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XFX Radeon HD5970
7.8 out of 10

XFX Radeon HD5970

850 Mhz Core Clock 4800 Mhz Memory Speed 4GB GDDR5 Read more

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Reviews and Problems with XFX Radeon HD5970

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Overall 2
2.0

Worst service ever

george r., Newegg
3 February 2011
  • Summary: I really hate when people say they'll never buy a product from a certain company in a review and its usually for nothing- so petty, (and the company doesn't really care as they already have your money) but in this case I can say I will never purchase XFX products again and anyone who ever asked my...
  • Pros: NONE
  • Cons: Wow... Let me start by saying it took XFX 7 months to get me a card that worked- 2 RMAs during that time, all the while telling me it was my system- So I built a second system... Same problems. Built a rig for a friend identical to mine, his worked mine didn't- I told them all this and it was sti...
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Overall 2
2.0

XFX Support is ZERO eggs

Thomas P., Newegg
19 January 2011
  • Summary: I am advising everyone to put XFX on hold due to extremely long dealing with these RMA issues. Two to three days for a tech update on the case. It took over two weeks to get my first card replaced. Never buying again. Back to EVGA and Nvidia GTX 580 SLI ZERO issues!
  • Pros: Fast if it would have ever worked, arrived DOA, replacement from XFX arrived with issues and failed this past week.
  • Cons: Took three weeks to get another from XFX and it too was bad but limped and bluescreened my PC. XFX said it was my PC for a very long time until the card died again.
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Overall 2
2.0

not worth it

BRANDI I., Newegg
2 January 2011
  • Summary: buy 2 hd 6970s,5870s,or the upcoming dual gpu card the hd 6990 this card is not worth the price
  • Pros: fastest card currently
  • Cons: fastest card only if the games support crossfire or sli 2 hd 6970s are cheaper more efficient and faster than the hd 5970 from xfx
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Overall 2
2.0

Beware

Kenny, Amazon
2 July 2010
  • Summary: Me and a buddy of mine both bought one of these when they first came out. We both bought the same mobos, CPU's, towers, etc. We thought it would be neat to have the same stuff. Well, he had no problems with his system. However, my system constantly gave me errors with the display driver.
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Overall 2
2.0

A Waste of Money!

Joseph M., Newegg
8 June 2010
  • Summary: It's been a great disappointment. This was my worst waste of money so far this year.
  • Pros: Great for watching movies on 55" LCD TV.
  • Cons: This will not give you any advantage in online games. I don't see much improvement from my old 9800GTX in offline games.
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Overall 2
2.0

Unstable and Horid support

Michael H., Newegg
20 April 2010
  • Summary: Spend your money on an NVIDIA card instead of wasting it on the ATI.
  • Pros: When they work, the cards are fast
  • Cons: Low quality installer, blue screens during driver installs, low quality support from XFX that is unable to come up with a better solution that completely re-installing windows.
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Overall 2
2.0

GLITCHES UPON GLITCHES

Gary D., Newegg
17 April 2010
  • Summary: i tried everything to make card run right.unistalled drivers through windows,driver cleaner pro.rolled back to older ati drivers.got to the point that i did a fresh windows 7 64 bit install and same results stinks but looking foward to getting a new card because the rare time that it did run ill...
  • Pros: nice looking huge card make sure you have a full tower case i have a coolermaster haf 932 fits no problem.really awesome product while the few minutes it worked.sent xfx a ticket very fast response from erik(thank you) but i just got unlucky and got a bad card =( sending it back to new egg.will n...
  • Cons: where do i start immedately after installing card and new drivers the fun begins.lets see rainbow artifacting colors, black bars on screen.and my favorite if you can make it to a game immedate freezing
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Overall 2
2.0

Bad card

Joe G., Newegg
16 February 2010
  • Pros: great card - if it worked
  • Cons: doesnt work.. crashes on every OS, every catalyst driver.. 950w psu. This card gave me 4 days of hell before i finally decided to rma it. Now XFX or newegg can garauntee me a new card... they said i will most likely get a refund. That means i have to sit here every day refreshing the site and wai...
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Overall 2
2.0

XFX support.....HA!

William T., Newegg
14 January 2010
  • Summary: There support is pretty bad, i never had an XFX card before and this will be my last most likely unless they give me a replacement that isnt refurbished and actually works. They even said it was my system, installed a friends 5970 from asus and worked great.
  • Pros: Desent when not crashing
  • Cons: All it does is crash while in 2d mode. Yes, u can change it so it clocks to say 300 core and 400 memory if u read up on how to do it but then you just get grey screens intead.
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Overall 2
2.0

What a WASTE

Darwen P., Newegg
13 January 2010
  • Summary: XFX support - horrible takes 3 days to get a response and then this is what i get back.... Umm yea send the card back wait 4 weeks for an RMA , if its in stock we will send and its not new its a refurbished card...
  • Pros: Ummm...the card looks cool that's about it... Decent packaging Is newegg a pro? i think so newegg rocks!
  • Cons: Lets seee where do we start.... Non stop crashing, artifacts, yellow boxes blue ones , rainbows you think of a color this card has crashed to it... 2D - clocks are set to low 175mhz core - 300 ram locks desktop up and surfing the web Card came with old bios, had to update the bios on the card to ...
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