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Old November 14, 2008, 01:01 PM
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Default XFX 4870s in the future?

http://neoseeker.com/news/9220-rumor...join-with-ati/

Rumours flying about XFX possibly switching to ati, as powerful as nvidia is youve really gotta wonder how much they can take. Nforce pretty much gone, another rambus lawsuit, now one of their top partners possible switching to ati? If they dont do something soon or EVERY rumour about nvidia turns out to be false, theyre really not looking too great at the moment.

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Old November 14, 2008, 01:25 PM
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Bah, we need eVGA to come over to the red side, can't say I personally like XFX.
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Old November 14, 2008, 01:45 PM
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I think nVidia will be fine.

They've still got a large portion of the market and they still have great tech.
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Old November 14, 2008, 02:15 PM
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Can't they just make cards for both companies like ASUS?
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Old November 14, 2008, 03:25 PM
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I think both ATI and Nvidia have too many AIB partners. Hopefully this downturn in the economy will weed out the bad ones. We, as the consumer, don't need the fly by night
guy's confusing everyone with ambiguous differences in product lines, crappy support and warranty issues
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Old November 14, 2008, 03:36 PM
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personally, I think this is needed, ATI's partners need a real kick in their rear end when it comes to warranties and I think XFX could do it easily.
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Old November 14, 2008, 03:46 PM
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personally, I think this is needed, ATI's partners need a real kick in their rear end when it comes to warranties and I think XFX could do it easily.
Absolutely, Asus has warranty, Gigabyte has warranty. My god, I was at Gigabyte's site two days ago. There was a (2008) bios update available for a 3 year old mobo

That's support!

We also need these guys, the engineers to build us a product that will last ABIT
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Old November 14, 2008, 05:10 PM
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Absolutely, Asus has warranty, Gigabyte has warranty. My god, I was at Gigabyte's site two days ago. There was a (2008) bios update available for a 3 year old mobo

That's support!

We also need these guys, the engineers to build us a product that will last ABIT
Are you complaining that Gigabyte still is support a boards bios 3 years down the road? Or am I miss reading something?
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Old November 14, 2008, 07:06 PM
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It's possible, we havn't seen ANYTHING from XFX since X58 and i7's came out, no news whatsoever.
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Old November 14, 2008, 07:13 PM
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Are you complaining that Gigabyte still is support a boards bios 3 years down the road? Or am I miss reading something?
I thought that was really good, that Gigabyte was supportive
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