Thread: Want to Sell XFX 5970
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Old March 28, 2010, 10:36 PM
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Originally Posted by Realityshift View Post
Ever try talking to XFX about RMAing that? seems to me like a legitimate claim for RMA considering its not doing what its supose too.
I thought about it, but since it works fine with the original heatsink and if they test it, they will find nothing wrong with it. It will randomly GSOD while only playing a game with a temp under 40c. Its worse even when a game only uses one GPU. They would probably authorize the RMA, but then I got to thinking that if they didn't have stock, I'd have to wait more than just a few weeks. I just happen to be shopping for a fan controller for my rad to help warm the card up faster, and I find a 5970 sitting on the shelf. I took a chance buying it, and bingo...no cold bug. I would keep the XFX too, but since quadfire doesnt work well in Eyefinity...I might as well unload the XFX.

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Originally Posted by Apollo4g View Post
Ah alright.
Just curious what tools did you use to OC the card?
I used afterburner and Catalyst control panel. Mainly MSI's afterburner. I can confirm these programs had nothing to do with the cold bug either if thats what you maybe thinking.
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