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Sorry I just view these "warning" posts as having as much influence and effect as online petitions and "boycotts"
And yet you spent a lot of time and energy trying to discredit it.
It would be much easier to respect your opinion if you were coherent.

I might live in a capitalistic world, but pulling **** like this is not acceptable to me. Media literacy is an important discipline and I tend to be pro-consumer much more than pro-business, but I'd prefer not to fall into political talks as it has nothing to do with the point of this thread, which was "If what you are looking for is a reference PCB, XFX does not respect naming conventions, so buy from vendors that do."

There is absolutely nothing wrong or petty about that. None at all
    
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Guys ... chill out! It's not only XFX doing this change. All vendors are doing it.

I bought 2 Sapphire with the blue pcb and they are with this new revision... I had to buy new waterblocks since the reference ones just don't match...

For what i read... for OC headroom ... seems really good.
I'm only receiving my waterblocks next week, so i will test OC on those next week
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I didnt know abuot 5 threads.... that's has the ring of making a scene for a scenes sake.
I am a 4th year medical student. Next year I will enter my pediatrics residency as a R1. If I was treating your child, and one of the medication he took (perhaps prescribed by another doctor) was believed to be scam or did not help your child, would you want me to tell you?

I wrote across five other boards because not everyone is active everywhere. For instance, I mostly hang around [H], and rarely visit other sites. The chances of me seeing this post would have been next to zero had someone not cross-posted it to [H].

If you want to call spreading the word of a company that enters into shady business practices "making a scene", I will not lose sleep over that. Not at all. If that makes me a troll, I can live with it as well. At least I'll know I made people aware of an issue which people didn't know existed, and perhaps it will prevent them the hassle of wasting hours getting to the bottom of a situation during their sole vacation time in six months.
    
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CNFC Rev 1.0/1.1 is the current 6970?
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Bottom line to this thread is if you change a product in any way significantly-you should change the damn part number too.period.
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I would also strongly suggest that people buying replacement heatsinks for GPUs wait until they have received the product to be sure of the dimensions and screw-hole placements.
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Having read the entire thread and reading all your responses, it seems to me you are devoting quite a lot of time and energy towards discrediting the OP.

Moreover, your lack of rational argument and personal attacks against the OP lead me to believe that you are either trolling and playing devil's advocate, or somehow affiliated with XFX?
Totally, total troll here.

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OP I still agree with you this is bs and I would be pissed too.
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Bottom line to this thread is if you change a product in any way significantly-you should change the damn part number too. Period.
This.

I think that should be the end of this discussion.
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This.

I think that should be the end of this discussion.
Yup, OCZ just caught a bunch of flack for doing the same thing on the Vertex 2.
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