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bad build quality and slow replacement
This review is from: SAPPHIRE DUAL-X OC 11221-00-20G Radeon R9 280X 3GB 384-Bit GDDR5 PCI Express 3.0 CrossFireX Support UEFI BIOS Support Video Card
Pros: frame rates are high, when it works it pretty nice. it mines....
Cons: gets hot, fan is loud (cause its hot), dual fans exhaust the wrong way and blow into the case instead of out of the case. I mounted a 120 fan to shoot air between these cards I have in crossfire to direct more air into them to dissipate heat faster, but I feel like it really doesn't do very much. stopped working after a week. voltage is locked. if you use in crossfire, driver support is eh at best (if you play bf4 in eyefinity). if it wasnt to try out mining or if I could mine at the same speeds with a Nvidia card I would much rather use them. they are quiet, eat less energy, and out put about the same if not more frames. and with the cost of these cards going so ridiculously high, if its for gaming only I would definitely save my money and buy two Nvidia cards instead. Now cons for Newegg, I really like your store and try my best to understand your business and be as open as I can to your model, but the shipping services you use imo is terrible. we pay to ship back to you, you ship it back to us as slow as possible (to save cost I'm sure) and during that time we lose time and your business loses customer satisfaction. I hope that soon your company is able to give better shipping services to customers. especially since you're charging almost double the price for these video cards.
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