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AMD Selects SAPPHIRE as Exclusive Global Distribution Partner for FirePro Cards

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AMD today announced SAPPHIRE Technology as its exclusive global distribution partner for AMD FirePro professional graphics. An international supplier and leading manufacturer of innovative technologies, SAPPHIRE has successfully collaborated with AMD for more than a decade, managing AMD products in various markets and acting as an AMD FirePro professional graphics channel partner in Asia.

The distribution partnership will be beneficial in driving stronger support for AMD FirePro professional graphics by delivering new distribution resources to AMD's channel ecosystem companies worldwide.

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that's good news. my friends keep asking me with the same question "where i could find the firepro retailer in Indonesia?"
 
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IME, unless Sapphire improves it's customer support about 1,000,000 percent, they are likely to cost AMD sales, not improve sales.
 
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This makes sense, Sapphire was ATI's distribution partner back in the day IIRC

IME, unless Sapphire improves it's customer support about 1,000,000 percent, they are likely to cost AMD sales, not improve sales.
Sapphire has some of the BEST support in the industry. From OUR experiences.

If you want to troll... :slap:
 
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i thought this was already done, firepro cards here are listed as sapphire/amd
 
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Sapphire has some of the BEST support in the industry. From OUR experiences.

If you want to troll... :slap:
I second this. I had a Sapphire card which I accidentally damaged while cleaning (Cracked one fin on the fan and it made this annoying noise if the fan speed went past 30%.). I sent it in and got a brand new one. The damage was really obvious i thought they wouldn't replace it but they did :laugh:
 

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IME, unless Sapphire improves it's customer support about 1,000,000 percent, they are likely to cost AMD sales, not improve sales.
In terms of computer hardware they had the some of the best customer service I've ever dealt with. Reps were quick to help and quick with my RMA. Sorry you must of had a bad experience with them.
 
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I think depends on which country you are. In US I am guessing sapphire needs to somehow give a good support. But in asia? unlikely. But I am happy though cause in our place, sapphire has a approved service center and actually, internationally, sapphire has 2 years warranty only. But Emtek, sapphire service center in korea extend warranty to 3 years. I like their my cards now. I keep pushing these babies but they just dont die. lol....
 
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that's good news. my friends keep asking me with the same question "where i could find the firepro retailer in Indonesia?"
Nowhere to be found! :laugh:
Quadro had been sole player in workstation graphics with Leadtek's Winfast are only brands available.They sell Quadro NVS 300 for the same price as FirePro V3900 :mad:
We just hope they didn't screw the price and mess up RMA policies :laugh:

IME, unless Sapphire improves it's customer support about 1,000,000 percent, they are likely to cost AMD sales, not improve sales.
In terms of computer hardware they had the some of the best customer service I've ever dealt with. Reps were quick to help and quick with my RMA. Sorry you must of had a bad experience with them.
I believe he's not trolling.Many of us outside US/North America/Europe are dealing with third-party distributors,so no Representatives or some sort.This "distributors" treat customer like 5 y'o toddler whom doesn't know anything about computers.Sometime we have to pay some amount to get what we actually had in the first place.Not to mention length time needed to settle just one problem.Simply put...your card DOA it's your fault,your card tearing it's your fault,your card overheat it's your fault,oh you want to RMA it?okay just wait a couple months or pay to make the process goes couple weeks :shadedshu