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Newegg: HIS iPower IceQ X² H290XQM4GD Radeon R9 290X $549.99

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I saw that. The reviews are pretty bad, 38% one star, and then there's the rebate to deal with.

The review of the HIS shows good temps and the best performance of the group, but the fans are a little louder.
The reviews are so bad because Gigabyte had a failed production of revision 1.0 cards if you get a revision 1.1 everything should work perfectly. I got one of the failed R9 290s from revision 1.0 it died in 2 days.
 
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The reviews are so bad because Gigabyte had a failed production of revision 1.0 cards if you get a revision 1.1 everything should work perfectly. I got one of the failed R9 290s from revision 1.0 it died in 2 days.
How was your experience getting that taken care of?
 
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The reviews are so bad because Gigabyte had a failed production of revision 1.0 cards if you get a revision 1.1 everything should work perfectly. I got one of the failed R9 290s from revision 1.0 it died in 2 days.
Good to know. Luckily when something is broken I just take it back to the shop and get a new one.
 
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How was your experience getting that taken care of?
Local law requires that retailers offer a 14 day no questions asked return period. So I got my money back a day after the card refused to boot.