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I uploaded this thread to failblog.



Edited by FXTOi7 - 4/18/11 at 7:22pm
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I don't blame Phaedrus, when is the last time any of us installed drivers from a disk? 2003?
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Originally Posted by joemaniaci View Post
I don't blame Phaedrus, when is the last time any of us installed drivers from a disk? 2003?
Correct. Disk drivers are fail about 90% of the time. Ask any 590 owner about disk drivers.

If anything this is AMD fault for not making drivers for retail cards available on the their website. It seems like this was a special deal with XFX and BB... but still AMD has no excuse.
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Correct. Disk drivers are fail about 90% of the time. Ask any 590 owner about disk drivers.

Well, actually, if you buy a Radeon AGP card (HD4650/70), chances are, disk drivers are what will most likely work without headaches, and the ones on the site (AGP Hotfixes) won't. LOLOLOL
 
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I don't blame Phaedrus, when is the last time any of us installed drivers from a disk? 2003?
But he was complaining that he had to go online to look for drivers and that they weren't on the disk....which clearly they were.
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Uhm probably just an engineering sample that's leaked This isn't a biggie though but I think maybe you're over-reacting.
    
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Best buys is expensive is hell, i am looking at 450 dollars when do a upgrade with a i5 quad core , new MB and new DDR3 memory. With newegg, i am only looking 350 or less. haah. Best buy blows sometimes. I am going with newegg for my upgrades , unless i see a video card on sale at best buy, which none is present at the time.
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I just looked on there site and found drives. http://xfxforce.com/en-us/products/g...ries/6770.aspx
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Best buys is expensive is hell, i am looking at 450 dollars when do a upgrade with a i5 quad core , new MB and new DDR3 memory. With newegg, i am only looking 350 or less. haah. Best buy blows sometimes. I am going with newegg for my upgrades , unless i see a video card on sale at best buy, which none is present at the time.
Check out Microcenter. Brick and mortar as well as online.

http://www.microcenter.com/

2 in CA, one in silicon valley, see link, and another in Tustin.

I had my wish list all set at the Egg and was ready to order. I saw an ad for Microcenter and did some research. They had a store 2 hrs from my place here in hartford and even with sales tax, I saved about 75.$

The best part was walking in and looking at the wall of motherbaords, video cards, all the cool stuff... man-0-man, loved it.

I drove home with the Asus motherboard box on my passenger seat, looking at it like a 17 year old looks at his prom date...
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Is it XFX to blame or AMD ?
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