw over a customer, that customer will no longer return for future purchases. Its all about repeat business. nuff said.

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I hope they will give the OP a HD6950.
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No, you're wrong, it is illegal to provide a weaker card when RMA'ing it

Not sure about the US, but I am telling you it is NOT legal in Spain.

Sure, they will send it to repair after 12 months, but if they can't repair it, they're legally forced to give him a replacement with at least the same specs or better, but never weaker.

Honestly, we could argue as much as we want, but that's the law in Spain, and they're legally forced to offer him another HD5870 or better, but nothing worse.

Now... It could be different in other countries, can't tell



If it's only 7 months old, then you do not have to send the card to the distributor, you can get a straight replacement according to the law.

Go talk with the store you bought it from and ask them for another HD5870 or better, but not a joke of an HD6850.
you first talk about european law now about spain law

as in holland EU, you get at the shop only lower/ weaker cards than rma'ed ones >_> it even states it on the receipt at cdromland.
meh it suks
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Originally Posted by Raiden911 View Post
The companies have to understand if you screw over a customer, that customer will no longer return for future purchases. Its all about repeat business. nuff said.

This.


My next card, will for sure NOT be gotten from there, and NEITHER will be a Sapphire.

This one might be, because I'll take whatever they give as long as it's comparable to mine. But not the next one, that's for sure.

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I hope they will give the OP a HD6950.

Thank you sir, I hope that aswell. Or at least, another HD5870. I don't care which, but since it won't be a modified V2-based PCB, I'm happy. Such a terrible PCB, and such a crappy power phase design Sapphire made there.
   
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post #85 of 117
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as in holland EU, you get at the shop only lower/ weaker cards than rma'ed ones >_> it even states it on the receipt at cdromland.
meh it suks
so in Holland you can legally be sold a poor quality card, then given a lower-end replacement when it fails so you're even worse off?

If that's the case you need to stop smoking and start sorting out your consumer rights...
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This.


My next card, will for sure NOT be gotten from there, and NEITHER will be a Sapphire.

This one might be, because I'll take whatever they give as long as it's comparable to mine. But not the next one, that's for sure.




Thank you sir, I hope that aswell. Or at least, another HD5870. I don't care which, but since it won't be a modified V2-based PCB, I'm happy. Such a terrible PCB, and such a crappy power phase design Sapphire made there.
Don't blame Sapphire for a distro problem that's not on their end(yet).
    
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This.


My next card, will for sure NOT be gotten from there, and NEITHER will be a Sapphire.

This one might be, because I'll take whatever they give as long as it's comparable to mine. But not the next one, that's for sure.
You haven't mentioned the shops name Do it, im curious ^^
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No, heatsinks on VRAMs aswell. Those were feeling warm. A tad cooler than VRM heatsink.

But yes, there was a waterblock on the GPU core, and then alu sinks on VRM and VRAMs.
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This is going as I expected it would.
^^Are you a boxing fan?

This is not unheard of on gpu only setups. Gpu runs cool while the rest of the card is shedding tears of pain.
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I am certainly subbing this thread, as i've quite enjoyed the debate thoroughly. The idea, "there's always one in the crowd that... _ _ _ _ _ _ " (fill in your story there).

I was "that one" in the crowd, but only because I had RL experience in the subject with personal proven results. However, that was myself entirely, and in past topics I think over a year or 2 back. But, in this case, the crowd is right, clearly, and the one, (must mention), the one, scatteh316, I have to say, i'm impressed he tried so hard, yet wouldn't admit defeat to truth, and clear loss. (Distinguishing between what in my opinion is the difference between a gentleman, vs, a teenager who hasn't accepted blame for anything he/she rightfully hath done negatively like a man should).

Fyi, These are just my tidbit thoughts, if anyone dislikes them, I apologize.

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Gotta love it when situations are handled like this. I returned my Asus EEE PC T91MT to Asus after they failed to repair it for the third time.

So, they offered me a swap: "Asus EEE PC 1001HA"
While that was about as old a device as the T91MT, it was clearly inferior in specs and was less than half the price of the T91MT. The nerve...

They then offered me something else, and I finally got a refund. Full thread here, in case anyone's interested.
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