Black Screen issue, XFX replaced4/24/2015 10:12:57 PM

Pros: Card is a great value which is why I chose it. Card had issues but XFX replaced it (see explanation below).

Cons: The first card I received suffered from a black screen issue which is apparently common with AMDs R9 cards. I could perform all normal PC tasks with no issues, but gaming would crash to a black screen within a few minutes. After much troubleshooting and googling etc, I eventually RMA'd the card to XFX. Not only did they replace my card, they sent me an 290X instead. The 290X is working flawlessly and I was very pleased with XFX's decision to stand behind their product. If you experience a similar issue I highly recommend that you dont waste your time trying to fix the card, just RMA it!

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Manufacturer Response:
Excellent, im glad it worked out... For anyone who sees this review... XFX No longer replaces 290a's with 290X's, please dont break your card on purpose trying to get the free upgrade!!!! We ran out of stock and upgraded a few people to 290X Thanks! XFX Support neweggsupport@xfxforce.com
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