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Some Sapphire Radeon HD 7870 Cards Affected by "Black Screen" Issue

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I've already packed it up; the process was quite quick and painless. Only needed to send 2 emails.

I'm just wondering why they responded when the closing business hours even listed in the email itself was hours before.
 

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I've already packed it up; the process was quite quick and painless. Only needed to send 2 emails.

I'm just wondering why they responded when the closing business hours even listed in the email itself was hours before.
because their times are set differently than ours so it applies to their time zone
 
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because their times are set differently than ours so it applies to their time zone
But they have the time zone listed next to the hours as PST?
 
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But they have the time zone listed next to the hours as PST?
You complaining? They must of had someone in the office or something.
 

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7870

i already have a Sapphire 7870 GHZ OC edition and i have not even a sigle problem at all!!!
 
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According to an investigative report by BeHardware, some Sapphire-made Radeon HD 7870 GHz Edition graphics cards may be affected by a "black screen" issue.
i already have a Sapphire 7870 GHZ OC edition and i have not even a sigle problem at all!!!
Then you are one of the lucky ones.
 
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i got 2 of these cards from the first batch now both are in RMA for the black screen issue how unlucky am i to get a 6 in 100 of a chance to have two cards with that issue. hopefully i get the credit so i can get money back for two 7970 instead
 

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i got 2 of these cards from the first batch now both are in RMA for the black screen issue how unlucky am i to get a 6 in 100 of a chance to have two cards with that issue. hopefully i get the credit so i can get money back for two 7970 instead
RMAs normally dont give you credit back, unless if you return the cards to the retailer.
 
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I wish I could get credit back.
I am quite busy this time of year, and being without the card the last few days, I've found that I'm fine with playing only various Source games with an HD 5450 at low settings 720p and an HD 6770 is available if I have growing urges.
Would anyone here be interested in a card straight from RMA once I receive it, before I head off to eBay.
 

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I wish I could get credit back.
I am quite busy this time of year, and being without the card the last few days, I've found that I'm fine with playing only various Source games with an HD 5450 at low settings 720p and an HD 6770 is available if I have growing urges.
Would anyone here be interested in a card straight from RMA once I receive it, before I head off to eBay.
sell it as heatware here
 
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Well, they received the package yesterday, and are sending the replacement out tomorrow.
Considering I live slightly greater than half an hour away from Althon Micro, I can expect to receive it before the week's end. :D
Would $215 be a fair price for this card?
 

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considering its new part, probably
 
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Well, they received the package yesterday, and are sending the replacement out tomorrow.
Considering I live slightly greater than half an hour away from Althon Micro, I can expect to receive it before the week's end. :D
Would $215 be a fair price for this card?
Different issues and different cards... but I am jealous. I am still waiting for them to say I will be getting another gpu.