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Perfect way to put it. They did in fact sell a card that had ZERO chance of working on a computer without internet access, and thats not listed as a specification. FAIL by XFX on this one.

I still say contact AMD and the BBB about this issue. Hopefully BB or XFX can get some fines. Wouldn't it be fun to know you caused a multi-billion dollar corp to get fined? Do it!

Agreed! Report this to AMD, include photos from the Box and a copy of the receipt with the purchase date clearly visible. XFX and/or Best Buy should not get away with this.
 
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ahh that sucks man. I have had no problems with xfx, but then again each person has a different experience. Allthough in the future i'm just going to get the msi Twin Frozr II models for a better cooling solution.
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I'm one of those weird people that have had nothing but great luck with XFX and I would still buy a GPU from them over many other brands.

They've had their moments of shame though.
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I would have to see pics of the box before I believe this.
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Well, I personally have no idea what the hell happened. Why this card is for sale when it is supposed to be a oem card or maybe it is a too early release and the drivers are not ready as planned.

It makes ATI, Best Buy, and XFX look bad.

IMO, I would not place all the blame on one company, but rather on all three companies.

Furthermore, I would expect the OP to know better also! I mean what the hell! Why are you shopping at best buy anyways? You know better than this bull fertilizer!

Why are you trying to place all the blame on XFX? You know they are a good brand that you have been backing for years.

Plan and simple. **** happens. People make mistakes and companies make mistakes.

So somehow because the carrier made a mistake and did not ship your product on time this is all XFX fault? lol
I think I made my point...

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Screw XFX lol. I've had a bad experience with XFX in the past with there watered down version of the 4890 that did not work for anyone! They gave me money back so i could buy the XXX edition. Fixed the issue. Now, more recent my xfx 6970's are perfect!
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Originally Posted by Nick7269;13155427 
Furthermore, I would expect the OP to know better also! I mean what the hell! Why are you shopping at best buy anyways? You know better than this bull fertilizer!

Did you read the first two paragraphs? We needed a card that day, and UPS screwed up my Newegg order.


Pictures are uploaded, should have them in the OP in a moment.
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Well, I personally have no idea what the hell happened. Why this card is for sale when it is supposed to be a oem card or maybe it is a too early release and the drivers are not ready as planned.

It makes ATI, Best Buy, and XFX look bad.

IMO, I would not place all the blame on one company, but rather on all three companies.

Furthermore, I would expect the OP to know better also! I mean what the hell! Why are you shopping at best buy anyways? You know better than this bull fertilizer!

Why are you trying to place all the blame on XFX? You know they are a good brand that you have been backing for years.

Plan and simple. **** happens. People make mistakes and companies make mistakes.

So somehow because the carrier made a mistake and did not ship your product on time this is all XFX fault? lol
I think I made my point...

His other card not getting there making him drop money for a card locally is not XFX's fault. But is it UPS's fault that XFX shipped a Retail 6770 to BestBuy when AMD does not sell Retail 6770's? You'd have to be pretty darn silly to think that.

But I'm curious how ANY of this is AMD's fault. They sold reference cards to XFX to be branded as OEM only, why AMD should be held responsible for XFX doing something they are not allowed to do is also silly.

You, good sir, are silly.
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you have the proof, now go report xfx and BB to the BBB and be done with it.
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