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Edited by Phaedrus2129 - 4/22/11 at 9:52pm
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Maybe XFX will come in this thread and offer you a full paid trip.
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That sounds pretty harsh, but I understand your pain. But if the card wasn't meant to be sold in retail outlets, I think they have an excuse not to work. Probably just a sales fluke.
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That sounds pretty harsh, but I understand your pain. But if the card wasn't meant to be sold in retail outlets, I think they have an excuse not to work. Probably just a sales fluke.
Why would retail packaging exist for a card intended solely for OEMs? It was in a nice box with lots of marketing on the outside, and lots of pamphlets and accessories on the inside. This was not an accident.
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Originally Posted by Phaedrus2129 View Post
Oh, and SCREW XFX
Considering their RMA fiascoes and their PCB manipulation to a cheaper state... I wouldn't [and will personally never] have even given XFX a chance Phaedrus :\\
    
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Maybe XFX will come in this thread and offer you a full paid trip.
Unfortunately for XFX, Phaedrus has standards and a moral code.
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*facepalm* that's so stupid... hope it all turns out well for you/him.

any chance of pics if you still have it? curious what the rebranded cards/boxes look like...
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Unfortunately for XFX, Pheadrus has standards and a moral code.
Yes, unfortunately.
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ups did same crap to me just this week on my psu tried to tell me my address waset valid when iv got 100+ shipments here and the house has had same address for 20+ years. I think ups is getting rid of some of their older drivers and hiring anyone that will do it cheap now days. You can mod the driver inf to install on any card if you can find out the cards id.
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Wow...that's pretty bad.

Did you tell the Geeksquad guys about it ? I know they're clueless sometimes, but ya might get a smart one once in awhile. Then again, they'll probably think it's the users fault.
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