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martin_metal_88 July 27, 2010 06:58 AM

Which to get??
 
Heyho guys! Some of you have probably notice that I am selling ym 2 video card in the BST section. There is a reason. I give up folding so I don't need those 2 GPU anymore. I also look for a little upgrade. But I am still undecided. I am thinking about these card and these model.

5850 :
Newegg.ca - MSI R5850 Twin Frozr II Radeon HD 5850 (Cypress Pro) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card w/ Eyefinity
Newegg.ca - SAPPHIRE Vapor-X 100282VXSR Radeon HD 5850 (Cypress Pro) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card /ATI Eyefinity
Newegg.ca - ASUS EAH5850 DIRECTCU/2DIS/1GD5 Radeon HD 5850 (Cypress Pro) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card w/ Eyefinity
Newegg.ca - XFX HD-585X-ZABC Radeon HD 5850 Black Edition 1GB 256-bit DDR5 PCI Express 2.1 x16 HDCP Ready CrossFireX Support Video Card

GTX460 : Newegg.ca - EVGA 01G-P3-1373-AR GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) Superclocked EE 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card
Newegg.ca - ZOTAC ZT-40402-10P GeForce GTX 460 (Fermi) 1GB 256-bit GDDR5 PCI Express 2.0 x16 HDCP Ready SLI Support Video Card

The main concern I have is that I am ATI and Nvidia Fanboy...that's not cool XD I am not a huge player so both card will do great but I plan adding a second monitor in the future. I am also concerning about some warranty. MSI have really bad reputation and for having deal myself with them I know they suck and that their warranty isn't really 3 years. Same for XFX, I know they have a crappy service. But I never tired zotac before.

Well to gos traight to the point, what is you favorite card in here guys? Also if you know some can be find use for cheaper it would be nice since I don't absolutely need brand new.

Ho a little P.S. I don't want the crappy version like sapphirecheap cooler for the 5850 and the wierd palit cooler for the 460.

Thx alot guys!

rjbarker July 27, 2010 10:21 AM

^^^ Evga Fanboy for life (Kruzin will back me as well)......no fvcking around with Support....just received my 2 "free" High Airflow Brackets for my 2 480's...although I've never had to RMA Cards, my step-up for my Mobo was fast an painless.

Agafaba July 27, 2010 10:25 AM

I would say 460, but if you want something cheaper I dont know what ZOTAC cards are like...

martin_metal_88 July 27, 2010 11:24 AM

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Originally Posted by Agafaba (Post 408203)
I would say 460, but if you want something cheaper I dont know what ZOTAC cards are like...

Yeah that's one of my main concern. I never really saw a review of zotac build quality ( on trustable site ) I will take a look on HWC previous review to see.

Jelah July 27, 2010 11:48 AM

I wouldnt suggest going with Asus if your still considering it, i tried returning a motherboard, and it was an absolut nightmare, thankfully i could return it to TigerDirect and didnt have to deal with them..

Called tech support, got hung up on 4 times after describing my issues, so i emailed them, its now been a week with no response, GARBAGE customer service.

martin_metal_88 July 27, 2010 11:52 AM

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Originally Posted by Jelah (Post 408244)
I wouldnt suggest going with Asus if your still considering it, i tried returning a motherboard, and it was an absolut nightmare, thankfully i could return it to TigerDirect and didnt have to deal with them..

Called tech support, got hung up on 4 times after describing my issues, so i emailed them, its now been a week with no response, GARBAGE customer service.


Doing RMA is my job so I know how asus are. It all depend on the guys you get at asus. If he is cool everything will be fine but if the guy is pissed off, my god it's worst then cutting your own balls. They also have a bad tendency to send dead unit. But any company do that. Not so long ago we receive 3 defective card back to back from EVGA ( the client was dead annoyed ) and last week intel declined us a RMA when we receive the board it was broken in two. I seriously never shipped a board broken like that.

Jelah July 27, 2010 12:28 PM

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Originally Posted by martin_metal_88 (Post 408245)
Doing RMA is my job so I know how asus are. It all depend on the guys you get at asus. If he is cool everything will be fine but if the guy is pissed off, my god it's worst then cutting your own balls. They also have a bad tendency to send dead unit. But any company do that. Not so long ago we receive 3 defective card back to back from EVGA ( the client was dead annoyed ) and last week intel declined us a RMA when we receive the board it was broken in two. I seriously never shipped a board broken like that.

HAHAHAA omg now that is some bad customer service :p

I remember back in the day, a friend of mine bought a dell (:doh:) Had to return it because they put the wrong mobo in it, before he sent it back though, he filled it with cat shit from the litter box.. it was priceless.

gingerbee July 27, 2010 12:30 PM

NCIX.com - Buy MSI GeForce GTX 460 Fermi 675MHZ 768MB GDDR5 Dual DVI Mini-HDMI PCI-E DX11 Video Card - N460GTX-M2D768D5 In Canada.

my only too cents ha ha. or your choice of evga 460

martin_metal_88 July 27, 2010 12:39 PM

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Originally Posted by gingerbee (Post 408274)


Any reason GB to chose this one??

martin_metal_88 July 27, 2010 12:43 PM

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Originally Posted by Jelah (Post 408272)
HAHAHAA omg now that is some bad customer service :p

I remember back in the day, a friend of mine bought a dell (:doh:) Had to return it because they put the wrong mobo in it, before he sent it back though, he filled it with cat shit from the litter box.. it was priceless.


Ahah and they probably let your friend pay the shipping :haha: I think the best fail I ever saw is HP. It's now over 2 month we are trying to get a replacement for a 650$ pro printer from them. But the replacement never come in. When we call them they say it's staples that is supose to send you the printer. What??? another shop will send me a printer WTF is that??Still no sign of the new printer. We recently refunded the client because he was in need of a printer. That's a huge fail from HP and from far the worst I ever see.


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