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Old May 22, 2010, 07:22 PM
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hey guys, reading up on your posts from xfx and looks like they've lost a customer i was going to get there card but seeing that there customer service is extremly bad i wouldn't want to take a chance...

so im thinking of this one:

ASUS Radeon HD 5870

anyone have any other suggestions or is this a good choice?

(also does asus have good customer support?)
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Old May 22, 2010, 07:55 PM
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Or this one for $407

Newegg.ca - GIGABYTE GV-R587UD-1GD Radeon HD 5870 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready Video Card
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Old May 22, 2010, 08:11 PM
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The asus card is very good for enthusiasts. If you're just looking for a regular 5870 and not overclocking or you have a tiny case, get a oem 5870 for cheap, around $350 or less (no tax)
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Old May 22, 2010, 08:34 PM
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all probly stick with the asus... im either getting this case Coolermaster Storm Sniper Black Edition

or this one NZXT Hades

edit: both have gpu cooling fans, im also planning on O.C'ing it...

any other suggestion are open
and thanks for the suggestions that people have already given me!




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im either getting this case Coolermaster Storm Sniper Black Edition
You can get a refurb version for much cheaper from here (and use the code SUMMERFUN for free shipping): CM Store
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Rarely do you see a story on how good CSR and RMA experience is. I usually see just the bad CSR and RMA experiences posted. As they always say, people only remember the negative things about someone. That's why you always want to try your best to leave a positive impression on them.
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Old May 23, 2010, 03:37 PM
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Rarely do you see a story on how good CSR and RMA experience is. I usually see just the bad CSR and RMA experiences posted. As they always say, people only remember the negative things about someone. That's why you always want to try your best to leave a positive impression on them.
Great point. And most of the time these warranty services are abuse by these people.
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Hmmm... I did receive some free adapters from XFX... Does that count? /\/\/\/\/\

Edit: ASUS is ok, but I hate their website and their response is not so fast.
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Hmmm... I did receive some free adapters from XFX... Does that count? /\/\/\/\/\

Edit: ASUS is ok, but I hate their website and their response is not so fast.
I've heard that said countless times.
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Old May 23, 2010, 08:42 PM
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Every single time I have called ASUS tech support, it doesn't take me long at all to speak with a person, and a person without an accent no less.

Never had to send anything back, I love ASUS. I have an ASUS mobo and sound card.
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