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post #11 of 56
Don't we have an XFX rep around here somewhere? It seems he is oddly absent from the recent XFX complaint threads.
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What happened with your 6770?

Edit: I'm curious as to whether any of their PSU internals have been sneakily changed now.
Edited by GameBoy - 4/17/11 at 1:12am
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post #13 of 56
I personally don't see how a bad experience with no driver support for your 6770 from AMD has to do with the quality of a power supply, but whatever floats your boat I guess.
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post #14 of 56
Quote:
Originally Posted by GameBoy View Post
What happened with your 6770?

Edit: I'm curious as to whether any of their PSU internals have been sneakily changed now.
AMD has no public drivers for 6770s because they're an OEM card but XFX still sell them as another retail card. So they're pretty much pointless lol... as Phaedrus2129 found out the hard way
post #15 of 56
The only reason I bought an XFX 750w Black Edition is because it is a Seasonic unit inside, but I would never buy an XFX graphic card or anything else, and honestly, if I ever need to uprade to a bigger PSU, it will for sure NOT be XFX

Thanks for the thread btw
    
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That's a shame, as I've been recommending XFX a lot due to their seasonic guts and crazy low price points. But I suppose it's not a deal if there is any problem and you get crapped on. They used to be a pretty solid seeming company, perhaps they just decided to cash in on their reputation and close up shop?

That's why I no longer trust "lifetime warranty" anymore, doesn't really seem to be plausible in the computing market that companies will be able to stand by such a warranty.
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post #17 of 56
Quote:
Originally Posted by ocpokey View Post
That's a shame, as I've been recommending XFX a lot due to their seasonic guts and crazy low price points. But I suppose it's not a deal if there is any problem and you get crapped on. They used to be a pretty solid seeming company, perhaps they just decided to cash in on their reputation and close up shop?

That's why I no longer trust "lifetime warranty" anymore, doesn't really seem to be plausible in the computing market that companies will be able to stand by such a warranty.
Yeah, BFG had lifetime and now they are rock bottom.
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post #18 of 56
EVGA has always done right by me, higher prices YES, but totally worth it. I use EVGA in high end gaming systems I build for clients, so far so good. I have used there RMA department quite a few times.

PLEASE EVGA start building AMD video cards...

As for XFX, after reading this thread I will not be getting a XFX video card.. I was going to go XFX for my next card upgrade, but im not sure who to go with now I want a AMD 6970/ or 6950..

Sappire? whats their RMA department like?
Edited by Killam0n - 4/17/11 at 3:23am
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post #19 of 56
I'd have to agree. I've not been a fan of XFX lately since they have been cheaping out on stuff. I admit their support is also pretty crap too, but it doesn't really matter to me if I buy an XFX PSU since RMAs are done by the retailer most of the time here but I'll still be avoiding XFX products.

Their products are generally at bad prices too and compared to ASUS or Gigabyte not as good, and their support is only 2 years in EU so why buy any graphics card from them anyway?..
    
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post #20 of 56
XFX messed with the wrong OCNer. Now they've really sealed the coffin shut.
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