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Which ATI partners are considered to be most reliable?

Discussion in 'AMD / ATI' started by KBD, Apr 23, 2008.

  1. KBD New Member

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    Reason i ask is because someone i know needs a video card for new system, it probably is going to be an HD 3650. I heard that Sapphire was one of the best, are they? Can any others be recomended?
     
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    Visiontek has a lifetime warranty on all their products. :)

    Sapphire isn't bad at all though.
     
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    Does visiontek allow ocing and/or replacement of heatsink?
     
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    don't think any company will encourage changing hs, but OCing is ok with default hs.
     
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    I personally recommend Sapphire as I have owned an X600 as a backup card by them. Did a flawless job. When it came bad, Sapphire fixed it no change, even paid shipping both ways.
     
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    XFX and eVGA allow changing the HSF AFAIK. So far i'm looking at Sapphire and Visiontek cards. Any other suggestions?
     
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    ATI=Sapphire and HIS
    Nvidia=XFX and EVGA
     
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    VisionTek and ATI brand are about on par with each other - but the best of the mid-tier brands.

    Oh, and VisionTek also handles all the warranty issues for the ATI labeled brand.
     
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    Sapphire makes the "Built By ATI" cards, so they're good. HIS ICEQ cards are amazing too.
     
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    sapphire his and powercooler are some great ati card brands.
     
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    sapphire
     
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    All ATI cards Ive owned have been Sapphire, great brand!
     
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    Thnx for all the answers guys!

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    Visiontek i think pretty good all of my ATI Cards have been Visiontek haven't had a problem with them
     
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    I've only had rma experience with EVGA, and in that case I got my 3 year old 7800gtx replaced with a G80 8800gts 320mb. Even though I spent $520 on the 7800gtx originally, I'm slowly getting my money's worth. The rma went smoothly as well. Even though I had lost the original screws that came with the stock cooler, I just put the cooler in the same box as the card and it was accepted. :)

    Shipping only took 2 days too.

    Sapphire, the brand of my 2900pro on the other hand I'm not sure of. I've heard of really poor rma service and it only has a 1 year warranty. I didn't care though because I bought my card used.
     
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    Ive had great experiences with Visiontek and Asus ati cards.
     

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