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Actually, you would have to drop that 5870, unless it was the 5870x2 verision. So a 6950/6970/5970/5870x2 or 6990 would be an awesome upgrade for spending only $99
Whoever gets said upgrade for $99, I'll

And 5970 = 5870X2 underclocked. But yes, 5870 is the single-GPU equivalent of the 4870X2, so it's not ruled out.
 
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I would say,

If you want your money back go thru TigerDirect.
If you want to take a chance at possibly getting something better RMA with Visiontek. I figure thats slightly riskier- given the apparently quality of their refurbs.

Honestly since I have two cards, I was thinking of sending one to TD and one to Visiontek.
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Whoever gets said upgrade for $99, I'll

And 5970 = 5870X2 underclocked. But yes, 5870 is the single-GPU equivalent of the 4870X2, so it's not ruled out.
the 5870 performs worse in games, and benchmarks. maybe by just a little, but a little lower is not a same or better card.
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tell them you would like to rma the card with them and would like a replacement. They will have to send you a better card. that simple.
Done that, and they gave me a RMA number. I'm sending it in today. I wonder what the future has in store?
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done that, and they gave me a rma number. I'm sending it in today. I wonder what the future has in store?
keep us updated!
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How did you get your RMA number already? Did you call ? email? I sent in 3 RMA requests online and still no words...
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How did you get your RMA number already? Did you call ? email? I sent in 3 RMA requests online and still no words...
I just sent a request for warranty on my card too. It shows artifacts while playing Bad Company 2. The card runs hot as hell too. What a joke.
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post #78 of 89
Yeah, I just registered on their site, and sent in a ticket. They first tried to make me return it to TigerDirect, but I told them I want to RMA instead. So they sent me an RMA number, and I sent it in. I'll let ya know what happens.
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I just sent a request for warranty on my card too. It shows artifacts while playing Bad Company 2. The card runs hot as hell too. What a joke.
I agree. What type of shenannigans are they trying to pull here? Sooo many people with bad refurbished cards. I am very curious to see what happens. I could luck out and get a decent card, or I could take a $150 dollar lesson.
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$150?

$99
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