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UPDATE:

My 2nd card also artifacts in water area again....
both of them are bad cards?
Can someone else try WoW in ultra settings ? whoever bought these from tigerdirect recently.
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post #32 of 89
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Originally Posted by krazyatom View Post
UPDATE:

My 2nd card also artifacts in water area again....
both of them are bad cards?
Can someone else try WoW in ultra settings ? whoever bought these from tigerdirect recently.
Ok here's the deal. WoW's water on high and ultra is only supported by DX11 ... 4870x2 are DX10... lower to low or medium ;x
post #33 of 89
The great thing about this, is if you RMA it with visiontek, there is a 99% chance all these were there stock of 4870x2's they had available for RMA. so they would have to RMA it and give you a same/better card. Meaning for the $ you spent, you could end up with a $100 6950!!!!
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Ok here's the deal. WoW's water on high and ultra is only supported by DX11 ... 4870x2 are DX10... lower to low or medium ;x
I am not sure if you play wow or not.
If you don't enable direct 11 manually (SET gxApi "d3d11" in ***/config folder) it doesn't work. I didn't even enable direct 11 yet LOL.
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The great thing about this, is if you RMA it with visiontek, there is a 99% chance all these were there stock of 4870x2's they had available for RMA. so they would have to RMA it and give you a same/better card. Meaning for the $ you spent, you could end up with a $100 6950!!!!
I like 6970 lol
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post #36 of 89
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Originally Posted by krazyatom View Post
I am not sure if you play wow or not.
If you don't enable direct 11 manually (SET gxApi "d3d11" in ***/config folder) it doesn't work. I didn't even enable direct 11 yet LOL.
Nah I quit that POS game.

post #37 of 89
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I requested warranty service on both cards
This is my very first experience with visiontek and refurb video card. I hope visiontek has good warranty supports.
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post #38 of 89
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I requested warranty service on both cards
This is my very first experience with visiontek and refurb video card. I hope visiontek has good warranty supports.
Never dealt with them before..good luck and cheers to hoping you get an upgraded card ^.-
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post #39 of 89
Only played wow, very briefly on my computer, as I, in all honesty did not care for it. However, I did not remember coming across any artifacting in watery areas, or any artifacting at all. (as you can see I have a 4870x2 in my setup as well, not a visiontek one though.)
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post #40 of 89
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I requested warranty service on both cards
This is my very first experience with visiontek and refurb video card. I hope visiontek has good warranty supports.
How did you request warranty??
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