Reviews and Problems with XFX HD 7970 Black Edition 3 GB
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XFX Deceptive Business practice
4 weeks ago
Summary: Their online support system sucks, and they don't reply for days and days on end. You're unable to contact them at a number so you just sit and wait... Poor communication and deceptive business practices.
Pros: Was listed as having Lifetime warranty (though this is deceptive)
Cons: After having a faulty fan in the first 6 months of ownership they didn't replace the card, they mailed me a used heatsink/fan assly with worn and missing thermal compound pads. I ended up doing all the work myself to 'fix' their defective unit. This lasted about another year with occaisional anno...
Summary: It was a great performing card for about six months then died. XFX customer sevice is impossible when I submitted an RMA they requested me to perform tests that I had stated I already performed then when I replied to them they never responded.
Summary: I got this card and it worked fine for a couple of months and then the drivers just kept crashing. I followed all of XFX's guidelines on this and even got the card RMA'd. After a supposedly brand new card I tried other solutions as well.
both fans on 3 of these cards all died within a few months, xfx support is extremely slow with replacements!
10 September 2013
Summary: both fans on 3 of these cards all died, xfx support is extremely slow (now waiting 3 weeks) and they act like they are doing you a favor sending replacement fans (wait, they keep running out of stock of the replacement fans for some strange reason) because their product died after only 2-3 months of...
Summary: This 7970 ghz is the dual instead of the single link I bought before and the cooler is bogged down by extra cnnector. The performance is choppy and I am getting ready to RMA because the crash issues lead me to believe it is defective. Also no reloaded free games like buying from Newegg.
Summary: XFX likes to advertise their warranty policy, but makes fulfillment next to impossible. My card never ran stably at the default "factory overclocked" rate and I had to underclock it by 50 mhz core and 100 mhz ram to get it stable.
Summary: I opted this card for its higher performance vs a 7950 (even though is marginal). I've should've read the reviews a little closer, did not see that this card is voltage locked (stupid me) so you can't really OC this card beyond 1050/1500.
Summary: When I purchased this card, I was very excited to see how it was going to enhance my system. I moved from an EVGA GeForce 560ti. Unfortunately, the card failed to meet my hopes. It crashed my system multiple times, provided terrible frames on my games and even overheated (I have 3 fans that are...