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It's alright Phaedrus, your past good deeds with all your PSU device more then make up for it. Does this mean XFX is back on your recommended list?
I still have concerns about their customer service (some of the RMA stories are pretty ridiculous), and there's still some things XFX needed to do better with the 6770. But yeah, they're off my blacklist.


I'll be revising the OP to make things more clear.
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If anyone ever has any issues with an XFX product please feel free to PM me.

I will try to keep active on the forum as I do my daily rounds but am always available by PM during the week. Please keep in mind that I am with the US support team so I can't do much with RMAs except in North America but am here for product support for anyone.
Appreciate that
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I still have concerns about their customer service (some of the RMA stories are pretty ridiculous), and there's still some things XFX needed to do better with the 6770. But yeah, they're off my blacklist.


I'll be revising the OP to make things more clear.
Reccomended at our own risk with their RMA?
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Oh god, I think I know what happened.

When we first installed the card I told my step-dad to download drivers from AMD's site, because I wanted him to get into the habit of downloading drivers from AMD periodically, rather than using disk drivers forever. Needless to say, they didn't work.

Then we got into a shouting match and I left the room. He then tried the driver disk.

When running the install disk, it gets to a point where it asks if you want to GET THE LATEST DRIVERS NOW, or use the drivers on the disk. He must have clicked the first one. Which leads to an XFX registration page. That's where I walked into the room.

The rest follows from there.

God dammit.


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Chicago!
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Also, I hate Chicago.
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Oh wow.

This thread took an interesting turn. Hopefully all those posters who wrote off XFX based on this story will see the update...
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Oh wow.

This thread took an interesting turn. Hopefully all those posters who wrote off XFX based on this story will see the update...
Chances are, they'll still be F this and that, and won't realize anything

Moral: Check everything!
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I was going to say something positive about XFX, I think too many people post one or two horror stories and never really hear about all the people who have no issues or good customer service.

XFX has always been good to me, really helped me out with that 5870 fiascos at release. Like 3 to 4 times a week I would request driver/bios mods for months.

Nothing trumps the EVGA support I just went through though. I want to hug a company... thats never happened before.

Looks like everything turned out okay.
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* buying it this weekend *

YAAAAAAAAAY. One question does anyone have accurate GPU-Z image?
Because on some site it shows 128GB bandwidth, but somewhere else it says 50+bandwidth.
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